Are we teaching children to be afraid of exams?

2019-07-16 07:30

Mandie Shean, a lecturer at the School of Education at Edith Cowan University, says "exam stress could be making depression and anxiety worse for vulnerable young people."

PRINTABLE: The 2019 June NSC and SC exam calendar

2019-03-27 10:35

Here are the dates and times matrics of 2018 and South African adults will be sitting for the brand new June NSC and SC examinations.

'Leak' leads to bar law exam being aborted

2018-08-24 14:04

An "administrative error" has led to the leaking of answers to a South African bar exam paper.

Watchdog probing irregularities in financial planning exams

2018-06-19 07:47

The Financial Services Conduct Authority is investigating allegations of irregularities in regulatory examinations of the Financial Planning Institute.

Here's why students at prestigious high schools still cheat on exams

2018-02-27 15:13

Great expectations? When the stakes are high, the temptation to cheat is multiplied, says researchers. This 20-year study found the underlying reason cheating is so prevalent in affluent schools.

Mom finishes exam while in labour

2015-11-18 10:47

This mom started her journey to motherhood in the most remarkable way!

Foods for studying students

2015-03-05 11:57

Matrics face many challenges during their final exams but a balanced diet is one way to make sure they perform at their best.

Coping tips for parents of matriculants

2014-10-07 13:53

Tips to guide parents of matriculants during finals; what and what not to do.

Foods for studying students

2011-10-24 14:42

Matrics face many challenges during their final exams but a balanced diet is one way to make sure they perform at their best.


20 students commit suicide after exam results say they failed

2019-05-01 09:30

20 students in India killed themselves last week after an IT glitch reportedly led to them receiving results indicating that they’d failed their exams.

Candidate attorneys will have to rewrite law admissions exams after leak

2018-08-27 17:12

Some candidate attorneys are devastated by the news that they will have to rewrite their attorney admission examinations, following an announcement by the South African Law Society of South Africa.

Financial Planning Institute CEO placed on special leave amid exam probe

2018-06-20 15:55

This comes after financial market watchdog the Financial Services Conduct Authority said it would investigate the institute's examination body and stopped it from conducting exams.

The idea that we each have a 'learning style' is bogus — here's why

2018-04-04 13:56

There's no real evidence that different people learn better visually, orally, or by doing.

Mom goes viral after completing her final exam while giving birth

2017-12-19 13:13

What have you done today?

Brain boosting for children ahead of exams

2016-03-11 15:01

There’s nothing you wouldn’t do to set your child up for academic success. With the first exams of the school year looming, you’re probably already thinking of ways to support your young Einstein behind the books. The good news is that you can help them make light of their study load with proper nutrition and adequate exercise during exam time.

How teens can cope with exam stress

2015-11-02 11:31

Exam times are never easy. Are you prepared? Are you panicking? Natural health expert Erika Coertzen gives a few tips on coping with the stress.

Surviving your child’s exams

2014-10-13 13:59

If you have children, you will definitely expect no less than the best from them, especially when it comes to exams. If you think stressing over this helps, think again.

WATCH: These 5 food tips will help your studying teen stay in top form

2013-07-19 09:26

Matrics face many challenges during their final exams. Here are 5 easy ways to make sure they perform at their best.

Are parents too stuck on university education?

2011-05-31 13:29

There are other valid ways to gain experience and education, says Sipho.

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