Changes to curriculum ‘affected’ 2014 matrics

2015-01-06 08:21

Changes introduced to the curriculum were a possible factor in the 2014 matric pass rate being lower than 2013, an academic has said.

“But there is indeed a raising of the cognitive demand in examination process of many subjects generally, so even though it is not a new curriculum, there are some subjects where a higher cognitive demand is placed on learners.”

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