Bleak Future for Some South African Pupils


Although the matric class of 2012 has been lauded for their exam results, a report has revealed that seven schools failed to produce a single successful matric pupil.

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  • South Africa:  Gauteng Reclaims Top Matric Performance Position

    South African Government, 3 January 2013

    Gauteng Premier, Nomvula Mokonyane, has heaped loads of praises on the Class of 2012 after the province reclaimed the number one spot in matric performance in the country. read more »

  • South Africa:  SADESMO Congratulates the Class of 2012

    Inkatha Freedom Party, 3 January 2013

    The South African Democratic Students Movement (SADESMO) would like to congratulate the class of 2012 for their courage and dedication which ensured there was an increase in the ... read more »

  • South Africa:  DA Congratulates Class of 2012

    Democratic Alliance, 2 January 2013

    The DA congratulates all learners who wrote and passed the 2012 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. We thank their teachers, principals and family members for their ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Gauteng Records Highest Matric Pass Rate

    SAnews.gov.za, 2 January 2013

    Matric learners in Gauteng have achieved the highest pass rate for the 2012 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations, with 83.9% of the provinces' matrics having passed. This ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Matric Pass Rate Improves to 73.9 Percent

    SAnews.gov.za, 2 January 2013

    A total of 73.9% of the matriculants who sat for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations in 2012 passed their exams. read more »

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  • South Africa:  Statement During the Announcement of the 2012 National Senior Certificate Grade 12 Examination Results

    South African Government, 2 January 2013

    Allow me first to extend warm greetings to all our people and their children. Before presenting the results of the 2012 National Senior Certificate Grade 12 exams, I wish deeply to ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Record Pass Numbers for Western Cape

    South African Government, 2 January 2013

    I am delighted to announce the provincial results of the 2012 National Senior Certificate examinations. read more »

  • South Africa:  73.9 Percent Passed Matric in 2012

    South African Press Association, 2 January 2013

    A total of 73.9 percent of matric pupils passed in 2012, said Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on Wednesday. read more »

  • South Africa:  IFPYB Cautiously Congratulates the Class of 2012

    Inkatha Freedom Party, 2 January 2013

    Following the announcement of the National Senior Certificate results the IFP Youth Brigade has congratulated the Class of 2012 read more »

  • South Africa:  Basic Education Ready to Release Matric Results

    SAnews.gov.za, 31 December 2012

    The Department of Basic Education has welcomed the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training's declaration that the 2012 national senior ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Matric Results to Be Announced On 2 January

    SAnews.gov.za, 6 December 2012

    Cabinet is hopeful that the Class of 2012 will do well when the results of the National Senior Certificate examinations are announced next year. read more »

  • South Africa:  Successful Matric Examinations Wrap Up

    SAnews.gov.za, 29 November 2012

    The Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga has praised all those involved in ensuring that the 2012 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations were successful and without ... read more »