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2020 IEB National Senior Certificate Results (19/02/2021)

The 2020 NSC pass rate is 98.07%, slightly lower than last year's pass rate of 98.82%. 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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2020 IEB NSC Results commentary (19/02/2021)

The NSC has come to be seen as a rite of passage. Its value and significance as a qualification that marks the end of schooling and the beginning of adult life means that its reliability as an indicator of competence and the trustworthiness of its assessment need to be protected.

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2020 IEB NSC OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS (19/02/2021)

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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2020 IEB NSC COMMENDABLE ACHIEVEMENTS (19/02/2021)

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

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Response to MEC Lesufi Umalusi statement (02/01/2021)

MEC Lesufi has placed a statement in the public domain to which the Board of the IEB has responded. The response of the Board is attached for your information. Please be assured that the IEB is awaiting the outcome of the court decision and will respond to the inaccuracies and unfounded accusations in the MEC's statement once that judgement is forthcoming.

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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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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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Process for recognition of distance education (including online) education institutions by the IEB (15/01/2021)

The IEB has received a number of Expressions of Interest from distance/online education institutions as well as institutions interested in operating under a hybrid model.


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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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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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