ARTICLES RELATING TO MATRICS

YCL set to march to demand release of matric results

2015-06-20 13:54

The Young Communist League intends marching on provincial education department offices to demand that it release matric results that have been withheld while allegations of mass copying are investigated.

85 000 registered for supplementary exams

2015-02-11 16:25

A total of 85 000 people have registered to sit for the supplementary examinations, the department of basic education says.

2 800 pupils involved in matric cheating

2015-01-30 15:31

More than 2 800 matric pupils and at least 34 teachers and principals in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape are allegedly involved in mass cheating.

VIDEO: Your business can join maths movement

2015-01-14 05:00

Now that Via Afrika has launched a tool to solve the country’s shocking maths level, corporates are able to team up to sponsor special zones at schools.

Cheating matrics could face 3-year ban

2015-01-12 16:13

Matriculants found to have cheated could be banned from writing matric for the next three years, the education department says.

Gauteng top performing province

2015-01-05 23:30

Gauteng's matrics are the country's top performers in 2014, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced.

Group copying strange phenomenon - Motshekga

2015-01-05 22:38

The group copying in the 2014 matric exams needs to be stamped out, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says.

Matric 2014 pass rate 75.8% - Motshekga

2015-01-05 18:34

The Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga announced that the matric 2014 national pass rate is 75.8%, a decrease from 2013's 78.2%.

Report into cheating expected soon - Umalusi

2015-01-04 18:27

Umalusi says the first report detailing alleged cheating during the matriculation exams at 69 examination centres across the country is expected at the end of January.

DA calls for info on matric cheating

2014-12-31 22:30

The DA has called on Umalusi to provide more information about the matric exam copying in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.

 

University of Johannesburg's Winter School a must for matrics

2015-06-17 09:40

The University of Johannesburg's first Winter School offers a wealth of knowledge for school learners from 6-10 July 2015.

Cheating matrics may register for supplementary exams

2015-02-09 14:21

Matriculants implicated in the group copying scandal in the Eastern Cape in 2014 may apply to sit supplementary exams, the provincial education department says.

Matric mystery: What happens to all the girls who get bachelor passes?

2015-01-20 14:05

Girls with bachelor passes are flooding into higher education - so why don’t they end up in jobs? News24 finds out more.

University not the only option - Nzimande

2015-01-12 17:03

Post-matric students should consider alternatives other than university, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says.

KZN government failing pupils - DA

2015-01-06 06:00

The DA says the KwaZulu-Natal education department is failing the province's pupils.

Decrease in 2014 results to be expected - Naptosa

2015-01-05 22:58

The decrease in the matric pass rate is to be expected due to efforts to improve the quality of education, teachers' union Naptosa says.

Matric pass down in 5 provinces

2015-01-05 22:38

The matric pass rates in five of the nine provinces have declined in 2014, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has said while announcing the results.

Matric pass rate set to drop

2015-01-04 20:31

The matric pass rate is set to drop for the first time in five years, according to the man responsible for exam quality control.

Matric: SACP supports non-publishing of names

2015-01-04 14:35

The SA Communist Party says it supports the decision by the basic education department to not publish the names of matriculants in newspapers.

Maths, physics results worse than 2013 - Umalusi

2014-12-30 22:26

The 2014 matric results for mathematics, mathematics literacy and physical science are worse than in 2013, monitoring body Umalusi says.

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