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It's a tough 16/7 slog but 'Merc C' matrics are top of the class
It's a tough 16/7 slog but 'Merc C' matrics are top of the class
Placing the most promising matric learners in one class and naming it the “C” class, after a luxury Mercedes Benz model, may sound odd but it...
The difference between achievement and excellence: Mathematics results for the NSC
The difference between achievement and excellence: Mathematics results for the NSC
You’ve got to feel for South Africa’s matriculants, particularly if they come from poor families, weren’t educated in their home languages,...
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...
Progressed matrics 'not coping'
Progressed matrics 'not coping'
Pushing academically unready pupils through into their final year of school had not substantially contributed to the falling matric pass rate,...
Why, as a teacher, I'm suspicious of latest matric results
Why, as a teacher, I'm suspicious of latest matric results
Most people have something to say about the 2013 matric results. I know that unions speak on behalf of the teachers, but I thought that I could add...
Matrics give Reserve Bank advice
Matrics give Reserve Bank advice
There are not too many school students who get to advise Reserve Bank ­governor Gill Marcus on what to do, especially in the crucial area of...
Maths and science pupils 'set up for disappointment'
Maths and science pupils 'set up for disappointment'
The 2010 maths and science matric results rang alarm bells for some educationists on Thursday, with one saying marks in these subjects often set up...
Fewer matrics taking, passing maths
Fewer matrics taking, passing maths
While the overall pass rate for matriculants had increased, the number of students who sat the mathematics paper and then passed, dropped in 2010,...
'Pass black matrics'
'Pass black matrics'
The KwaZulu-Natal branch of the South African Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) has called on "biased marking" in favour of black matriculants, the Sowetan reported Wednesday....
Union: 'Matric is simply not enough'
Union: 'Matric is simply not enough'
Matrics will need to obtain further skills in order to find viable employment, trade union UASA said on Sunday.

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