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President Zuma applauds Matric Class of 2017

4 January 2018, 9:20 PM

President Jacob Zuma on Thursday congratulated all the matriculants who sat through their National Senior Certificates (NSC) examinations in 2017, saying that the Grade 12 learners have been consistently improving pass rate since the dawn of democracy in the country.

Tips for success from 2017 top matric students

4 January 2018, 9:04 PM

“I don’t know. I’m not quite sure. So I don’t know,” answered Janke van Dyk, laughing when asked how she did it. Van Dyk is the overall best performing National Senior Certificate student in 2017, emerging as number one from over 600 000 candidates who wrote the NSC Exams in 2017. The Belleville High School student, […]

Professor Mary Metcalfe weighs in on 2017 Matric results

4 January 2018, 7:48 PM

Professor Mary Metcalfe weighs in on 2017 Matric results. The 2017 Matric pass rate has gone up to 75.1-percent. This is a 2.6 percent increase from the 72.5 percent achieved by the 2016 class. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced the increase in the overall Matric pass rate  in Auckland Park in Johannesburg on Thursday […]

Better support structures needed for struggling provinces- Expert

4 January 2018, 3:47 PM

Education expert Susan van Rensburg says that the angle used in efforts to improve the matric pass-rate is not yielding any positive results in the Eastern Cape.

Cosas hopeful 2017 matric pass rate will be better compared to previous years

4 January 2018, 12:02 PM

The Congress of South African Students (Cosas) say it’s confident that the 2017 matric pass rate will be better than the previous year’s.

Matriculants need support: Committee

4 January 2018, 8:03 AM

The chairperson for Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Basic Education, Nomalungelo Gina, says the matric results period is a difficult one for learners and they need all the support they can get.

Political parties send messages of encouragement to matriculants

3 January 2018, 6:41 PM

As the matric class of 2017 in public schools anxiously wait for the release of their results, political parties in Parliament are sending messages of encouragement to them.

SABC to provide full coverage of 2017 matric results

3 January 2018, 2:14 PM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will broadcast 2017 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations results including the ministerial announcement on Thursday.

APC and IFP encourage matric class of 2017

3 January 2018, 12:45 PM

As the matric class of 2017 in public schools anxiously wait for the release of their results, the African People’s Convention has sent messages of encouragement to them.

Lesufi calls for end of IEB examinations

3 January 2018, 10:07 AM

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi wants all matric learners to write the same examinations.



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