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.

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.

All set for matric exams - Motshekga

2015-09-18 12:53

Everything is on track for the National Senior Certificate exams which are expected to start in 37 days’ time, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says.

It’s time to get studying

2015-09-09 11:26

For thousands of matric students out there, the final countdown to year-end exams has started. Here are some sound study tips to help you keep all that information in your head:

3 000 matric exam cheats given a second chance

2015-08-13 15:39

More than 3 000 matric pupils who were involved in “group copying” last year will rewrite the exams at the end of the year, the basic education department has announced.

Newspapers focus on matric cheats, varsity & Boko Haram

Today's newspaper front pages focus on the consequences of matric cheating, the lack of university spaces and Nigeria in the aftermath of the devastating Boko Haram attack that killed over 2000 people. Watch.

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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.

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.

Here's a matriculant's checklist for applying to university

Many matriculants are now at the point in their lives where they need to make a decision about their tertiary studies.

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Matric: the hardest M of all

2015-09-07 14:14

There are many trying Ms in the life of a woman. Menstruation. Men (if you go that route). Marriage. Motherhood. Maternity wear. Menopause. But the hardest of them all is Matric.

Foods for studying students

2015-03-05 11:57

Matrics face many challenges during their final exams but a balanced diet is one way to make sure they perform at their best.

Teachers blamed for matric cheating

2015-01-11 11:17

The school that has emerged as the biggest culprit in the matric exam cheating scandal is Mpikayizekanye Secondary School in KwaMbono, near Tugela Ferry in KwaZulu-Natal.

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