News

Distance/Online education provision (03/09/2020)

The IEB approached Umalusi earlier in the year in respect of the ability of online schooling institutions to write the NSC examinations. These institutions are now able to register their expressions of interests with the IEB.

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AFSTAND-/AANLYNONDERRIG VOORSIENING (03/09/2020)

Die IEB het Umalusi vroeër die jaar genader ten opsigte van die vestiging van aanlynonderrig en die vermoë van sulke instansies om die NSS-eksamen by die IEB te skryf. Hierdie instansies kan nou by die IEB aansoek doen.

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ASSESSMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR HOME EDUCATED LEARNERS (03/09/2020)

The IEB has established a facility for the assessment of home educated learners. It provides home schooling parents with the opportunity of accessing a range of assessments to determine their child’s competency levels in terms of language and mathematical skills.

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ASSESSERING VIR TUISSKOOLLEERDERS (03/09/2020)

Die IEB bied nou vir tuisskool ouers die geleentheid om 'n reeks assesserings te verkry om hul kind se bevoegdheidsvlakke in terme van taal- en wiskundevaardighede te bepaal.

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COVID STATEMENT BY MINISTER OF BASIC EDUCATION (30/04/2020)

The past few weeks have affected South Africans in ways we have never experienced before. This, there has been an increase in anxiety and confusion in relation with the status of schooling

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LEARNING RESOURCES DURING LOCKDOWN (06/04/2020)

The IEB is an assessment body and hence is not a “provider” of teaching resources. However, times are unusual, and we have put together a range of online teaching resources.

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South Africa’s NSC is more than fit for purpose and is globally recognised (07/01/2020)

Over the past few years, a number of educational institutions operating in South Africa have taken to punting the benefits of an “international” qualification or education juxtaposed against the National Senior Certificate (NSC) and CAPS curriculum.

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The Current Context of Teaching and Learning (12/08/2019)

The world of the 21st century is one of constant change and mushrooming uncertainty. Economically, socially and culturally the existing mores are being reinterpreted to meet the needs of the future. Globally, education is undergoing a paradigm shift as  it seeks to prepare learners to live and flourish in this space.

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IEB National Senior Certificate 2019 Results (07/01/2020)

The 2019 pass rate is 98.82%, comparable to last year’s pass rate of 98.92%. All candidates who passed achieved a pass that is good enough to enter tertiary study at one of the three levels:

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The National Lockdown (24/03/2020)

The IEB offices will be locked down from Wednesday 25 March 2020 until Monday 04 May 2020.

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2019 IEB NSC OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS (07/01/2020)

Outstanding: achieved within the top 5% in 6 or more Subjects and achieved a rating level of 7 in Life Orientation.

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Guidelines for schools on maintaining hygiene during COVID-19 (01/05/2020)

This is a set of draft guidelines drawn up by the DBE, in respect to preparing schools for the re-opening of face-to-face teaching. Please note that this is a draft document at this stage and we make it available to assist schools with their own preparations.

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2019 IEB NSC COMMENDABLE ACHIEVEMENTS (07/01/2020)

Commendable: achieved within the top 5% in 5 Subjects and achieved a rating level of 7 in Life Orientation.

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