matric exams

 
Editorial: One exam won't level the playing field
Editorial: One exam won't level the playing field
It is understandable that the department of basic education wants to remove the two-tier system that governs school exams. The idea of one...
Single matric exam a step closer
Single matric exam a step closer
The department of basic education is planning to implement a national independent examination council, which will, in part, lead to a single matric...
Matric results 2016: Bachelor's passes for more than 150 000 pupils
Matric results 2016: Bachelor's passes for more than 150 000 pupils
The 2016 national matric pass rate is 72.5%, an increase of 1.8% from 70.7% in 2015. 
Ministerial tardiness leaves matric students without novels in African languages
Ministerial tardiness leaves matric students without novels in African languages
While English home language speakers will study the 2001 fantasy novel ...
Spare the penalty, spoil the 'cheats'
Spare the penalty, spoil the 'cheats'
The Durban high court has ordered a group of high school pupils who were implicated in group cheating in the 2014 matric exams to attend disciplinary proceedings before the end of the year....
Hawks, SAPS launch probe into leaked maths exam paper
Hawks, SAPS launch probe into leaked maths exam paper
The department of basic education, the Hawks and the South African Police Service have launched a probe into the alleged leaking of a maths paper...
Stop the education blame game
Stop the education blame game
It is that time of the year when we pray, motivate and encourage the grade 12 learners to do the best they can in their final exams. This is not...
Three matric pass rates?!
Three matric pass rates?!
A new plan by the basic education department will see the publication of not one but three different pass rates for matrics at the end of 2016....
School dropout numbers blamed on poor learning in early grades
School dropout numbers blamed on poor learning in early grades
A top education analyst has blamed the shocking dropout statistics of pupils before they reach matric on their “weak learning” during the early...
Part-time students, full-time cheats: How information blackout damns matrics
Part-time students, full-time cheats: How information blackout damns matrics
The information blackout about part-time matric candidates could make it more difficult to crush future cheating scandals and to help desperate young...
Matric markers' quality satisfactory without competency tests
Matric markers' quality satisfactory without competency tests
The much-debated competency tests for markers of matric final papers were not a guarantee of quality marking, according to Mafu Rakometsi, chief...

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