Matric Results 2013: What Are People Saying?

The results for 2013 Grade 12 final exams have finally been made available, amid the usual jubilation, tribulation and controversy we’ve come to expect. Wally Walker went quizzing.

Jacob Zuma, the caring man that he is, tried to reassure and support nervous students. Jacob Zuma, uneducated man that he is, forgot that he never was a nervous student.

Jacob Zuma's Awkward Moment

We don’t need no education.

Optimism is always a virtue. If you’re optimistic, anything can happen. Angie Motshekga is an optimist woman. That’s why we had a 2013 matric pass rate of 78.2%.

Angie Motshekga's plan for a bright future

Sacrifice · n. – The practice or an act of killing an animal or person.

Julius Malema – himself a model student – was there to congratulate model students on their success.

A matric certificate is like a death certificate.

Apparently, over 50% of Economic Freedom Fighters are high school dropouts. That could change, thanks to honourable Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

An F for woodwork is still a pass. Just don’t sit on that chair.

The future of Mamparalanga looked bleak. Not anymore. Now there’s hope. Soon the province will surpass everyone’s expectations.

Where is Mamparalanga today? – David Mabuza

The matric pass rate is up. Considerably. “How did they do it,” you ask. Wonder no more.

A for Effort

Effort is a non-compulsory extra credit subject.

You’re supposed to have a matric certificate and be educated, not have a matric certificate and still be uneducated.

Don’t be so hard on yourself. There’s always hope. Others have achieved so much more with so far less.

Anything the mind can conceive and believe it can achieve, yeah.


Wally Walker - Photographer

Wally Walker – Photographer

Wally Walker is a world traveller and time travel aficionado. He’s been everywhere, and has a habit of blending into his surroundings, often making him hard to find.


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