• All Share : 49386.71
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Top 40 : 3488.52
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Financial 15 : 15386.63
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Industrial 25 : 61813.16
    UNCHANGED0.00%

  • ZAR/USD : 11.5850
    UP 0.13%
    ZAR/GBP : 18.0970
    UP 0.37%
    ZAR/EUR : 14.1529
    UP 0.04%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.0968
    UP 0.04%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.4303
    UP 0.04%

  • Gold : 1195.8700
    UP 0.04%
    Platinum : 1197.5000
    UP 0.29%
    Silver : 16.1050
    UP 0.16%
    Palladium : 807.0000
    UP 0.31%
    Brent Crude Oil : 61.380
    UNCHANGED0.00%

  • All data is delayed by 15 min. Data supplied by I-Net Bridge
    Hover cursor over this ticker to pause.

Sun Dec 21 08:09:54 SAST 2014

Parliament's basic education committee: Keep up good work

Sapa | 03 January, 2013 14:47
Malgas commended the minister and her department for the upward trend in the Mathematic pass rate, from 46.3 percent in 2011 to 54 percent, as well as in Physical Science, from 54.3 percent to 61.3 percent over the same period.
Image by: Gallo Images/Thinkstock

The increased matric pass rate in key subjects is a trend that should be reinforced in 2013, Parliament's basic education portfolio committee said on Thursday.

The committee congratulated the matric class of 2012 for increasing the overall pass rate from 70.2 percent to 73.9 percent.

"The 2012 National Senior Certificate (NSC) results signal great improvement and positive lessons towards an improved schooling system," committee chairwoman Hope Malgas said in a statement.

It would continue improved oversight of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's strategy.

"During oversight activities and presentations made to the committee on the readiness for the NSC last year the committee had noted good systemic planning and interventions drawn from the lessons learnt in 2011 and 2010, when the pass rate stood at 67.8 percent."

Malgas commended the minister and her department for the upward trend in the Mathematic pass rate, from 46.3 percent in 2011 to 54 percent, as well as in Physical Science, from 54.3 percent to 61.3 percent over the same period.

"This is critical for the enhancement of economic growth, global competitiveness and prosperity in the country."

SHARE YOUR OPINION

If you have an opinion you would like to share on this article, please send us an e-mail to the Times LIVE iLIVE team. In the mean time, click here to view the Times LIVE iLIVE section.