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We can all sometimes have a bad day when writing an exam. If you had a bad day when you were writing your exams and did not pass your National Senior Certificate (NSC) - or you are perhaps unhappy with your results - you may apply to have your exam paper re-marked or re-checked.


There are plenty of courses and jobs learners can do which do not require a matric certificate. So if you did not pass your matric do not worry. This is what College SA is saying and it's definitely peaking all our interests.


The 2020 matric pass rate dropped by 5,1% and Professor Moeketsi Letseka, the UNESCO chair on open distance learning at UNISA says that under the circumstances these results should be welcomed. 


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While some matriculants were celebrating their achievements and looking forward to going to tertiary institutions, not all learners had the same luxury as their results were not good enough. However, that is not the end of the world as these learners do have options to achieve their goals.


The DA announced that South Africa's 2020 matric results are not accurate as it does not truly reflect the number of students who are failed the 2020 NSC exams in the country.

 


Panyaza Lesufi, the Gauteng Education MEC, takes an aim at the education quality assurance body. Lesufi announced that Umalusi was unfair to the Matric Class of 2020.


With the Matric Class of 2020 having finally received their results, some may have performed better than anticipated and discovered that they are now eligible for further study – and the good news from an expert is that registrations are still open at some higher education institutions, so there is no need for matriculants to put their plans on hold until next year.


Matric inmates have made the Department of Correctional Services proud as they not only saw an increase in their Matric pass rate but also saw them beat regular public schools. Just like regular public schools, inmates had their schooling turned upside down due to the pandemic.


The Department of Basic Education has said that the decline seen in 2020's Matric pass rate is not Covid related and would have actually been very close to last year's pass rate. The Matric Class of 2020 achieved a national pass rate of 76.2%.


Equal Education released a statement that pointed out a number of factors that contributed to the decline in the matric pass rate.


After congratulating the Matrics of 2020, the Department of Basic Education turns its attention to implementing support systems for Grade 12 learners who did not do so well in 2020.


The Free State Education Department announced that they will begin with the preparations for the 2021 Matric final exams soon.


Minister in charge of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, has said that they are ready for the new intake of first time students and also gave an update on NSFAS, University and College admissions and CACH.


Umalusi was not expecting the Matric pass rate for the Class of 2020 to be what it is. The release of the matric results have been approved by Umalusi, the Quality Council in General and Further Education and Training. 


Kwazulu-Natal seems to have a teacher shortage as 4000 teachers need to be replaced and even more might be needed. The province's Matric pass rate has dropped since last year.


Armscor, the Armaments Corporation of South Africa, in partnership with the defence industry, is offering bursaries to exceptional learners through the Armscor Bursary Scheme.

The bursaries will be awarded to learners from previously disadvantaged backgrounds who intend to study full time in the engineering and science fields of study.


The Congress of South African Students is of the opinion that the Minister of Basic Education is arrogant and needs to do her job better. The Congress is happy with the results but believe that there's still a lot of work to do in schools.


Doing the hard work and getting top notch results definitely has it's rewards. Matric top achievers are being awarded  bursaries and laptops for their great work. President Cyril Ramaphosa has labelled those who sat for the 2020 National Senior Certificate 'scholars of courage'.

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