Education Ministry, on Thursday, has stated that the highest number of students was included in the O’ Level and A’ Level national top ten in the history of Maldives during last year.
In this regard, the Ministry said that out of 5,955 students which sat of O’ Level examinations last year, 757 students had secured spots in the top ten. Meanwhile, 28 students had gotten ‘A*’ from all subject to take first place in the top ten.
Thirteen students in the O’ Level top ten were in the world's top ten for individual subject achievements and six students won the High Achievement Award.
A total of 2,642 students sat for A’ Level examinations last year, from which 348 students were included in the top ten. Six students had gotten ‘A*’ from all subjects to take first place in the top ten.
Moreover, 41 students won places in the world's top ten for individual subject achievements.
Education Ministry said that last year was an exceptional year in the Maldivian education sector. They cited the reason behind the impressive result as the collaborative efforts by students, teachers, school managements, principals and parents.
The presentation of awards to top achievers of secondary and higher secondary examinations of last year, is being carried out throughout the course of two nights.
In this regard, some students were presented awards and certificates at a function held last night, whilst the remaining students will be presented awards and certificates at a function held tonight.
Last night’s function was officiated by President Ibrahim Mohamed, who will also officiate tonight’s ceremony. First Lady Fazna Ahmed and senior government officials who attended last night’s function is expected to attend tonight’s function as well.