Experts divided as pupils to get 5% extra marks to stop them failing

The 2020-only policy for grades 4 and 9 has boffins worried about class sizes, under-preparedness and heterogeneity

Fear and dismay as yet another matric paper is leaked shortly before exam

As Hawks probe earlier maths paper leak, science tutor gets angry calls from pupils for his whistle-blowing

Education department confirms leak of matric science paper

The basic education department was on Monday locked in meetings to discuss claims that the physical science paper 2 examination, which was written on ...

When you add it all up, rewriting maths paper 2 should be a ‘last resort’

Experts have warned against forcing all pupils to rewrite the leaked paper, saying it will cause them severe stress

Qu + Kim = SA’s best young mathematicians

The winners of the Old Mutual South African Mathematics Olympiad say practice makes perfect

Rewrite fears as WhatsApp cheats share matric maths paper

A WhatsApp group chat involving several matric pupils that took place more than two hours before the maths paper 2 was written on Monday contained ...

Small victory for Northern Cape mom in fight for bilingual education

A mother has won part of her desperate battle to force the Northern Cape education department to offer English as a medium of instruction in schools ...

No matter how difficult, matrics show true grit in final exams

A number of matrics have fallen ill, but they have shown character, with some even writing in hospital

Limpopo education department is brought to book and settles for millions

Textbook provider stopped delivery of books in 2012 after dispute over monies owed

Teaching profession is attracting criminals and convicted murderers

An alarming number of prospective teachers have criminal records ranging from theft to domestic violence

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