NPO gives matric pupils a ‘helping hand’

2017-07-07 06:01
Photo: siphelele nketoThe 2017 matriculants (from left) Zanokhanyo Jafta, Mothlalepula Pakkies, Siyithati Pakkies, Anelisiwe Jafta, Siyamanga Pakkies and Simthembile Disane.

Photo: siphelele nketoThe 2017 matriculants (from left) Zanokhanyo Jafta, Mothlalepula Pakkies, Siyithati Pakkies, Anelisiwe Jafta, Siyamanga Pakkies and Simthembile Disane.

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THIBANE Combined School matriculants have promised to make history by getting 100% in their final exams at the end of the year, despite their being a shortage of teachers.

This year the class of Grade 12 has six pupils compared to 11 pupils last year, of those, only one passed.One of the Pupil Anelisiwe Jafta said they are going to achieve 100% pass because they are taking extra classes.

“We have evening and weekend studies at the school prepare for our exams.

“Mid-year exams were not difficult and we are going to pass,” said Anelisiwe.

Another pupil, Simthembile Disane thanked teachers and parents for being supportive as they are prepare to attend winter school classes in Ixopo next Monday.

An NPO – Centre for Moral Value and Justice - visited the school to talk the Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12 pupils about focusing on their studies last month. The organisation pledged to assist the matrics so they pass with flying colours.

Vuyo Landa, the NPO founder said pupils will be given study guides and forms to apply for bursaries when they go to tertiary institutions next year and they will be taken to companies to expose them to the work environment.

“The NPO is sponsored by the Department of Arts and Culture to help young people to reach their goals. We are going to helpThibanepupils to succeed by getting them bursaries and internship programmes,” said Landa.

The school told Fever that this year pupils are more committed to their studies compared to last year.

Blame for last year’s shocking results was pointed at the Department and Education for not providing enough teachers, however, the department said the school does not need more.

THIBANE Combined School matriculants have promised to make history by getting 100% in their final exams at the end of the year, despite their being a shortage of teachers. a

This year the class of Grade 12 has six pupils compared to 11 pupils last year, of those, only one passed.One of the Pupil Anelisiwe Jafta said they are going to achieve 100% pass because they are taking extra classes.
“We have evening and weekend studies at the school prepare for our exams. Mid-year exams were not difficult and we are going to pass,” said Anelisiwe.

Another pupil, Simthembile Disane thanked teachers and parents for being supportive as they are prepare to attend winter school classes in Ixopo next Monday.

A NPO – Centre for Moral Value and Justice - visited the school to talk the Grade 10, 11 and 12 pupils about focusing in their studies last month.
The organisation pledged to assist the matrics so they pass with flying colours.
Vuyo Landa, the NPO founder said pupils will be given study guides and forms to apply for bursaries when they go to tertiary institutions next year and they will be taken to companies to expose them to the work environment.

“The NPO is sponsored by the Department of Arts and Culture to help young people to reach their goals. We are going to help Thibane

pupils to succeed by getting them bursaries and internship programmes,” said Landa.
The school told Fever that this year pupils are more committed to their studies compared to last year.

Blame for last year’s shocking results was pointed at the Department and Education for not providing enough teachers, however, the department said the school does not need more.

 

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