06 January 2014
The Western Cape Education
Department is looking forward with keen anticipation to the announcement of the
2013 National Senior Certificate exam results this morning.
WCED Director of Communication
Paddy Attwell said they have noted commentary in the media on the standard of
marking and large increases in pass rates.
Attwell they are committed in ensuring that
as many candidates of possible right to exams even if they are weak candidates
and increase pass rate is not an indicate of success.
“If the total number of candidates, who
pass goes down. We expect that more candidates have passed matric in the Western Cape in line with
trends in the province in recent years
We also expect in improvements in the
quality of passes measured by the number of candidate’s qualififying for the
university studies and by the Maths and Science,” Attwell added
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