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SA ready for final matric exams - Umalusi

2016-10-06 21:01

The South African education system is ready for the 2016 final examinations, monitoring body Umalusi says.

Should my child learn a foreign language at school?

2016-06-03 08:39

Learning a foreign language can be a major boost for your child's future career. Which one's the best option?

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.

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‘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.

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.


Matric exams 2016! Here's all you need to know

2016-10-19 10:49

The matric finals are starting on Monday. We've compiled all the information to help you and your teen get through them.

My child is not interested in finishing school. What now?

2016-07-07 16:05

We all know someone whose teenager scraped through matric or didn't finish school, and feel helpless about their future. Well, there's help! Here's a round-up of great non-academic learning options in South Africa.

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.

'Keep perspective, find balance' - psychologist gives advice for matric exams

SACAP educator and Counselling Psychologist, Samantha Pretorius joins us in studio with advice for matrics.

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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.

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