2015 IEB matrics' hard work pays off with 98.3% pass rate

The results of the 2015 IEB matriculants has remained significantly above average, with a 98.3% pass rate.

702 and Cape Talk's Ray White spoke to the head of the Independent Examinations Board, Anne Oberholzer, about the recent results.

Listen to the interview below:

It was a really good year, I think the students have performed exceptionally well. Their hard work over twelve years of schooling has paid off.

Anne Oberholzer, head of Independent Examinations Board

Good results come from a learning population who understands the importance of working hard. Good results don't come from putting in the work at the last minute.

Anne Oberholzer, head of Independent Examinations Board

Ray White also spoke to education expert and turn-around strategist, Muavia Gallie, on the disparities between the performances of public and private schools.

Listen to the conversation below:

There's a very low expectation of success in public schools. The belief that everyone can pass is not there.

Muavia Gallie, education expert

The culture of professionalism has very little to do with your qualification at university. In private schools there is far better accountability around professionalism.

Muavia Gallie, education expert

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