national senior certificate (NSC)

 
We do have solutions for SA’s reading crisis
We do have solutions for SA’s reading crisis
The national senior certificate results are an important annual benchmark of the state of education. In 2017, they showed some improvement, with a...
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...
Primacy of exam results stunts pupils' development
Primacy of exam results stunts pupils' development
As thousands of university students protested, hundreds of thousands of pupils sat the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. In January,...
New matric: a sure way to fail ejected pupils
New matric: a sure way to fail ejected pupils
The amendments that the basic education department has proposed to the senior certificate (as the matric curriculum and examination were formally...
Matric pass rate highest yet at 78.2%
Matric pass rate highest yet at 78.2%
Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga made history in two ways on Monday when she announced the 78.2% pass rate of the 2013 matrics.
Class of 2010 in limbo
Class of 2010 in limbo
More than 20% of learners who heard last week that they had passed the matric exams could be left in limbo in the 2011 academic year -- despite an...
Pride -- but no prejudice
Pride -- but no prejudice
The National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations are high-stakes assessments in our country. There is no exam in South Africa that generates as...
Slight increase in matric pass rate
Slight increase in matric pass rate
More than 98% of candidates passed this year's National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination conducted by the Independent Examinations Board...
Curricula failing students, says study
Curricula failing students, says study
The new school maths and science curricula, examined in matric for the first time in 2008, are an even worse preparation for university than...

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