Top achievers' advice for acing matric

2016-01-19 15:23

Tips on making your final year a success

From dire beginnings, deaf Thabethe excels in everything

2016-01-07 11:15

A pupil from the KwaThintwa School for the Deaf in Cato Ridge has passed with three distinctions, while the school’s other matrics each achieved a distinction.

uMgungundlovu’s top matrics did not expect to be first

2016-01-07 10:30

The uMgungundlovu District’s top 2015 matriculant intends delving in the brave new world of mechatronics.

Brother follows in sister’s 7-A footsteps, thanks folks for keeping TV off

2016-01-07 10:00

A Pietermaritzburg family of matric brilliance that produced two top achievers in two consecutive years yesterday told of their secret to success.

Matric inmates raise the bar

2016-01-06 19:50

The inmate class of 2015 has achieved an overall pass rate of 73% - a marked increase on 2014.

Pass on uniform, don’t write on shirt, matrics urged

2015-11-27 09:01

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Education Peggy Nkonyeni has asked matric pupils not to destroy their school uniforms, but rather pass them on to those who need them.

Foreign pupils struggle with Zulu paper

2015-11-18 08:09

While Congolese matric pupils at Haythorne Secondary school said on Tuesday they found their IsiZulu paper two difficult, they paid tribute to their local classmates who coached them and helped them understand the language.

Matrics mean business

2015-11-13 10:19

Matric pupils sat for their business studies paper on Thursday, which Kharina Secondary pupils described as “easy”.

Ready, set, go Matrics!

2015-10-27 09:30

The matrics have started writing their finals. Here are some stats and the date when the results should be released.

Sharpened matrics will make KZN proud in exams

2015-10-23 10:45

Matric results will be released on ­January 6 next year.


New schooling system. Can SA cope?

2016-01-13 11:50

Teachers discuss their views on the proposed three stream schooling system.

Parent support for floundering matric graudates is vital - expert

This expert describes the importance of parental and family support for matrics who are struggling to come to terms with their results.

0 comments309 Views

‘A’ pupil needs funding

2016-01-07 10:15

A South Coast teenager who attended a deep rural school and achieved good matric results is concerned his future may be in jeopardy, because of his family’s financial position.

Excitement and anxiety as pupils wait for results

2016-01-07 09:30

Raisethorpe's Sasol garage was abuzz at midnight on Tuesday as thousands of people flocked there to get the first glimpse of the 2015 matric results.

KZN police on high alert as matric parties loom

2015-11-27 13:06

Police and traffic officials in KwaZulu-Natal are on high alert as matric pupils finish their final leg of exams and celebrations loom.

Over 17 000 matrics to rewrite leaked paper

2015-11-26 21:47

Thousands of Limpopo matrics will have to rewrite their Life Sciences exams after the paper was leaked - predominantly via WhatsApp.

Next year’s matrics urged to study hard for their exams from day one

2015-11-16 13:39

Raisethorpe High School matric pupils are hoping that today’s second life sciences paper will be just as easy as Friday’s first paper was.

Matric maths re-write letter a fake - department

2015-11-12 10:43

A letter circulated on social media saying matriculants will have to rewrite a maths exam is a fake, the Department of Basic Education says.

Maximum security in place to prevent exam cheating

2015-10-23 11:00

The number of candidates writing their matric exams has grown substantially, according to Education MEC Peggy Nkonyeni.

Prepare your teen for leaving home

2015-10-22 10:42

Too often our teens leave home only to fail to launch on their own. Give your young adult the necessary life skills and support with life coach and former teacher Godfrey Madanhire's tips.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.