Equal Education says the 2018 matric pass rate of 78% announced by the Basic Education Department is not entirely accurate as it ignores the number of learners who dropped out on the road to matric.
The Cape Chamber of Commerce says matriculants who will study at institutions of higher learning, should consider what skills are in demand in the country, in order to secure future employment.
It’s emerged that OR Tambo District Municipality Executive Mayor Nomakhosazana Meth’s two sons have been killed in a car crash.
Free State Education MEC Tate Makgoe believes that not giving adequate support to progressed learners is the reason the province did not to achieve the number one spot in the 2018 matric results.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the 2018 matric results are the best achieved in democratic South Africa. The overall matric pass rate in the country stands 78,2%, including progressed learners.