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Motshekga delivers education plans in budget vote
Motshekga delivers education plans in budget vote
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced 11 priorities that her department will focus on for the 2019 medium-term strategic framework. ...
Home education is a viable alternative
Home education is a viable alternative
Ever since being legalised in South Africa in 1996, home education has been on a steady growth path. There were 56 857 children being schooled at...
Jail awaits if you fake your matric
Jail awaits if you fake your matric
One can buy a matric certificate for between R300 and R3 000, it has emerged.
Private schools not above the law
Private schools not above the law
Over the last two weeks, one of the most prominent private schools in the country, Saint John’s College, has been criticised for merely disciplining and demoting a teacher found guilty of sustained discrimination of black pupils is his classes....
Matric marks adjusted only if necessary
Matric marks adjusted only if necessary
ANALYSISThe standardisation of national examination results generates public interest whenever Umalusi announces the approval of the results...
Part-time students, full-time cheats: How information blackout damns matrics
Part-time students, full-time cheats: How information blackout damns matrics
The information blackout about part-time matric candidates could make it more difficult to crush future cheating scandals and to help desperate young...
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.
Matric exams: Umalusi finds 'group copying'
Matric exams: Umalusi finds 'group copying'
Results will be withheld in 58 matric examination centres in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape following copying, monitoring body Umalusi said on...
Matric markers' quality satisfactory without competency tests
Matric markers' quality satisfactory without competency tests
The much-debated competency tests for markers of matric final papers were not a guarantee of quality marking, according to Mafu Rakometsi, chief...
Umalusi apologises for matric rape question
Umalusi apologises for matric rape question
The question relating to baby rape in the dramatic arts matric examination was in poor taste, Umalusi council chairperson Sizwe Mabizela said...
Umalusi gives 2013 matric results the green light
Umalusi gives 2013 matric results the green light
Umalusi – the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training – approved the release of the 2013...
Matrics offended by rape question 'unprepared', says Umalusi
Matrics offended by rape question 'unprepared', says Umalusi
Drama pupils shocked by a question relating to...

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