Almost 30% of rural students scored below five on the National Assessment exam, three times higher than in urban areas. The major difference is also in terms of the average number of ten, according to a report published by the Ministry of Education.
“Unfortunately, the poor quality of education in rural areas is confirmed – there were averages below 5 three times more than in urban areas”, said Sorin Cîmpeanu, in a press conference in which he presented the results of the National Evaluation .
A detailed report submitted by the Ministry of Education shows the percentage differences between village and city.
According to data published by the Ministry of Education, the percentage of students with averages between 1 and 4.99 in the National Assessment in urban areas is 10.05%, while in rural areas the percentage is almost 30%.
The discrepancies also increase with respect to the averages of ten. While in urban areas the percentage of students with averages of 10 is 0.23, in villages their number is only 0.02%.
Over 82% of students had averages over 5
In total, according to the Minister of Education, 82.3% of students had averages above 5. In Romanian, the percentage of grades above 5 is 85.9%, respectively 127,920 students, compared to 84% last year, an increase of almost 2%.
In Mathematics, however, the grades above 5 this year were 77.5%, more precisely 115,126 students, the minister added, pointing out that last year, only 83,000 students obtained grades above 5.
Regarding the counties, Sorin Cîmpeanu showed that absolutely all the counties of Romania have an average of over 5, in a proportion of 70%.
“Teleorman County had the lowest share of grades over 5, with 71.8% and Cluj had the highest, with 92.7%. Bucharest had 91.6% and Brăila 91%. “These are the three counties that had a share of grades over 5 to over 90%,” said Minister Cîmpeanu.
Source From: Libertatea