Matric Exam Results

Learner excels after long journey

Sibabalwe Mkungwana did not attend school until age 10. Now she’s a top matric achiever

Matrics don’t need a degree to get a job

Artisans are in short supply and colleges and apprenticeships are a viable alternative to a university qualification

Matric is not the be-all and end-all of achieving one’s potential

Every year a flurry of suicides occur after matric results are announced. We need to help our children to put things in perspective

Provinces push for matric passes

This week, Bongekile Macupe looks at the provinces’ motivations for the excess workload put on matric students

Delayed supp exams raise red flag

Educators say the state’s Second Chance programme doesn’t provide enough support to pupils who failed matric

Letters to the editor: January 13 to 19 2017

Readers write in about teacher tests, and matric results.

​Class of 2016’s mixed bag of results

Pass rates are too simplistic a measure to show the true state of SA’s education system.

Matric marks adjusted only if necessary

Standardisation eliminates discrepancies that have nothing to do with pupils’ abilities.

Matric ‘cheats’ let off the hook after two years of legal wrangling

Pupils at 18 schools were accused of copying during their matric exams, but didn’t show up for hearings. Now they are being allowed to rewrite.

Matric exams: Umalusi finds ‘group copying’

Monitoring body Umalusi says it is concerned about the discovery of group copying in matric examinations in two provinces in the country.

Limpopo officials warn matrics of bogus FET colleges

The Limpopo education department has urged matriculants to ensure the institutions where they want to study are registered.

Nzimande defends 30% matric pass requirement

Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande has defended the low matric pass requirement, saying SA is becoming "dangerously elitist".

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.