The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has urged parents to report any school that withholds students reports cards due to school fees that are not paid up. Speaking to VOC’s Breakfast on Tuesday, department spokesperson Bronagh Hammond labelled it “unacceptable” and encouraged parents to be open with schools about their[…]
It’s been a tough year, but finally, the Matric class of 2020 begin the final examinations on Thursday. More than a million pupils are expected to sit for the examinations, which kicks off with English Home Language Paper One. The Covid19 pandemic disrupted the education system and Matrics missed out[…]
A UCT lecturer has apologized for his remarks made via email to a Muslim student asking to break her fast during exams. The message went viral yesterday after it was posted on social media by the aggrieved student Nuhaa Soeker. In a statement, UCT management said the comments were inappropriate[…]
Western Cape matrics, the wait for your results is over! How to get your results On 5 January you can visit the Western Cape Education Department’s website (available from 2pm onwards). Go to your high school on 5 January 2018. Results should be available as from 11am (instead of 12pm as originally planned to[…]
Struggling Grade 11 pupils pushed through to the class of 2017 might be able write their matric examination over two years. A proposal to allow “progressed” pupils – those who failed Grade 11 twice but were nevertheless promoted to Grade 12 – to write the first half of their examination in[…]
Neither guns or gangs could stop the matric pupils of Oval High School in Mitchell’s Plain from getting close to a 100% pass rate. “I know how many difficulties you had to face,” said principal Na-aim Kassiem with awe as he addressed the class of 2015 who were sitting at[…]
Matric pupils across the country have returned to their schools today to collect their National Senior Certificates, with pupils in the Western Cape able to collect their results from midday onwards. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced that the matric pass rate for the 2015 academic year is 70,7% which[…]
The Western Cape was the best performing province in the 2015 National Senior Certificate exams with an 84.7% pass rate. Gauteng was close on its heels with an 84.2% pass rate. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced the results in Midrand on Tuesday night. The Free State was the third-best[…]
Thousands of matrics throughout the country will know their individual results on Wednesday. All results, except those for Western Cape, would go live on the department’s website. Schools in all provinces, except the Western Cape, would open at 08:00 for pupils to fetch results and collect their National Senior Certificate,[…]
Pupils in the eight provinces will be able to view their results and collect their matric certificates at school from 08:00 on Wednesday morning. Matric exam quality assurer, Umalusi, has already warned that the national pass rate will be lower than the 75.8% for the class of 2014. However, even[…]
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