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

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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.


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.

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