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.


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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