KZN woman still plagued by matric copying scandal

2017-02-24 08:10

A KwaZulu-Natal woman accused of being part of a group copying scandal in her matric year has been unable to move on with her life because she has still not received her results two years later.

How is SA changing: Education

2017-01-31 09:59

How have various aspects of education, including university enrolments, matric pass rates and representation in academia changed since the fall of apartheid?

12 Things all first-years must do

2017-01-29 06:09

Matric is over and a whole new experience lies ahead, which can be quite daunting. Danielle Fontaine offers some advice.

SA’s Matric results: Pretty mucky water lurks beneath a celebratory surface

2017-01-09 09:53

Education is back in the national spotlight after the release of the annual Matric results. A Wits professor explains why it is critical to look past the bald numbers.

How to get it right

2017-01-08 06:01

His pupils are seated every year among the country’s top achievers at matric-results functions and the cllass of 2016 was no exception.

Spotlight: Teen suicide - What to look out for

2016-12-07 09:15

Being able to identify warning signs and knowing what needs to be done could be a matter of life or death.

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.


Time to learn

2017-02-03 12:16

What does South Africa’s matric pass rate actually mean? And what about those who didn’t make it?

Opportunity for marginalised pupils records steady progress

2017-01-29 07:37

Three young women from two of the 20 secondary schools adopted by the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) in 2013 were among the top performers in the matric class of 2016.

"I am a wolf parent": confessions of a matric mom

2017-01-23 08:52

Jennifer Crocker, whose last child just finished matric, reflects on the way she brought her kids up.

New ride for your Matriculant? 'Don't waste money on expensive cars'

2017-01-09 07:30

'Spending too much money on depreciating assets doesn’t make sense and leaves one poorer,' says Wheels24 reader Cornelius Odendaal who believes parent's shouldn't 'waste money on expensive cars but rather to save and invest wisely'.

Need a ride for your Matriculant? 13 cars for less than R150 000 in SA

2017-01-06 08:32

Whether your matriculant chooses to study at university, take a gap year or complete an internship, chances are they'll need a car. We list 24 vehicles in SA to choose from!

LISTEN: How to deal with exam pressure

Tips and tricks on how to deal with exam stress

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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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