It has been announced that those who failed Grade 11 in 2014, but were pushed into Grade 12 in 2015, have significantly increased the failure rate.
Of course it would! How could failed students be expected to pass even harder tests??? The people who thought that miracle was possible are undoubtedly the same people who redefined “failed” into the term “progressed learners”.
It gets worse! Even when removing progressive learners from the equation, the pass rate declined.
We have been told to expect a “significant drop” in accounting and mathematical literacy.
If South Africa doesn’t fix its education crisis, South Africa, as we know it, will soon not exist.
Read more at ‘Matric Results Shock Looming’.