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Department of basic education edges closer to releasing matric results

The basic education department has said that it is almost done with the marking process and that the capturing of marks is in progress.

Matric’s exam paper leaked

Some learners in two provinces had access to the maths paper two leak a few hours before they sat for the 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

Reimagining sites of basic education

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

Data-driven education SA’s success story

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

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