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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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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 that are free,

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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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Covid-19 and the closure of schools (16/03/2020)

The IEB is an examination board and hence does not manage schools or advise schools on how to manage their day to day operations.  However, given the statement of our President Mr Cyril Ramaphosa  last night, it is our understanding that schools will be closed from Wednesday, 18 March until after the Easter weekend, pending further announcements.

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Covid-19 en die sluiting van skole (16/03/2020)

Die IEB is 'n eksamenraad en bestuur dus nie skole of gee advies rakende die dag-tot-dag bestuur van skole nie. Gegee gisteraand se verklaring van ons president, Mnr. Cyril Ramaphosa, is dit egter ons begrip dat skole van Woensdag 18 Maart tot na Paasnaweek toe sal maak, hangende verdere aankondigings.

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2019/2020 NSC SUPPLEMENTARY EXAMINATION (18/02/2020)

The supplementary examination will be written from 11 May 2020 to 21 May 2020.

The closing date for registrations for this examination is Friday, 13 March 2020.

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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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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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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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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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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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