Malawi Prison Service (MPS) correctional facilities have registered a 50 percent past rate in the recently released Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) Examination results.
MPS spokesperson Chimwemwe Shaba has confirmed the development saying 34 out of 68 inmates who sat for the 2020 Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) examinations have passed, representing a 50 percent pass rate.
According to Shaba the highest inmate is from Mzuzu Prison who has scored 17 points.
Shaba further said Zomba Central Prison has emerged overall performer out of the 19 correctional facilities after 10 out of 15 inmates passed the examinations.
Meanwhile, in the just-released MSCE examination results, out of 138,310 students who sat for the examination, 57,293 passed representing 42 percent, a development that caused uproar amongst the stakeholder while questioning the standards of education in the country.
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