There are hundreds if not thousands of public servants who are facing disciplinary action - they did not benefit directly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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After 12 years of grade-school education, which outcomes do average South African school leavers actually attain? Are they educated in line with standards on the African continent, or in line with global benchmarks? The answer is a resounding "no" to both, meaning we need to ditch the obsession with pass-rates, Corrin Varady.
The Swedish and Hungarian governments are also offering study opportunities.
Equal Education calculates a throughput rate, which considers how many learners who were in Grade 2 in 2009, passed matric in 2019. This year the throughput rate was at 42%, quite a striking difference compared to the 81.3% the Department of Basic Education is presenting, writes Malin Steinsland.
Eskom terminated stage 2 load shedding on Wednesday at 06:00, but warned there is a high likelihood of load shedding this evening.
Parent24 spoke to Kayla from the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) to find out more about the impact the exam season and the wait for results can have on the mental health of teenagers.
More than 700 000 candidates are expected to sit for the National Senior Certificate examinations later in October.
It’s no secret that this country has gender imbalances in the workplace, a massive challenge that business leaders face.
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SO YOU have written all your matric exams, but now for you the dreaded wait has started.
JUDGING by matrics’ optimism after writing their business studies paper 1 yesterday, Mzansi can look forward to lots of business people getting into the market soon.
Both schools were also among the top-performing schools in 2018.
We must take charge of our destinies and create solutions for our children. We can’t afford to wait for this government to get its act together – if we do, we’ll be waiting forever.
If we do not address the problem of low literacy and numeracy skills in the system, especially in the early years, there is a high risk of streaming learners according to the education opportunities the system has afforded them, rather than their academic abilities, writes Equal Education
In the statement, Eskom said it would implement stage 2 load shedding from 01:00 to 06:00 on Wednesday morning, to maximise electricity availability during the day.
For those who are disappointed with their results, it is not the end of the world. There is absolutely no need to panic or become embarrassed, despondent, depressed or give up on one's vision.
A total of 183 inmates from 13 schools are expected to write their National Senior Certificate examinations, the Department of Correctional Services says.
Adri Wessels is putting South Africa on the map with his amazing aptitude for mathematics.
Being "bad" with numbers does not mean you cannot get through school.
Time is running out for Ebenezer Odei to get the funding he needs to be able to attend university in 2019. Odei was born in South Africa in 2000, but does not have permanent residence status.
PUPILS from Klwana Combined School in Nq-uthu Rural, KZN told Daily Sun they are confident they have done well in their Zulu paper.
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