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The University of Pretoria will be hosting a virtual Winter School for grade 12 learners. The Winter School aims to help learners improve their marks in Physical Sciences and Mathematics.

Why do students like online learning? There are many advantages of studying online. Online learning involves enrolling in a course on the internet and learning through online work. 

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The University of Cape Town (UCT) has made an announcement that would make many Matrics of 2020 happy about the National Benchmark Tests (NBTs). A pandemic calls for unprecedented changes.

More than 1 million learners are expected to write the matric exams at the end of the year, according to plans being prepared by the Basic Education department. Despite the disruptions the Department is still hoping to run matric exams before the end of the year with final exams going well into December. 

Once you have written your National Benchmark tests, there will be a nerve-wracking wait for your results. Here's all you need to know about how to view your results.

Matric can be a challenging school year, and the current conditions have made it more challenging than usual. Wonga Ntshinga, Senior Head of Programme in the Faculty of ICT at The Independent Institute of Education, offers learners some tips to focus on the small victories to get through matric.

 

 

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Once you have registered for the National Benchmark tests, you will need to prepare for the big day. There are a few resources that you can use to help you feel ready for the day that you write.

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Before you sit down to write the National Benchmark Tests, you need to be registered. Here's all you need to know about how to register.

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The National Benchmark Tests that were initially scheduled to take place on the 1st of April have now been moved to the 30th of May 2020. Registration is now open. 

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If you've applied to university, you will most likely be required to write the National Benchmark Tests. There are a few things you should know before you register to write.

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It is application season for Matrics so it's time to gear up. Having your application looking attractive for universities and colleges is obviously very important. Doing it right, along with getting good results, will have you be a part of the institution you've been wishing for. 

The Minister of Basic Education has been adamant that the school year will continue and matric students will write exams despite the growing spread of the coronavirus. There are some simple tips that you can follow to help you stay on track while studying at home during the lockdown.

If you're a matric student, studying at home may not be easy to adjust to during the lockdown. This is why the Department of Education and the SABC have set up a few resources that you can use to help you continue learning at home.

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Getting to know what the different terms and requirements are is important for students. Matrics are planning their future and this information is a vital part of their journey to map their futures. 

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As times change, grading systems can be confusing. Do we use letters or numbers? Let's see how high school report cards use grades now. 

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Having to navigate your future and what is required to advance will have you coming across words and abbreviations you don't understand. One of those is NQF levels. 

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All these abbreviations and names and all you know is that your future falls under one of them. Understanding the different types of institutions is important when you're planning your future. 

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Students who weren't successful in their university applications don't need to give up. Bridging courses offer them a way forward and success can be theirs.

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Not acquiring the results you wanted from your matric exams does not necessarily mean it's the end of the world for you. There are always second chances and this second chance could come to you in the form of a rewrite. Here are some tips on how to do well in that rewrite and make the most out of your second chance. 

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In Matric and your school is just not doing enough to help you prepare for exams? Anxious about getting the best results so that you can get into the university of your dreams? Here are some resources to help you study and prepare better. 

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