KZN’s matric pass rate up — but still not fit for the king

A total of 116‚152 full-time candidates and 13‚103 adult basic education and training candidates wrote final matric exams — the highest number from any other ...

Western Cape might not be top‚ but it’s in a class of its own‚ says MEC

MEC says the Western Cape government has always maintained that indicators of quality go well beyond the overall pass rate

Gauteng’s matric 2018 ‘top dogs’ to be rewarded with bursaries

Gauteng was ranked first in the country‚ followed by the Free State and the Western Cape

SA’s high drop-out rate puts matric pass rate closer to 40%, says DA

DA MP Nomsa Marchesi says that Angie Motshekga has not addressed the large number of learners who do not write matric in the first place

The real — falling — matric pass rate signals need for better foundation teaching

When the throughput of pupils from grade 2 to matric is factored in, SA’s pass rate for the past three years ranges between 41% and 37%, says the NGO

All 2018 matric results live: check yours now

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Angie Motshekga congratulates 2018 matrics, but highlights challenges

Students who performed well did so through hard work, not ‘praying’, the basic education minister notes

IEB matric pass rate hits 98.92%

The 2018 results for the Independent Examinations Board are slightly up on 2017’s 98.76%

IEB 2018 matric results are out: check yours now

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Teaching is not an essential service so teachers may strike

Sadtu has welcomed the ruling, and said the DA’s submission was an attack on collective bargaining and labour peace

Naledi Pandor moves to minimise disruption from last-minute TVET walk-ins

The education minister says her department and the NSFAS will maintain a strong presence on campuses to avoid the chaos of past years

Poor education in SA keeps it from economy of the future, World Bank head says

Jim Yong Kim says in order to address the human capital crisis, SA needs to build a digital economy for inclusive growth

Student financial aid scheme warns TVET colleges to brace for flood of last-minute applications

There is 'very likely' to be a deluge of last minute walk-in applications at Technical and Vocational Education Training colleges

Naledi Pandor confident of smooth start to 2019 academic year

The higher education minister says she’s not expecting the usual last-minute rush as the NSFAS improves and a concerted drive to get applications in early

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