IEB matric results approved

2011-12-30 14:20

Pretoria - Umalusi on Friday announced it had approved the release of the 2011 results for matric exams held by the Independent Examinations Board (IEB).

Umalusi, the council for quality assurance in general and further education and training, said the IEB examinations were "valid, fair and credible", chairperson Sizwe Mabizela told reporters in Pretoria.

"Umalusi is satisfied that nothing has been compromised."

Mabizela said 8 281 candidates wrote IEB examinations. They wrote 60 subjects, two of which were not National Senior Certificate subjects.

He said that for 45 subjects the raw marks had been accepted, while for five subjects the marks were moderated upwards. The remaining 10 had their marks decreased.

The IEB still had to announce when the results would be released.

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