More girls than boys obtain pass mark in O levels

first_imgGirls did better at O level exams when compared to boys, according to statistics published by the MATSEC office after students started receiving their results. More girls have sat for exams than boys in 2019.READ: MATSEC results out today98.6% of 16-year-old girls sat for their O level exams, an increase of 9% over the previous year. 47.9% have successfully obtained results which would make them eligible to enroll in a post-secondary school.READ: SEC exams: failures on the increaseAccording to the statistics published by MATSEC, female students are inclined to choose biology, chemistry and physics as their options. They are also inclined to choose one to three foreign languages. Male students on the other hand have a tendency to opt for vocational subjects.READ: Free SEC revision classes for students re-sitting exams in September895 results for vocational subjects were published in 2019, compared to 543 in 2018 and 92 in 2107. 76.3% obtained a mark between 1 to 5, and 84% between 1 to 7. The results are similar to those obtained last year.WhatsApp <a href=’http://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/ck.php?n=ab2c8853&amp;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’https://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=97&amp;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a> SharePrintlast_img