COLLEGES OF EDUCATION FOUR-YEAR BACHELOR OF EDUCATION PROGRAMMES THIRD YEAR, END-OF-SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATION – AUGUST, 2021 SUMMARY OF RESULTS
This report provides a summary of the results of the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Level 300.
end-of-second-semester examination held in the Colleges of Education from gihto 22nd August, 2021. In all, 15067 candidates registered but 15005 sat for the examination. A total of 44 papers (excluding Field Experience: EBS 392); comprising seven (7) core and thirty-seven (37) electives were taken, with each candidate writing at least, eight (8) and at most, ten (10) papers.
Generally, the average performance of the candidates was grade B (70.46%). In the core courses, the candidates’ performance was high in EBS 349 (School Management and Administration), in which 8324 (55.64%) of the candidates had at least, grade B+. Candidates who scored grade D+ or D were 424 (2.83%). with 08 (0.05%) candidates recording grade E.
The mean and standard deviation (SD) for the paper were B (74.98%) and 7.35 respectively.
The candidates’ performance was low in EBS 348 (Educational Statistics) with 1507(10.06%) of them scoring grade B+ or better. Candidates who scored grade D+ or D were 5505 (36.72%) with 888 (5.92%) scoring grade E. The mean score was grade C (61.81%) with a standard deviation (SD) of 9.50.
With regard to the elective courses, the candidates performance in EBS 376J DA (Ghanaian Language and Culture: Syntax) was high, with 20 (90.91%) of them scoring at least, grade B+. No candidate scored below grade C+. The paper had a mean score of A (81.64%) and SD of 5.93. The candidates’ performance was low in EBS 350 (Statistics and Probability 1). in which 827 (24.92%) had at least, grade B+. Candidates who recorded grade D+ or D were 879
(26.49%), with 353 (10.64%) scoring grade E. The mean score of the paper was grade C (64.58%) and SD of 13.18.
The high standard deviation of 9.88 associated with the mean scores of the candidates shows that some of the candidates obtained high scores while others obtained low scores. The candidates’ performance can be described as Good, as the overall average performance was grade B (70.46).
Professor (Mrs.) Christine Adu-Yeboah
P.K. Mensah. Ph.D