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Premita Leelachand

Friday, 13 February 2015 14:00

HSC 2014 : Performance of schools

The results of the Higher School Certificate (HSC) were released last week. Cohort 2014 achieved 75.4% success, a decrease of 2.53% compared to the previous one. While six colleges did a sans-faute, 43 colleges have a pass rate below 50%.
The safes of Dr Navin Ramgoolam could contain Rs 200 M to Rs 350 M, according to estimations. The counting exercise has reached its final leg and, estimates should end during the night of Thursday to Friday morning. By Thursday afternoon, the sum of Rs 210 million was counted.
Starting from scratch, Deepak Balgobin, 34, has been able to make it to the top thanks to his dedication and perseverance. Once a trainee waiter in hotels, he is now the Director of Human Resources and External Relations at Shanti Maurice of Nira Resort since five years ago.
Australia has supported Mauritius through many projects in the past and intends to pursue in the same vein. On Australia Day, celebrated on Monday 26 January, the High Commissioner Susan Coles highlights various sectors where Mauritians can do business in Australia. She also mentions the possibility of migration.
Yasheel Dharmishta Singh Awootar, 24, is currently a student in psychology in Budapest, Hungary. During the electoral campaign last year, he entertained Mauritians with four videos on YouTube in which he imitated different politicians. The series of Mauritian Mimicry were much appreciated and received good response, with one of them getting almost 60,000 views.
Friday, 23 January 2015 14:00

SC 2014: 73.4% students successful

Cohort 2014 of the School Certificate (SC) has registered a pass rate of 73.4%, slightly less than the previous year (74.98%). Profound analysis of the performance of the candidates will be available in the days to come, said Ahmed Jahangeer, the new Officer-in-Charge of the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate (MES). He also confirmed that the new system of posting results online went on smoothly and was well-received by both the candidates and the head of schools. 
The enquiry on the Roches Noires affair which started on January 8 2014 progressed further this week. The police wants to know whether Navin Ramgoolam, ex-Prime Minister was in his bungalow in Roches Noires on July 2, 2011. As at now, the presence of businesswoman Nandanee Soornack is confirmed. Other interrogations are in the pipeline. Also, major developments are expected in the probe on Anand Kumar Ramdhony’s death in police cell.
L’exercice d’admission en Std I et en Form I a eu lieu vendredi. 12 782 élèves ont rejoint le cycle primaire et 14 500 étudiants, après avoir réussi le Certificate of Primary Education (CPE), sont admis en Form I dans un des collèges d’État ou privé. La grande rentrée pour les autres classes se fera ce lundi 12.
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00

Get ready for school

It’s the end of the year and it’s the big rush towards bookstores and school shops. From the books to the school materials, the uniforms, the shoes, the schoolbags, and other accessories, pupils and students are preparing themselves to harness the academic year starting in January 2015. 
Friday, 12 December 2014 14:00

CPE 2014 : Girls score better than boys

The Certificate of Primary Education (CPE) results came out last Friday. Cohort 2014 registered a percentage pass of 77.21%. Rodrigues, which received the results at the same moment as Mauritius for the very first time, has registered 64.65%.  Schools in the category Zone d’Education Prioritaire (ZEP) registered a good performance overall, with 46.82% pass against 46.40% in 2013 and several of ZEP students are getting admission in National Colleges. Among the 30 candidates who took the exams while in detention, 12 successfully passed the CPE.
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