SABC News - Matric results


Results of 14 learners allegedly accused of cheating on the Maths paper two exam were given to the school on Friday.
Giyani High SGB unhappy with provisional matric results

Saturday 21 January 2017 07:32

The School Governing Body at Giyani High School in Limpopo is unhappy about provisional matric results released by the Basic Education Department.


'Maths and Science subjects can free South Africa from poverty'

Friday 6 January 2017 05:35

Mpumalanga was making inroads in encouraging schools in the province to appreciate the fact that mathematics, physical science and technology were the key to free South Africa.


Some of the best performing students will be awarded bursaries to study at various universities.
Free State sets new national record with matric results

Thursday 5 January 2017 21:13

Free State has reclaimed its number one spot it held three years ago, and set a new record.


Two schools Sekhukhune and Capricorn recorded a zero percent pass rate.
Vhembe leading all districts with matric results in Limpopo

Thursday 5 January 2017 20:27

In Limpopo, Vhembe which includes Vuwani, is leading all other districts in the province.


Celebration and jubilation started as soon as they saw that they have passed.
Class of 2016 celebrates matric results

Thursday 5 January 2017 17:55

Thousands of Matriculants around the country waited anxiously for the release of the 2016 matric results.


[File Image] UJ Metropolitan Academy is a school in Crosby, near Brixton in Johannesburg.
UJ Metropolitan Academy achieves 100% matric pass rate, again

Thursday 5 January 2017 16:16

The University of Johannesburg Metropolitan Academy has continued its legacy of obtaining a 100% matric pass rate with its Class of 2016, the university reported on Thursday.


Minister of Basic Education announced the results of the National Senior Certificate Examinations on Wednesday.
Massmart rewards top achievers from under-resourced schools

Thursday 5 January 2017 15:52

Massmart recognised learners in the Class of 2016 who did particularly well against the odds by giving three high performers from under-resourced schools hampers worth R80,000 each, the company said.


Nationally, the class of 2016 achieved a 72.5% pass rate, including progressed learners.
Gauteng matriculants applauded for good performance

Thursday 5 January 2017 15:19

The Gauteng Department of Education spokesperson Oupa Bodibe has applauded the province for remaining in the top three nationwide with an 87% matric pass rate.


The learners say they feel bad that the decrease had to occur during their time as the school's matriculants.
Mpumalanga matriculants disappointed by decreased pass rate

Thursday 5 January 2017 14:54

The official announcement of the 2016 matric results by Mpumalanga's Department of Education MEC Reginah Mhaule has opened doors for many learners to pursue different career paths.


For those who are not looking to pursue further education, a matric certificate is expected to provide proof of preparation for the world of work.
Why caution is called for when analysing SA’s matric results

Thursday 5 January 2017 14:12

South Africans are poring over the latest set of matric results which show how the country’s school leavers performed in their final exams after 12 years of formal schooling.


Professor Kobus Maree specialises in career counselling.
Matriculants should know their career options

Wednesday 4 January 2017 10:32

On Thursday, matriculants across the country will get their results at the end of their school career.


E Cape optimistic about 2016 matric results

Monday 2 January 2017 14:23

Education stakeholders in the Eastern Cape say they don't expect the 2016 matric results to be dramatically different from previous years.


Pupils who wrote their matric through the Independent Examination Board have achieved a pass rate of over 98 %.
Celebration continues with IEB Class of 2016

Friday 30 December 2016 19:11

Pupils who wrote their matric through the Independent Examination Board have achieved a pass rate of over 98%.


In 2015, more than 300 000 students received results via the SABC Education SMS and USSD services.
Matric students urged to register and receive matric results via SMS

Monday 19 December 2016 14:53

SABC Education in partnership with the Department of Basic Education is calling all South African matric students to register and receive their matric results through SMS or USSD lines.


Motshekga praises the W Cape's matric results

Tuesday 12 January 2016 16:05

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga had nothing but praise for the Western Cape as it celebrated its matric results in a ceremony on Tuesday.


Motshekga pessimistic on 2015 matric pass rate

Friday 30 October 2015 16:27

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga says although she wishes for a matric pass rate higher than the previous year, chances of achieving that goal are very slim.


Sadtu in KZN to help improve matric results

Sunday 11 January 2015 14:46

Sadtu in KwaZulu-Natal says it will introduce its own strategic plan to help improve matric results following a disappointing 7.7% drop in the grade 12 pass rate in the province.


N West matric “last push” campaign pays off

Thursday 8 January 2015 17:55

North West has attributed its improvement in matric performance to cooperation between teachers, learners and parents.


Education in prisons is a priority: Masutha

Thursday 8 January 2015 08:14

The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, says education for inmates is one of the priorities in the National Development Plan.


Ramaphosa laments culture of reading amongst youth

Tuesday 6 January 2015 20:09

ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has lamented that South African youth do not have a culture of reading.


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