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Provinces push for matric passes
Provinces push for matric passes
In an investigation into the human cost of matric, the Mail & Guardian documented a year that overwhelms and damages both teachers and...
Faction fights in KZN turn school playgrounds into battlefields
Faction fights in KZN turn school playgrounds into battlefields
Long-standing feuds between adults are playing out at schools, with the violence forcing them to be closed for long periods. Bongekile Macupe...
Pass rate says little about schooling
Pass rate says little about schooling
The frenzied debates in January each year that follow the release of the matric results attest to the nation’s passion for education and our...
Delayed supp exams raise red flag
Delayed supp exams raise red flag
Educators say there is a risk that thousands of pupils who failed their matric exams but qualify to write supplementary exams might be lost to the...
Technology and mentoring key in UFS approach to learner success
Technology and mentoring key in UFS approach to learner success
The University of the Free State (UFS) has been changing the lives of high school learners through its Internet Broadcast...
Swazi parents in matric panic
Swazi parents in matric panic
When a rural high school in central Swaziland recorded a whopping 73.25% failure rate during the 2016 junior certificate external exams, the...
Higher standards, better results
Higher standards, better results
Each year, the release of the matric results unleashes a frantic conversation about how to meet the demand for skilled workers to support the South...
​Mystery of the WhatsApped matric maths exam
​Mystery of the WhatsApped matric maths exam
The “whistle-blowers” of a leaked matric maths examination paper now face having their results blocked by education authorities.
Matric-less Motsoeneng waxes lyrical about matric certificates
Matric-less Motsoeneng waxes lyrical about matric certificates
SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng lectured journalists and other attendees about the need to have the qualification, at the...
Editorial: Angie's matric reform migraine
Editorial: Angie's matric reform migraine
For a more timorous approach to reforming matric, the report of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga’s task team would be hard to beat. But...
Letters to the editor: February 21 to 26 2014
Letters to the editor: February 21 to 26 2014
The Mail & Guardian is a reputable and influential South African paper. The February 7 edition, however, welcomed the opening of the...
10 things about education
10 things about education
1. Just more than half the ­children who started school in South Africa this week will make it to grade 12, this year’s trends show.

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