As matric results are released, is your teen at increased risk of suicide?

2020-01-07 08:35

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.

Help! My child missed an exam, what can I do?

2019-10-25 08:41

Taxi strikes, load shedding, illnesses and more can suddenly derail even the best laid plans. So what to do if your child has missed a final exam?

WATCH: Introducing the first aid kit... for your mind

2019-04-24 10:30

We have first aid kits for our physical health, but what about our mental health?

Matric jargon explained, from MEO to NBT

2019-02-18 13:31

Matric is complicated enough for both parent and child without the complicated terminology. Read through our handy glossary of terms that are bound to come up during this intense year.

NSC past exam papers: Technical Sciences

2019-02-08 16:17

Download these new Technical Sciences exemplars to help you prepare for the matric exams.

Born in SA but not a citizen - matriculant's university hopes 'shattered'

2018-11-27 08:08

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.

Business Studies paper gets mixed reaction

2018-11-23 14:37

Good for some but not for others. This was the mixed reaction of matric pupils at Northbury Park Secondary School after writing their Business Studies exam on Thursday.

Matric girl with cancer still writes exams

2018-11-21 14:17

Cancer during her matric year meant she had to undergo chemo while writing her final exams but Gaby Kleinhans won’t let anything stop her.

A Reddit poster gives some pretty potent advice for stressed-out matrics

2018-11-20 10:45

"Nobody is going to ask you in a job interview what your marks were at the end of matric." Exams end in a few weeks, and your matriculant may be knee deep in stress right now. Here's some words of encouragement from a mediocre achiever who says he still turned out pretty well, poor marks and all.

WATCH: DIY stress balls to get you through your final stretch of exams

2018-11-15 13:52

The exam stress can become overwhelming at times. So much so that you find it hard to stay focused. So we put together a super simple DIY in the hopes that it might relieve a little tension when you're feeling down and out. Check out these DIY stress balls.


Class of 2019, here's how to get ready for the matric results announcement day

2020-01-02 10:45

Education expert Nola Payne of the Independent Institute of Education (IIE) provides some guidance and advice for matriculants and their parents on how to manage the lead up to the announcement of results.

Download past matric exam papers for free here

2019-06-05 09:05

Here's a list of all the matric subject pages where you can find past NSC matric exam papers dating from 2008, as well as IEB past papers, to download for free and practice on.

Find the final 2019 IEB matric exam timetable here

2019-04-09 12:35

Download the schedule for the 2019 Independent Examinations Board (IEB) matric exams here.

NSC past exam papers: Technical Mathematics

2019-02-08 16:17

Download these new Technical Mathematics exemplars to help you prepare for the matric exams.

Sign language matric exam hailed as major victory

2019-01-15 06:24

The Dominican School for the Deaf has hailed as a major victory the fact that sign language has been included as a subject in the National Senior Certificate exams.

'Celebrate responsibly,' Western Cape MECs urge matric pupils

2018-11-27 05:22

Matric pupils heading to annual "matric rage parties" have been urged to "celebrate responsibly".


2018-11-22 06:30

MATRIC pupils yesterday told Daily Sun they enjoyed History Paper 2.

Haythorne pupils all smiles after ‘easiest’ Zulu exam

2018-11-21 10:58

With matric exams nearing the end, some Haythorne Secondary pupils reported their delight at how exams have been going, saying Zulu was the easiest paper.

The NSC June 2020 supplementary exams: all you need to know

2018-11-15 15:54

Out with the old in with the new, here's all the details you'll need if you plan on registering for the NSC June 2020 supplementary exams.

Maths paper two was ‘much better than expected’

2018-11-13 13:23

Matriculants at St Anne’s Diocesan College feared the worst when going in to write their maths paper two exam on Monday, but it turned out to be much better than expected.

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