Names to be withheld from matric results

2014-11-25 23:01

Matric results published in newspapers would only reflect the ID and exam numbers of pupils and not their names, the department of basic education has announced.

'Celebrate responsibly', govt tells matrics

2014-11-25 13:00

Stern message issued to matrics to put safety first when it comes to partying.

Matric vac: Rite of passage or dead end?

2014-11-13 13:01

Thousands of matriculants in SA will soon take to the roads to celebrate Matric break. This 'rite of passage' will, as usual, prove deadly for some of them. Read this, and perhaps not...

Few hiccups as matric exams start

2014-10-27 21:01

An asthma attack, a car accident, and community unrest has caused minor problems on the first day of matric exams across the country.

KZN education dept made mistakes, court told

2014-08-25 13:08

The KwaZulu-Natal education department has made mistakes with pupils' matriculation certificates and exam numbers, a former school principal has told the Durban Regional Court.

Gauteng premier congratulates matrics of 2013

2014-01-07 19:11

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has congratulated the matric class of 2013 for improving the province's matric pass rate.

Matrics upset by rape question unprepared - Umalusi

2013-11-27 16:49

Examination authorities say drama pupils offended by a question relating to baby rape in a matric exam paper were unprepared.

Missing the mark

2013-01-10 07:33

What matters is education quality, not the matric rate, says Geoffrey Chapman.

Nzimande welcomes matric pass rate

2013-01-04 08:58

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has welcomed the improved matric pass rate, saying he is particularly pleased with the maths result.

Matrics, get it rite!

2013-01-03 15:25

Georgina Guedes has one message for this year’s matriculants – when it comes to written communication, the hard work is just beginning.

Registration open for matrics

2010-01-11 14:03

The basic education department says matrics have until January 22 to register for supplementary exams in subjects they failed, were unable to write or want to improve their marks in.


'Party hard but party safely' warning for matrics

2014-11-25 13:00

Stern message issued to matrics to put safety first when it comes to partying.

Matric exam worries amid Joburg taxi strike

2014-11-17 12:24

The taxi strike that left commuters stranded in Johannesburg is expected to also disrupt matric pupils writing exams, the Gauteng education department says.

Educ dept's response to report denialist - DA

2014-11-12 19:51

The DA says the basic education department has a denialist response to a ministerial task team report on the National Senior Certificate.

MEC has high hopes for Gauteng matrics

2014-10-01 19:14

Gauteng matrics should be able to compete with their counterparts around the world following the completion of the National Senior Certificate examinations, Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.

Supps pass rate under 23% - Motshekga

2014-05-05 17:21

Fewer than 23% of pupils who sat for the 2014 supplementary matric exams have received a matric certificate, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says.


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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Your matric farewell photos

2013-11-19 08:37

You've sent us your pictures, and now it's time for us to show it off!

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Economist calls for matric bonus

2013-01-08 12:53

An economist says the government should pay an incentive of R10 000 for every matric learner who gains a distinction in maths and science.

MEC warns on 'dysfunctional schools'

2013-01-04 07:17

Mpumalanga schools with a pass rate below 50% will be treated as "dysfunctional" and their management held to account, the province's education MEC has said.

Many matriculants will be jobless

2010-10-25 13:53

Fewer than 50% of all matriculants will hold a job in the formal employment sector before they turn 24, says the Human Sciences Research Council.

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