Certificate of Primary Education Mauritius

New CPE repeaters’ project improves pass rate in 2011

Around 3 per cent increase has been noted, Some 3,000 pupils formed part of this programme: The Certificate of Primary Education (CPE) Repeaters’ project which has been recently introduced has led to an improvement in the pass rate of the students. Around 3 per cent increase has been noted in the pass rate this year. [...]

27 Dec 2011, The Independent Daily

CPE review remains top priority

For the coming year, one of the top priorities for minister of Education and Human Resources, Dr Vasant Bunwaree is the review of the Certificate of Primary Education (CPE). The first national consultative forum concerning the CPR review was held on Monday and was attended by various stakeholders who made several proposals. “A lot of [...]

23 Dec 2011, The Independent Daily

24 pupils self-inflict blade cuts

Emilienne Rochecouste government school in Quatre Bornes is hit by a phenomenon unheard of among primary school children. Twenty-four Certificate of Primary Education children who are aged under 12 have self inflicted cuts on their forearms using blades from their pencil sharpeners. The act, which had been going on for a week now, resembles the [...]

17 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily

Disabled Act to be implemented soon

The Training and Employment of Disabled Persons Act, whose main objective is to promote training and employment opportunities for people with disabilities, will be amended to ensure that employers’ strictly comply with the provisions of the act. This was announced by minister of Social Security, Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun on Monday. The minister was attending an [...]

12 Apr 2011, The Independent Daily

Kreol Morisien to be introduced in Std 1

The optional language, Kreol Morisien, will be introduced in primary schools at Standard I at the beginning of next year. Twenty-eight teachers have already expressed their interest in teaching the language. These teachers will go through a six-month training programme, which will be carried out by the Mauritius Institute of Education. This was stated by [...]

22 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily