matric pass rates

 
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...
Education shows improvements
Education shows improvements
Farm, township and rural schools are producing more pupils eligible to study at university than affluent schools, “an unthinkable trend in the...
Crime harms matric pass rates
Crime harms matric pass rates
For two years, Missourilaan Secondary in Eldorado Park has been unable to exceed a 30% pass rate for its matriculants. But the Kagiso Secondary...
Education department defends R100m matric supplementary support plan
Education department defends R100m matric supplementary support plan
In a bid to increase the national matric pass rate, the department of basic education is planning to spend R100-million next year on a support...
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...
Editorial: Better matric marks start in grade R
Editorial: Better matric marks start in grade R
Much has been said and written over the years about our pupils’ dismal performance in the annual national assessments (ANAs), as well as in...
Education system must be overhauled to prepare matriculants
Education system must be overhauled to prepare matriculants
The subject of progressed learners has dominated discussions at many public platforms and dinner tables. But what seems to raise most people’s eyebrows is the notion of allowing a child who failed grade 11 twice to enter grade??12. This contentious issue poses serious political and...
Matric 2014: How did your school do?
Matric 2014: How did your school do?
Interactive graphic: Compare the country's schools by their national senior certificate pass rates....
Nzimande defends 30% matric pass requirement
Nzimande defends 30% matric pass requirement
Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande on Thursday defended the 30% pass requirement for three out of six subjects needed to pass...
Excellence thrives in rural isolation
Excellence thrives in rural isolation
‘The power of thin slicing”, says Malcolm Gladwell in his book, Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking, is a...
Matric pass rate may be deceiving
Matric pass rate may be deceiving
Questions are multiplying about how reliably the improved 2011 matric pass rate of 70.2% measures the real quality of the schooling system.

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