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Proud moment for the country’s basic education as the 2019 matric results sees an increase of 3.1% from 78.2% to 81.3.
These were the words expressed by minister of basic education Mrs Angie Motshekga earlier today at Midrand Johannesburg.
Minister said this the best improvement and highest pass rate since democracy.
The top 3 performing provinces are Free state with 88.4%, Gauteng with 87.2% and with North West 86.8%. Gauteng took the lead with highest bachelors while Western Cape had highest number of distinctions.
No province performed less than 70%. Limpopo is the lowest with 73.3%.
Minister Motshekga applauded teachers and officials in public schools for improved performance. She said 96% of parents send their children to public schools meaning there is a lot that still needs to be done to make sure they learners in public schools.
None of the districts performed below 60%.