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The Western Cape matric pass rate has increased to 85.9% following supplementary exams and re-marks, Education MEC Debbie Schafer says.
The Young Communist League intends marching on provincial education department offices to demand that it release matric results that have been withheld while allegations of mass copying are investigated.
A total of 85 000 people have registered to sit for the supplementary examinations, the department of basic education says.
More than 2 800 matric pupils and at least 34 teachers and principals in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape are allegedly involved in mass cheating.
Now that Via Afrika has launched a tool to solve the country’s shocking maths level, corporates are able to team up to sponsor special zones at schools.
Matriculants found to have cheated could be banned from writing matric for the next three years, the education department says.
Gauteng's matrics are the country's top performers in 2014, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced.
The group copying in the 2014 matric exams needs to be stamped out, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says.
The Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga announced that the matric 2014 national pass rate is 75.8%, a decrease from 2013's 78.2%.
Umalusi says the first report detailing alleged cheating during the matriculation exams at 69 examination centres across the country is expected at the end of January.
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Matriculants implicated in the group copying scandal in the Eastern Cape in 2014 may apply to sit supplementary exams, the provincial education department says.
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Post-matric students should consider alternatives other than university, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says.
The DA says the KwaZulu-Natal education department is failing the province's pupils.
The decrease in the matric pass rate is to be expected due to efforts to improve the quality of education, teachers' union Naptosa says.
The matric pass rates in five of the nine provinces have declined in 2014, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has said while announcing the results.
The matric pass rate is set to drop for the first time in five years, according to the man responsible for exam quality control.
The SA Communist Party says it supports the decision by the basic education department to not publish the names of matriculants in newspapers.
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