Helen Zille and WC Education MEC Debbie Schafer will today announce their targets for the matric final exams.
The Education Department acknowledges that some pupils are studying under difficult conditions.
The task team was set up after accusations the National Senior Certificate was being “dumbed down”.
The Department of Basic Education is in talks with unions and various roleplayers.
MPs will investigate the decline in the matric pass rate at schools in two districts.
Education officials say many matrics in gang-riddled areas passed despite the violence.