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Matric Results 2020


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.

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