South African Matric 2018 - Minister Announces 78.2% Pass Rate

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced that the overall 2018 matric pass rate in government schools, with progressed pupils included. She said this was a 3.1 percentage point improvement on the 75.1% achieved in 2017. She had earlier announced results from independent schools.

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announces the 2018 matric results.

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Several of the top IEB achievers for the class of 2018 at an event hosted by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

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