What is the true measure of 'educatedness'?

2019-01-03 11:27

The best prepared learners are those for whom teachers open the world, who teach their students that education is what remains after they have forgotten everything they learned in school, writes Anne Oberholzer.

'I would work smart and not hard', says IEB top achiever

2018-01-03 13:40

Alexander Furman, who matriculated from King David High School Linksfield with nine distinctions, says his way of preparing for examinations wouldn’t necessarily work for everyone.

'My secret was not to overwork myself' - Randburg top-performing IEB matriculant

2018-01-03 12:21

Jonathan Du Rand, Trinityhouse Randpark Ridge’s top IEB matriculant for 2017, bagged himself eight distinctions.

'Don't follow your dreams, follow your strengths,' matriculant advises

2018-01-03 09:04

"Don’t follow your dreams, follow your strengths," 18-year-old Chad Himlock – a top performing IEB matriculant at Crawford College Sandton - has advised.

'Hard work pays off', says top Sandton IEB performer

2018-01-03 06:06

Zidan Cassim, aged 18, has achieved the second highest IEB result at Crawford College Sandton, with a whopping nine distinctions.

King David pupil shows that book smarts are not the only way to excel

2016-12-30 22:29

The school system needs to shift and allow students to explore other strengths that are not necessarily academic, says Milan Levy from King David High School in Linksfield.

#MatricResults2016 trending after IEB results released

2016-12-30 12:30

#MatricResults2016 is currently a trending topic on Twitter, with users sharing praise, support and criticism.

Fees Must Fall movement must be constructive - top Durban matriculant

2016-12-30 08:26

The Fees Must Fall movement should be constructive, and not destructive, says matriculant Inessa Rajah, who just banked an impressive seven distinctions.

St David’s pupil achieves 100% in maths and science

2016-12-30 08:20

Passion, hard work, and making the most of your time with the people that are close to you are the ingredients to success, says the top achiever at St David's Marist Inanda, Shane Weisz.

Planning paramount for KZN top achiever

2016-12-30 08:03

St Mary’s top achiever Sarah Camp – who chalked up an impressive eight distinctions – says that planning was paramount in the lead up to her exams.


Top KZN matrics ready for further study

2019-01-03 09:29

Independent Examinations Board (IEB) top achievers are celebrating after learning about their exceptional results.

'It's a surreal feeling' - IEB matriculant with 12 distinctions

2018-01-03 12:37

Getting things done as soon as possible was the secret behind Toni Panzera's success in the recent IEB examinations.

'I am glad it’s all over' - top-performing Durban IEB matriculant

2018-01-03 09:45

Eighteen-year-old Sachin Naidoo is Crawford College North Coast’s top performing IEB matriculant in 2017, with a whopping nine distinctions.

'I dream of being an astronaut' – Durban matriculant with 11 distinctions

2018-01-03 06:06

A Durban matriculant who achieved 11 distinctions in 2017’s IEB examinations says she dreams of being an astronaut

IEB matric pass rate hits 98.76%

2018-01-03 00:01

The Independent Examinations Board has reported a 98.76% matric pass rate for 2017.

IEB is not necessarily better - Crawford College Sandton principal

2016-12-30 17:49

The head of Crawford College Sandton, which made the move to the Independent Examinations Board system this year, says it is not necessarily better than the National Senior Certificate approach.

I owe it all to my mom, says Crawford College top performer

2016-12-30 11:38

Kutlwisiso Setlogelo from Crawford North Coast College said her mother is responsible for the seven distinctions and the 84% average she achieved in the 2016 IEB exams. 

Straight A matriculant wants to help people with speech impairments

2016-12-30 08:20

After seeing her mother’s struggle with her sister’s speech impediment, top IEB matriculant Jessica Aguiar has said she wanted to help others struggling with the issue.

Love what you are learning, says top Waldorf student

2016-12-30 08:20

Exams are so much easier if you make studying all about expanding your personal knowledge, says Nathan Jones, the top achiever at Michael Mount Waldorf School.

Balance and perspective is key says straight A pupil

2016-12-30 08:03

Ivan Kahl says he used to stress so much about his schoolwork that even his parents would beg him to take a break, until he learned that balance is the real key to success.

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