matriculants

 
Education system must be overhauled to prepare matriculants
Education system must be overhauled to prepare matriculants
The subject of progressed learners has dominated discussions at many public platforms and dinner tables. But what seems to raise most people’s eyebrows is the notion of allowing a child who failed grade 11 twice to enter grade??12. This contentious issue poses serious political and...
Of the 18% of matrics registered at universities, half drop out
Of the 18% of matrics registered at universities, half drop out
Van Zyl, the director of the University of Johannesburg's (UJ) Academic Development Centre and head of the South African National Resource Centre...
Weak matric pupils pushed to drop subjects
Weak matric pupils pushed to drop subjects
With matric exams due to start in less than two weeks, pupils at three Gauteng schools have told the Mail & Guardian that their...
Our maths mindset doesn't add up
Our maths mindset doesn't add up
Very few black students get to do maths-based courses at university. This is because very few black students do maths as a subject for matric...
Ditch idea of a secure job and get to work
Ditch idea of a secure job and get to work
The government is not going to be able to create enough jobs through large-scale infrastructure projects, let alone lasting jobs. Nor is the...
Education: Celebrating failure says it all
Education: Celebrating failure says it all
The two most significant pieces of data of the year were released by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga almost exactly a month apart. The...
Schools pick and choose their pupils -- and their pass rates
Schools pick and choose their pupils -- and their pass rates
But half of this year's cohort – most of whom were born in 1994 – left school before taking the final exams. And those who stayed...
'Pass black matrics'
'Pass black matrics'
The KwaZulu-Natal branch of the South African Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) has called on "biased marking" in favour of black matriculants, the Sowetan reported Wednesday....

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