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Posts tagged as “matric”

Congrats Malema, you have made us proud

By Zukiswa Mqolomba Firstly, I would like to congratulate the honourable Julius Malema for having graduated with his first degree in communications and African studies…

Why your grade 11 results are important

By Lehlohonolo Mofokeng When I was in high school I seldom thought about the significance of my grade 11 results for life after school. Many…

Teacher, don’t leave those kids alone

I watched the basic education minister, Angie Motshekga, deliver the matric results on eNews yesterday afternoon. It was not pretty. Neither were the results impressive.…

School drop-out rate still too high

As expected the 2013 matric results have unleashed deserved pride and joy about the performance of the class of 2002. Various analysts have also provided…

South Africa’s culture of mediocrity

South Africa‚Äôs primary and secondary education system is breeding a culture of mediocrity and entitlement that will ultimately undermine the growth of the country, both…

Maths vs. Maths Literacy: the continuing debate

By Robyn Clark With the Matric results being published last week, a long-running debate has again reared its head. Is Maths Literacy all that worthwhile?…