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Class of 2020 produces ‘quality passes’ — Motshekga

The minister of basic education released the 2020 matric results on Monday, announcing that the overall pass rate has declined from 2019 The post Class of 2020 produces ‘quality passes’ — Motshekga appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Results, Western Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Openaccess, Northern Cape, Motshekga, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Top Six, Panyaza Lesufi, Debbie Schafer, Zamani Saul, Basic Education, Matric


Covid sets education back years

The effects of the pandemic will still be felt by learners entering the school system in 2028 The post Covid sets education back years appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Stellenbosch University, South Africa (country, Matric, COVID-19, Mathanzima Mweli, Subs-only, Foundation Phase, Martin Gustafsson, Mary Metcalfe, Portfolio Committee On Basic Education


‘Decision not to rewrite has caused a crisis,’ says basic education head

The high court has set aside the decision by the department and education quality assurer Umalusi that matrics would have to rewrite two subject leaked just before the matric exams The post ‘Decision not to rewrite has caused a crisis,’ says basic education head appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Science, Education, Maths, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Sadtu, Top Six, AfriForum, South Africa (country, Matric, Mathanzima Mweli, Naptosa, Norman Davis, South African Democratic Teachers’ Union, Umalusi, Mafu Rakometsi


‘No national matric rewrite’, says court

This follows an urgent application by individual learners and Sadtu, who wanted the court to set aside a decision by the department for a rewrite of two leaked matric exam papers The post ‘No national matric rewrite’, says court appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Court, Learners, Angie Motshekga, Sadtu, Rewrite, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, South Africa (country, Matric, South African Democratic Teachers Union, Mathanzima Mweli, Norman Davis, Matric Exams, Umalusi, Mafu Rakometsi


Matric results may be withheld if rewrite decision is set aside

The Pretoria high court will rule tomorrow on the case of a rewrite of two matric exam papers that were leaked, after learners and a teachers union challenged the decision in court The post Matric results may be withheld if rewrite decision is set aside appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Cem, Openaccess, Pretoria, Angie Motshekga, Sadtu, Rewrite, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, South Africa (country, Matric, Mathanzima Mweli, Norman Davis, Matric Exams, Umalusi, Mafu Rakometsi


Hawks make arrest in matric maths paper leak

Themba Daniel Shikwambana, who works at a printing company, was granted bail and is due to return to court in January The post Hawks make arrest in matric maths paper leak appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Physics, Maths, Life Sciences, Openaccess, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Elijah Mhlanga, The Hawks, Top Six, Panyaza Lesufi, Matric, Class Of 2020, Council Of Education Ministers, Exam Paper Leak, Rufus Poliah


There is no honour in leaking a matric exam paper

Those involved in the breach must be ‘dealt with swiftly and harshly’ The post There is no honour in leaking a matric exam paper appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, Matric, COVID-19, Exam Paper Leak, Maths Two Exam Paper, National Senior Certificate


More provinces involved in matric exam paper leak

The first investigation into the maths paper two leak is expected to be concluded by the end of November. The post More provinces involved in matric exam paper leak appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Openaccess, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Elijah Mhlanga, Top Six, South Africa (country, Basic Education, Matric, Class Of 2020, Exam Paper Leak, Rufus Poliah


Matrics will write exams in November

The department of basic education has announced that the class of 2020 will sit for its final examinations later than usual. The post Matrics will write exams in November appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Openaccess, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, DBE, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, Matric, COVID-19, National Coronavirus Command Council, Class Of 2020, Grade 12


DBE: 95% of schools to open on June 8

After a week’s delay, the basic education minister said the majority of schools are ready to open, but added that ‘the golden rule is, there will be no school that will resume, if not ready to do so’ The post DBE: 95% of schools to open on June 8 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, High School, Mpumalanga, Openaccess, Eastern Cape, Angie Motshekga, Lockdown, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, Basic Education, Matric, COVID-19, Mathanzima Mweli, Corona Lead, Bonakele Majuba, Rand Water


Plan in place to recover ‘lost’ school days

Autumn matric camps cancelled as the actions of some provinces accused of being ‘tantamount to treason’ for wanting to keep them open The post Plan in place to recover ‘lost’ school days appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Article, Schools, Cyril Ramaphosa, Department of Basic Education, United Nations Children's Fund, Coronavirus, Coronavirus outbreak, South Africa (country, Matric, COVID-19, coronavirus South Africa, Coronavirus Latest, Mathanzima Mweli, National Professional Teachers’ Organisation Of, Teacher Unions


St Mary’s instils a love for learning

St Mary’s head of school, Deanne King, and marketing head Kathy Mittendorf  were interviewed by Derek Davey Derek Davey (DD):What is St Mary’s formula for success that produces so many distinctions? Deanne King (DK): It’s not a particular formula; it’s a combination of things. We have a history of girls who come here and are […] The post St Mary’s instils a love for learning appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Schools, Anglican, Traditions, St Mary, S, Special Reports, Technical Skills, Matric, Top Achievers, St Mary& 039, Deanne King, Kathy Mittendorf, Derek Davey Derek Davey


The grim reality of education: The poor get poorer schooling

Attention has been given to democratic South Africa’s first matric pass rate of more than 80%, but the reality is that schools with a 0% pass rate still exist The post The grim reality of education: The poor get poorer schooling appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Article, South Africa, Inequality, Kwazulu Natal, Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Rhodes University, Top Six, South Africa (country, Matric, Matric Pass Rate, National Education Infrastructure Management