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Why it pays to take Grade 11 as seriously as Matric

By Faeza
17 March 2016

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What learners and parents don’t realise, is that Grade 11 can arguably be considered as important, if not more so, than one’s final year ...

Throughout one’s school career Grade 12 – Matric – is viewed as the ultimate year, the year in which you have to account for what you learned in the decade before, and the year whose results will follow you for the rest of your life. But what learners and parents don’t realise, is that Grade 11 can arguably be considered as important, if not more so, than one’s final year, an education expert says.

“There are at least five reasons why Grade 11 learners should take this year very seriously, and put as much effort into it as they will next year,” says Dr Felicity Coughlan, Director of The Independent Institute of Education, SA’s largest and most accredited private higher education provider.

She says the penultimate school year is a significant one because it provides:

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