COMMITTEE ON BASIC EDUCATION ATTENDS ANNOUNCEMENT OF MATRIC RESULTS

Parliament, The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education will today attend the official release of the 2019 National Senior Certificate (NSC) results by the Minister of Basic Education.

The Chairperson of the committee, Ms Bongiwe Mbinqo-Gigaba, emphasised that it is worthwhile to attend the occasion of the release of the 2019 matric results that are a fruit that has been produced also as a result of the oversight work of the committee.

“It is necessary to attend and appreciate the results of the good work that has been done by the department and other role-players and learn from the challenges that were encountered with the aim of improving in the coming year,” said Ms Mbinqo-Gigaba.

She welcomed the announcement by Umalusi, Council for Quality Assurance in General, and Further Education and Training that the results have met the quality assurance standards.

Ms Mbinqo-Gigaba added: “This is testament to the department’s effective planning in its efforts of ensuring quality matric examination process.”

Source: Parliament of the Republic of South Africa