The Free State had the highest number of matric pupils who passed their 2019 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations, but it was Gauteng which obtained the highest percentage of pupils who qualified for entry to study for a degree. This according to the official NSC results released by Basic Education[…]
The Independent Examinations Board is happy with its 2017 matric exam pass rate of 98.76%. This is a slight adjustment from last year’s 98.7%. Over 11000 matric learners sat for the exam and 88.5% of them obtained a university pass. The results were released at midnight. The Board’s CEO Ann[…]
The Independent Examinations Board (IEB) is boasting a matric pass rate of 98.67% this year, up from the 98.30% in 2015. The results enable 87.61% of those who passed to go on to study for a degree if they want to, up from the 85.26% in 2015. And 9.83% qualified[…]
The matric pass rate is less than 45 percent when considering how few of the pupils who enrolled in Grade One in 2003 wrote matric last year, Afriforum said on Monday. Of the 1,187,961 children in Grade One in 2003, only 689,625 (58 percent) made it to matric last year,[…]
The national pass rate for the 2014 matric exams dropped to 75.8 percent, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Monday. The past rate in 2013 was 78.2 percent, Motshekga announced in Johannesburg, admitting her disappointment. A total of 550,127 full-time and 138,533 part-time pupils wrote the basic education department’s[…]
The class of 2014 who wrote the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) matric exams are receiving widespread praise after a successful end of year pass rate of 98.38%. Of those, 85.5% scored bachelor passes making them eligible for entry into university. The exams were written by 9978 full time and 475[…]
In a bid to assess the current state of secondary education, the Wits institute of Social and Economic Research played host to a panel discussion to address the issue on Tuesday. The discussion centered on whether the final matric year could be considered a true reflection of the country’s education[…]
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