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Arabic Schools Target 100% Grades A to C Pass Rate in PSR exams
The Director of Islamic Studies said this in an interview with the Media during Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, the Minister of Religious Affairs' visit to Belait Arabic School yesterday |PHOTO COURTESY : PELITA BRUNEI (Noraisah Muhammed)
January 5th, 2017 | 08:22 AM | 708 views
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The 2016 PSR exam results for Grades A to C obtained by students of Arabic Preparatory Schools nationwide are 97 percent and this year, the Islamic Studies Department targeted an increase to 100 percent. Towards this, the Department hopes to plan preparations and initiatives to realise the target.
The Director of Islamic Studies the Director of Islamic Studies, Ustazah Hajijah binti Haji Moktal.said this in an interview with the Media during Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, the Minister of Religious Affairs' visit to Belait Arabic School yesterday.
In the interview she highlighted the study pathways of students in Arabic schools. She said Arabic schools in the country are capable of producing high-calibre students in both religious fields and general academia.
She said students in Arabic schools, just like in other schools, have the opportunity to study at prestigious universities overseas, if they meet the high requisites.
Students who achieve excellent results in their BGCE 'O' Level Examination and Brunei Religious Education Certificate (SPUB) will be offered a Special 'A' Level Scholarship Scheme to study at the prestigious Jerudong International School ( JIS) for two years and then continue their studies in the United Kingdom in the field designated by the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
According to her, most of the students under the scheme had been bonded to be academicians and some were also bonded to be doctors in the medical field.
So far, three students are now studying in the medical field in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Meanwhile the Headmistress of Belait Arabic Preparatory School said that the academic curriculum for the arabic school students is not only to educate in terms of religious affairs but also to round them off with science education to fulfil the job market in various fields.
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