Through the Looking Glass: Matric Results 2017

The 1871 book by Lewis Carroll, and sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland came to mind when Minister Angie Motshekga announced the 2017 matric results on the 4 January 2018. The Minister announced a year on year overall pass rate increase with results for 2017 standing at 75.1% with provincial breakdowns as follows:

Free State: 89.8% Gauteng: 86% Western Cape: 84.4% North West: 82.1% Northern Cape: 77.6% KwaZulu- Natal:73.6% Limpopo: 67.4% Eastern Cape:65.8%