Matric Exam

Matric pass rate hides failures

Performance in critical subjects is declining and the number of passes at 30% is a sign of the shortage

Learner excels after long journey

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

Data-driven education SA’s success story

Its use ensures timeous targeted interventions to assist decision-makers, teachers and pupils

Reimagining sites of basic education

Knowledge gaps can be plugged without always changing compulsory subjects for matric pupils

No matter what, a matric remains within reach

Even if you have failed, don’t lose hope. You can take steps to improve your situation

Deaf pupils cheer sign of the times

Now that children can take sign language in matric, it will be easier to obtain a bachelor’s pass

​Mystery of the WhatsApped matric maths exam

Limpopo’s matrics signed a pledge last month, undertaking to avoid cheating and dishonesty in the exams.

2013 matric examination results ready for release

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will on Monday morning release the matric exam results.

Umalusi defends matric mark adjustments

Umalusi says none of the marks for the 11 adjusted matric subjects were changed by more than 5% and is part of a standardisation process.

Motshekga: We need the public’s help

With no end in sight to the crippling teacher strike, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has appealed to the public to assist matric learners.

Press Releases

UKZN scientists make the grade

Dr Veron Ramsuran and Dr Lenine Liebenberg have been named in the African Academy of Science's top 40 list.

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

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