Learners who have either failed or did not do as well as they expected in matric have been encouraged not to lose hope because there are many options.
If you feel unhappy with your marks, you can apply for a remark from the Department of Basic Education.
If you are still not satisfied with the result, you should register for supplementary exams and take another opportunity at improving those grades.
The department also offers the Second Chance programme which provides free academic support. It enables learners to write supplementary exams for a maximum of two subjects, to meet the pass requirements of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations.
According to the department, learners who will be supported through this programme include: