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.

WATCH: The secret behind Gauteng's third most-improved school

2019-01-09 14:28

It wasn't only the efforts of pupils that raised the matric pass rate at Moqhaka High School by 40%, but also the extra efforts of their parents, says the school's proud principal.

How matric results reflect the inequalities of public and private education

2019-01-08 14:03

Quality education should not become something that can only be enjoyed by those who have money, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

Raising the bar from behind bars: From criminal teen to top achieving pupil in a KZN correctional facility

2019-01-04 20:02

Entering the South African correctional facility as a teenager, a young KwaZulu-Natal boy thought that all hope was lost.

Gauteng celebrates: Only 3 schools didn't reach a 70% matric pass rate

2019-01-04 17:43

Of the 94 870 pupils who sat for their National Senior Certificate in Gauteng, 83 406 passed, the province's education department has announced.

This Cape Flats school increased its matric pass rate by more than 30%

2019-01-04 15:48

The Cape Flats suburb of Delft has one of the highest rates of violent crime in the country, but matric pupils at one high school have risen above their circumstances to record an impressive 31.1% increase in their 2018 pass rate.

College star performers pleasantly surprised by excellent matric results

2019-01-04 12:00

Six matriculants from Maritzburg College scored seven As each.

'Listening to uGogo pays off' - matriculant

2019-01-04 12:00

Despite being one of three children surviving on her grandmother’s pension, Amahle Ndlovu was able to obtain distinctions in all her seven subjects.


2019-01-04 11:30

The African National Congress welcomes the 2018 matric results released by the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga


2019-01-04 10:30

Both the EFF and the DA say there is little to celebrate about this year's matric results when there are pupils who entered Grade 1 but didn't make it to Grade 12.


Where to find matric exam results this week

2019-11-19 07:53

Watch this space for all the relevant 2020 dates - we'll update as we receive news and information.

Zero percent matric pass rate: Learners at Limpopo school explain why they failed

2019-01-08 20:01

The sluggish pace of learning and teaching at Limpopo's Senwane Secondary School, which achieved a 0% pass rate in the 2018 matric exams, has been given as the reason for the school's performance.

'Goofy' matriculant on how she achieved 10 distinctions and her dream of working on a mercy ship

2019-01-04 22:31

Danica Meiring says seeing her studies as a "full-time job" helped her to succeed.

WATCH: Proud mom rushes to congratulate son at Cape Flats school - 'Thank you, Lord!'

2019-01-04 18:39

One proud mom couldn't hold back her elation when she found out her son had obtained the first bachelors pass in her family.

'Limpopo is number last' - EFF calls for MEC to go, despite 'milestone' matric performance

2019-01-04 16:39

Limpopo may have improved its matric results in 2018, but this did not stop criticism from opposition political parties about it finishing last among the country's nine provinces.

Gauteng legislature welcomes province's matric pass rate, says more needs to be done

2019-01-04 14:22

The Gauteng legislature has congratulated the province's class of 2018 for securing top spot in the country, with an 87.9% pass rate.


2019-01-04 12:00

The matric class of 2018 proved to be a vintage year, with the national pass rate nudging 80%, and KwaZulu-Natal’s passes improving to 76,2% — a 3,3 percentage point increase on 2017.

Pupil 'honoured' by prestigious invite to matric awards ceremony

2019-01-04 12:00

Local teenager Nqobile Nzimande felt “honoured” to be invited by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to the Top Achievers Awards in Midrand, Johannesburg, on Thursday evening.


2019-01-04 11:14

The North West may not have come out tops in the battle for the best performing province when it comes to overall matric results, but it can boast having the smartest Mathematics and Science pupil of them all.

Matric results: Meet South Africa's top performing pupils

2019-01-04 10:19

A pupil from the North West is South Africa's top performer in both Mathematics and Physical Science.

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