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Three matric pass rates?!
Three matric pass rates?!
A new plan by the basic education department will see the publication of not one but three different pass rates for matrics at the end of 2016....
School dropout numbers blamed on poor learning in early grades
School dropout numbers blamed on poor learning in early grades
A top education analyst has blamed the shocking dropout statistics of pupils before they reach matric on their “weak learning” during the early...
What matric results reveal about SA's school system
What matric results reveal about SA's school system
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced on January 5 that 70.7% of the country’s matrics – learners who wrote their final grade 12...
Part-time students, full-time cheats: How information blackout damns matrics
Part-time students, full-time cheats: How information blackout damns matrics
The information blackout about part-time matric candidates could make it more difficult to crush future cheating scandals and to help desperate young...
Matric markers' quality satisfactory without competency tests
Matric markers' quality satisfactory without competency tests
The much-debated competency tests for markers of matric final papers were not a guarantee of quality marking, according to Mafu Rakometsi, chief...
New matric: a sure way to fail ejected pupils
New matric: a sure way to fail ejected pupils
The amendments that the basic education department has proposed to the senior certificate (as the matric curriculum and examination were formally...
Editorial: Matric's crisis of credibility
Editorial: Matric's crisis of credibility
The government's trashing of anyone who dares to ask what matric pass rates reliably signify about schooling quality is by now a well-established political tradition....
Matric is failing SA's lost children
Matric is failing SA's lost children
When speaking about the state of education in South Africa it is both conventional and convenient to talk about the matric pass rate.
Jansen says school subject pass mark must be raised
Jansen says school subject pass mark must be raised
Government schools should set a 50% pass mark to get South African's education system on track, says University of Free State...
Matrics offended by rape question 'unprepared', says Umalusi
Matrics offended by rape question 'unprepared', says Umalusi
Drama pupils shocked by a question relating to...
Education dept mulls baby rape exam question's exclusion
Education dept mulls baby rape exam question's exclusion
The basic education department will consider excluding a question about baby rape from a matric exam paper.

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