Matric Results 2020

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Matric is the ultimate goal for all students. Completing matric will allow you to pursue tertiary education, thus improving your chances of getting a better job with a higher salary.


College applications are a stressful time for many. It's important to make sure you make the most of your application and avoid any common mistakes.


As you start to make your decision on which college or university to study at, you'll need to know how much of a financial investment the college will require (tuition, accommodation and books) and what your potential monthly payment will be.


When you fail your supplementary exam, you might feel discouraged and give up. It is important to remember that everything will be okay. If you fail, there are options available to you. 


A matric certificate is the final high school or secondary qualification you can get in South Africa before studying further at college or university.


While you wait for your matric results, focus on what you can control. You can choose to be happy or unhappy. When you’re waiting for your matric exam results, you can feel stressed out. To cope with this stress, it is important to know self-care techniques. One of the most important skills in coping is to take care of yourself. This means eating, exercising, and getting enough sleep every day. 


If you did not pass your National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams or you are perhaps unhappy with your results, you may apply to have your exam paper re-marked or re-checked.


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. 


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.


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.


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.


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'.


In the 2020 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations learners with special educational needs achieved more than 600 distinctions.


The Western Cape Education MEC, Debbie Scafer says the provincial department is very pleased with the results achieved by the 2020 matrics. The province placed third in the country for their overall pass rate. 


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