Mean score calculated for the results of the Southern and Eastern Africa Consortium for Monitoring Educational Quality (SACMEQ) in the specific subject and grade, as reported by the Local Education Group (LEG) of the evaluated country. SACMEQ has completed two major education policy research projects (SACMEQ I and SACMEQ II) between 1995 and 2005. The third project (SACMEQ III) commenced in 2007 and was completed in 2011. For further details please refer to the following web site: www.sacmeq.org. In Malawi SACMEQ I tested learners on English; SACMEQ II on English and Mathematics; and SACMEQ III on English, Mathematics, and HIV/AIDs.