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Names of Grade 12 learners won’t be published

The names of Grade 12 learners who pass matric will not be published in the newspapers when the matric results are released.

This was revealed at the final Council of Education Ministers (CEM) meeting, which was held in Pretoria.

“The Ministers resolved that the results for this year would still be published in newspapers… but will only reflect the learners’ ID and exam numbers,” Department of Basic Education spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga said.

The CEM comprises Minister Angie Motshekga, Deputy Minister Enver Surty and all provincial MEC. They discuss critical matters affecting the education sector.

Mhlanga said the CEM had taken the decision to review the publishing of individual Grade 12 learners' results following a recommendation of a task team.
The meeting also discussed the implementation of recommendations contained in the National Senior Certificate (NSC) Ministerial Task Team report.

“CEM agreed that raising the pass mark for the NSC must be considered as part of improving …