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Both teachers and parents have welcomed the ban of cell phone use by students in primary and secondary schools that was announced recently by the Ministry of Education.

Both teachers and parents have welcomed the ban of cell phone use by students in primary and secondary schools that was announced recently by the Ministry of Education.
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Government secures places for top students in private TVET centres

The Ministry of Education has sealed an agreement with private Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions under which thousands of students who passed last year’s national O-Level examinations will be enrolled in the schools.

The development was announced on Friday by Olivier Rwamukwaya, the state minister for TVET. View details

Education: The rise and rise of girls' performance

Efforts to get girls in school, stay in school and perform as good, or even better than their male counterparts seem to be paying off.

Early this week, the Rwanda Education Board released results of national exams for both primary and O-Levels.

At the Primary Level, girls recorded an 87.4 per cent pass rate compared boys who managed 85 per cent.View details

Editorial: Education reforms are taking shape

Last year’s national O-Level and Primary Leaving Examinations were released yesterday indicating a general improvement in performance. In O-Level, the pass rate was at 89.9 per cent, a slight increase compared to the previous year, where the pass rate stood at 89 per cent. The general pass rate in Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) in 2017 was 86.3 per cent up from 85.4 per cent in 2016.

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Senators call for coordinated research in tertiary institutions

Members of the Senatorial Committee for Social Affairs urged the Ministry of Education to ensure coordination of research in institutions of higher learning.

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