matric results

 
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...
Teacher development lost in the focus on matric results
Teacher development lost in the focus on matric results
Seeing the national senior certificate results and the general performance of schools, questions continue to be asked about whether South Africa’s teachers are competent or well qualified....
Letters to the editor: January 13 to 19 2017
Letters to the editor: January 13 to 19 2017
Teacher tests will fail
Angie takes drastic action
Angie takes drastic action
The department of basic education is pushing to impose annual throughput targets on provinces — a measure of how many children who enter...
Why caution is called for when analysing matric results
Why caution is called for when analysing matric results
South Africans are poring over the latest set of matric results...
Matric results 2016: 18 schools obtain 0% pass rate
Matric results 2016: 18 schools obtain 0% pass rate
A college owned by a Limpopo businessperson accused of leaking a matric maths exam paper last year is among 18 schools that obtained a 0% pass rate...
10 things you should know from the 2016 matric results
10 things you should know from the 2016 matric results
The 2016 matric results are out, and hundreds of thousands of pupils across the country have discovered their fate. Basic Education Minister Angie...
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. 
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 must get back to basics
Education must get back to basics
Three weeks ago, statistician general Pali Lehohla released a report titled Vulnerable Groups Series I: The Social Profile of Youth,...
[Slideshow]News you may have missed
[Slideshow]News you may have missed
Feeling out of the loop as you return from holiday? We bring you up to date with important news you may have missed during the festive season.
Matric pass-rate drop disappointing but understandable
Matric pass-rate drop disappointing but understandable
It has been widely accepted that the 2014 matric results could have been much better had teachers mastered the new curriculum.

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