Experts say 2020 matrics 'will need maths help'

21 February 2021 - 00:00 By prega govender

Education experts predict that the 2020 matric pass rate for state schools could be as much as 5% lower than the 81.3% recorded in 2019.

This comes in the wake of Friday’s announcement by the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) that the pass rate for private schools dropped slightly, from 98.82% in 2019 to 98.07%...

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