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Slight decline in IEB matric pass rate

Private schools writing IEB exams obtained a 98.82% pass rate, a fractional decrease from last year

Calls to close the IEB are uneducated

Varied examination systems only help to better assessment and to ensure that national curriculums are used instead of foreign ones

IEB matric results: 98.9% pass rate

More matric learners are writing and passing the IEB exams

Single matric exam a step closer

The department believes it will promote equality but others say it’d be wiser to improve public schooling

IEB matric results: 98.38% pass rate and 14 900 distinctions

Students who succeeded in the IEB National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination achieved a 98.38% pass rate, and all qualify for tertiary study.

IEB boasts increase in 2013 matric pass rate

The Independent Examinations Board matriculants of 2013 have achieved a pass rate of 98.56%, an increase from last year's 98.2%.

IEB boasts 98.2% matric exam pass rate

A total of 98.2% of students who wrote the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations under the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) have passed.

IEB matric results show slight improvement

Independent Examination Board (IEB) examination results announced on Friday were a slight improvement on last year's, it has been reported.

IEB matric results improve by 1% in 2010

With a 98,38% pass rate, the Independent Examinations Board final (IEB) exams will see thousands of pupils entering university on a sure footing.

Best school? It’s the teachers who count

Teaching acumen, not pass rates, is what counts in a good school, writes <b>Alan Clarke</b>.

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