ARTICLES RELATING TO MATRIC

Matric 2014 of high standard - experts

2014-11-23 17:51

The matric class of 2014 can be proud when they get their certificate because this year's exams were challenging, education specialists say.

Enter as a child, graduate as an adult?

2014-10-27 12:07

Enter as a child, graduate as an adult?

The missing children

2014-10-27 09:26

Michelle Jones investigates the stat that nearly 1 in 2 schoolkids drop out with no qualifications.

IEB matrics set to start writing

2014-10-21 07:24

Matric examinations for Independent Examinations Board candidates are set to start, the body says. The board has introduced an electronic locking system to control the distribution and collection of examination materials.

Coping tips for parents of matriculants

2014-10-10 10:24

Tips to guide parents of matriculants during finals.

Coping tips for parents of matriculants

2014-10-08 09:29

Tips to guide parents of matriculants during finals; what and what not to do.

Gauteng ready for matric exams

2014-10-01 16:02

Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says Grade 12 pupils and the Gauteng education department are ready for the upcoming National Senior Certificate examinations.

Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family

2014-09-15 13:59

Exam time is stressful for the whole family, especially when you're dealing with Matric finals.

Gauteng healthiest province in SA - Mokonyane

2014-02-25 10:27

The life expectancy of people living in Gauteng has improved as a result more access to health care, says Premier Nomvula Mokonyane.

Matric pupil kills herself on first day

2014-01-16 13:31

A matric pupil at a Johannesburg school committed suicide on the first day of the 2014 academic year, according to a report.

0% matric pass rate at expensive school

2014-01-12 14:39
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It has been revealed that all six matrics at an independent school in Midrand - that charges parents R1 600 a month in fees - failed their exams.

MEC 'unaware of Limpopo school failures'

2014-01-10 11:48

Claims made by Limpopo education MEC Dikeledi Magadzi that no school within her province had received a 0% matric pass are incorrect, a report says.

Almost 400 000 study opportunities for matrics - Nzimande

2014-01-09 16:30

Close to 400 000 study opportunities are available to 2013 matrics at tertiary education institutions, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says.

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We speak to Unisa academic Dr Ramodungoane Tabane about recognising post-matric depression in learners who failed their matric exams. Watch.

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Education Expert and economist Nicholas Spaull says grade six urban students outperform the poorest 20% of teachers teaching grade six when it comes to mathematics content. Watch.

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Creecy: Gauteng setting the pace on empowerment

2014-01-08 08:34

Gauteng's matric figures show that the province is setting the pace when it comes to empowerment, education MEC Barbara Creecy says.

Education system not bad, says FF+

2014-01-07 22:30

The FF Plus says the education system is not bad, but many factors have a negative effect on its success.

Unequal access still a problem - Agang SA

2014-01-07 20:48
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Agang SA says unequal access to decent education along racial lines is one of the most glaring problems with the education system, after 20 years of democracy.

KwaZulu-Natal MEC pleased with matric results

2014-01-07 17:29

KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Peggy Nkonyeni has described the province's 2013 matric results as "a good story", but says more needed to be done.

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Education expert Nicholas Spaull explains why it’s problematic that a growing number of pupils are taking maths literacy instead of core maths

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Quality of SA education 'mediocre'

2014-01-07 14:21
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Cope has described the quality of South African school education as mediocre, following the announcement of the 2013 matric pass rate by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

Get your matric results online

2014-01-07 11:00

The 2013 matric results are available online. Here's where to find them.

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Unisa academic Dr Connie Haasbroek sheds some light on how matrics can mentally prepare themselves for higher education.

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2 in court for exam fraud

2014-11-10 11:19

A female matric pupil and a man are expected to appear in the Seshego Magistrate’s Court on charges of examination fraud, Limpopo police say.

The missing children

2014-10-27 09:27

Michelle Jones investigates the stat that nearly 1 in 2 schoolkids drop out with no qualifications.

Almost 700 000 matrics to write finals

2014-10-26 16:02

A total of 688 660 matrics are registered to write the 2014 National Senior Certificate exam, the basic education department said on Sunday.

Coping tips for parents of matriculants

2014-10-17 13:00

Tips to guide parents of matriculants during finals; what and what not to do.

Coping tips for parents of matriculants

2014-10-09 16:26

Tips to guide parents of matriculants during finals; what and what not to do.

Coping tips for parents of matriculants

2014-10-07 13:53

Tips to guide parents of matriculants during finals; what and what not to do.

Over half million to write matric 2014

2014-09-25 20:38

More than half-a-million public school pupils have registered to write matric this year, according to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

Business body calls for new matric pass mark

2014-08-05 05:00

The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed ministerial recommendations on the matric pass mark, and has urged their speedy implementation.

Gauteng healthier - Mokonyane

2014-02-24 21:25

The life expectancy of people living in Gauteng has improved as a result more access to health care, says Premier Nomvula Mokonyane.

Wits closes 2014 applications

2014-01-16 20:30

The University of the Witwatersrand says it will not accept more first-year students because it intends becoming more research intensive.

Western Cape honours top students

2014-01-14 20:08

Scores of Western Cape matriculants have received cash prizes and special awards at a ceremony at Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's Leeuwenhof residence in Cape Town.

47% quit school at Grade 10

2014-01-10 14:56
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Almost half of the pupils who should have written matric last year had dropped out of the system at the end of Grade 10, an investigation has found.

Hundreds of matrics still waiting for results

2014-01-10 10:37

About 900 pupils who wrote their matric exams last year - mostly through an independent examiner - are still awaiting their results, according to a report.

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We speak to Unisa academic Dr Ramodungoane Tabane about choosing the right qualification after matric. Watch.

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News24 speaks to Asil Motala, a matriculant from Westville Boys High, who obtained eight distinctions and was named South Africa's top matriculant.

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Finding a job after matric

2014-01-08 09:49

Education expert and economist Nicholas Spaull talks about the value of the matric certificate, with regards to matrics seeking employment, as well what the future holds for education in South Africa.

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KZN matric 'group suicide' story a hoax

2014-01-08 09:06

KwaZulu-Natal police have denied reports circulated on social media that five matriculants committed suicide after failing their exams.

Many pupils not part of SA' s 'hope and opportunity'

2014-01-08 05:30

It's sad that many of those who passed matric won't have jobs, especially in a country said to be full of hope and opportunity, says the PAC.

Township schools outperform model C schools

2014-01-07 22:29
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For the first time since the dawn of democracy, township schools have outshone model C schools with matric results in Gauteng.

No walk-in applications, universities warn

2014-01-07 19:12

As thousands of matriculants celebrate the release of their results, universities have warned they would not accept walk-in applications.

Gauteng matric results highest in 20 years

2014-01-07 16:16
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The Gauteng matric pass rate increased to 87% in 2013, making it the best matric result for the past 20 years.

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Matric results in a nutshell

2014-01-07 14:35

Matric results are out and the country is talking statistics. We cut through the clutter and give you the information you need to know. Watch.

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Education expert and University of Stellenbosch economist Nicholas Spaull slammed the matric pass rate during an interview in our studio. Watch.

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Free State matrics congratulated

2014-01-07 10:07

The Federation of Governing Bodies of SA Schools has congratulated the Free State after it scooped the 2013 matric pass rate top spot with 87.4%.

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Unisa academic Dr Connie Haasbroek sheds some light on how matrics can mentally prepare themselves for higher education.

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