Dr. Adutwum Drops National Standardized Test Results, Statistics, And Regional Rankings; Ahafo is First, Check the rest
Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, Ghana’s Education Minister, has revealed the results of the National Standardized Test Examination, which was administered to Basic 4 students in the country last year. The Ahafo area was the first to develop, followed by Bono. Western North and Western Region finished 15th and 16th, respectively.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has presented the exam results to the Education Minister, who also serves as a Member of Parliament for the Bosomtwe Constituency in the Ashanti Region on the ticket of the National Patriotic Party (NPP).
Dr. Adutwum stated in an interview on Asaase Radio that the findings would be revealed after the website to house the results has been successfully and completely put out.
In an interview with Asaase Radio 99.5Mhz, the Honourable Minister stated that the average performance for English Language was higher than for Mathematics. He stated that the overall average for the English Language was 54%, while the average for Mathematics was 46%.
Across all, 561,595 public primary four students took the standardized test in the country at 2,609 examination centers, with an average of 200 students per center.
Dr. Adutwum assigned the following regional rankings for the examination (from highest to lowest performing region):
The other six regions are;
The maiden National Standardized Test for Basic four students in Ghana took place on 17th December 2021.