For first time over 50% of students eligible for matriculation cerificates

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September 23, 2014 14:11

For the first time, the number of students eligible for a matriculation certificate has crossed the 50% threshold, the Education Ministry announced on Tuesday.

In the years between 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 there was a marked increase of 3.6% in the number of students eligible to receive a matriculation certificate, from 49.8% to 53.4%.   This increase represents an additional 4,593 students who are eligible to receive their matriculation certificates.Dr. Moshe Dekalo, senior director of the examinations department at the ministry emphasized on Tuesday that the statistics from the 2012-13 academic year reflect the highest percentage of students eligible for matriculation exams to date.


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