The national and provincial education departments to focus all their energies on assisting pupils in the crucial foundation phase.
Pushing pupils into grade 12 before they are ready causes more headaches than it solves, according to teachers.
We need to question the standard that has been set as acceptable for history, as well as the quality of the markers themselves, writes Maryke Bailey.
In a pilot project, six schools were chosen to set the repo rate for the monetary policy committee. Aneesa Fazel reports.
The 2010 maths and science matric results rang alarm bells for some educationists.
While the overall pass rate for matriculants had increased, the number of students who sat the mathematics paper and then passed, dropped in 2010.
The KwaZulu-Natal branch of the Sadtu has called on "biased marking" in favour of black matriculants, the Sowetan reported.
Matrics will need to obtain further skills in order to find viable employment, the United Association of South Africa union said on Sunday.