Cape Town – Western Cape authorities have praised the matric class of 2022 for achieving a 81.4% provincial pass rate despite challenges related to Eskom’s blackouts, sporadic service delivery protests and the Covid-19 pandemic.
The province is ranked fourth nationally and recorded a 0.2% increase compared to 2021.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced it on Thursday evening. The overall pass rate was 80.1%.
Western Cape MEC for basic education David Maynier lauded the results, saying: “We are delighted that the matric class of 2022 increased the pass rate to 81.4% … more importantly, every single one of our successful candidates received a matric pass that makes them…
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