SA’s nationwide matric move price for 2020 dropped by 5.1 share factors

Motshekga mentioned 36.four% of candidates achieved a bachelor’s move, in comparison with 36.9% in 2019. She mentioned 26% achieved a diploma move, 13.7% a better certificates and zero.01% or 61 candidates a Nationwide Senior Certificates move.

At the very least 76.7% of boys handed in comparison with 75.eight% of women, however Motshekga mentioned extra women achieved bachelor and diploma passes than boys.

Greater than 24,000 of the 65,000 progressed pupils who sat for the exams handed and these included greater than three,000 who achieved a bachelor’s move.

Progressed pupils refers to those that have been progressed into grade 12 regardless of failing grade 11.

These pupils bagged 1,655 distinctions.

A complete of two,058 of the two,161 special-needs pupils who sat for the exams handed, together with 943 who had a bachelor’s move. The special-needs pupils produced 563 distinctions.

Motshekga mentioned that 124 jail inmates wrote the exams and 71 achieved a bachelor’s move, whereas 23 acquired a diploma move and 13 larger certificates.

She quipped that these inmates is likely to be the judges of the long run, including: “From being an inmate to a decide, I believe it’s getting there. So the achievement of our inmates, I shouldn’t say prisoners, is 86.three%.”