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Improvement in some key performance indicators, says minister

Efforts of the Ministry of Religious Affairs, through the Islamic Studies Department have shown improvement for some key performance indicators, Minister of Religious Affairs Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman said.

Teachers who reached level three and above in Assessment of Brunei Teachers Standards – Teachers Performance Appraisals (BTS-TPA) have increased to 94.2 per cent (2023) from 91.7 per cent (2022), he said highlighting the ministry’s budget for the 2024-2025 financial year yesterday.

School at level three and above in the whole assessment school evaluation (WSE) have also increased to 94.7 per cent (2023) from 93.3 per cent (2022). Meanwhile Primary School Assessment (PSR) students who scored grades A-C have also increased to 94.66 per cent (2023) from 91.29 per cent (2022).

As for Brunei Religious Education Higher Certificate (STPUB), students who got mumtaz (excellent) increased to 53.33 per cent (2023) from 43.96 per cent (2022) while those who got jayyid jiddan (good) and above have also increased to 82.1 per cent (2023) from 75.53 per cent (2022), he said.

Meanwhile Brunei Religious Education Certificate (SPUB) students who obtained an aggregate of six to eight have decreased from 16.24 per cent (2022) to 10.87 per cent (2023). Those who obtained an aggregate of five and above have also decreased from 76.62 per cent (2022) to 69.5 per cent (2023).

“For Brunei Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Levels, those who obtained five ‘O’ Level and above decreased from 37.86 per cent (2022) to 33.81 per cent (2023).” – Azlan Othman