Pupil gets a zero for swearing

2014-02-06 15:29

A pupil's matric result has been declared null and void after he swore in an examination paper, a spokesperson for Western Cape Education MEC Donald Grant says.

Concerns over matric 2012 physics paper

2013-01-10 14:07

A Stellenbosch University lecturer has highlighted omissions in the senior certificate physical sciences paper of 2012.

80% of matrics to fail maths?

2009-12-21 07:36

A mathematics consultant has warned over 80% of matriculants will fail maths exam paper 1 (algebra) if their grades aren't adjusted.

Mxit Reach launches great matric revision app

2014-10-27 10:33

Mxit Reach launches matric revision app to help learners ace exams.

12 end-of-year exam tips

2013-10-25 13:49

Take the stress out of exams with these handy tips (and a silly video).


Matric pupils writing their final dramatic arts paper were asked to describe how an actor could portray the rape of a baby by using a broomstick and a loaf of bread. Watch.

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SA teachers failing in maths

2011-04-04 18:15

A survey shows that some South African maths teachers are unable to do simple tasks like calculate percentages.

Matric exam leaks: dept ready

2009-10-22 22:22

Despite the leakage of some 2009 matric exam papers, the department of basic education says that necessary steps are taken to ensure the integrity of the exams.

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.

Hey, teachers, don‘t leave our kids alone!

2010-08-05 09:07

Is there any way we can find a solution that satisfies both teachers’ and learners’ rights?

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