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Matrics With Special Needs Score Over 500 Distinctions

Minister Angie Motshekga briefs media on Council of Education Ministers meeting. Photo Credit: GCIS

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Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says matric pupils with special needs received 562 distinctions.

She said that from the 2020 group, more than 2,161 learners with special needs sat for the examinations.

She said of the 2,058 that passed, 943 got bachelor’s passes and there were 562 distinctions from these learners.

Schools providing services to pupils with special needs were separately managed during the year, considering the needs throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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