The matric year is the most important year of all the years in secondary school or high school, from the moment a learner reaches high school and starts grade 8, they look forward to the day they get to matric.
The matric year is the most important for many pupils because it detemines their future, majority of learner's life and career paths are shaped after matric. The final results deside whether a learner goes to university or not, they decide if a learner gets a bursary, scholarship or not and they also decide on the course that a learner may wish to study for.
In South Africa there's more than one curriculums for matric pupils, majority of pupils wrote the National Senior Certificate (NSC) curriculum, these are learners who are in every public school in the country and a few private schools.
Many private schools wrote the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) curriculum.
According to the source, the results for the IEB have been released and pupils can check them online.
The source reported that the IEB class of 2021 has passsed with flying colours, they did better than last year, they achieved a pass rate of 98.39%, this is slightly higher that the class of 2020 who achieved a pass rate of 98,06%.
Candidates with a degree entry level is an impressive 89,2% which is also higher than the class of 2020 that had 88,41% degree entry level.
According to Timeslive, A total number of 12 857 learners full-time and 968 part-time candidates wrote the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) exams.
Those that wrote the National Senior Certificate, exams will have to wait a little longer. Their results will be released on Friday 21 January 2022 and they will be published in newspapers across the country.
Good luck to everyone waiting for their results.
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