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Simple Science South Africa is a Youtube channel dedicated to helping learners understand concepts in Physical Science. With the final matric exams coming up, the videos on the channel could be the perfect way for you to finally grasp that concept you've been struggling with.

Matriculants are entering into their semi-final exams called prelims. The prelim exams serve as a trial run before the final exam takes place. Many students often feel overwhelmed with emotions when it comes to this time of the year.

Exams can be one of the most overwhelming times for many students. It is the time where students have to mentally prepare themselves for their final academic year. It is also a stressful period where students become anxious and stressed to achieve their desired year-end result. 

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has launched an ePortal that learners can register for. The ePortal has a collection of educational resources that learners can access at any time on the website.

As we all know by now, we are living in a world that is constantly changing. This has had an impact on learning and finding adaptive tools and techniques to continuously improve students' learning. Most students use technology as part of their everyday lives which creates a better opportunity for learning to be more effective. With the many available online resources the quality of education opens a door of opportunities. These opportunities range from advanced research, quality information, increased knowledge and discovering new ways to improve educational outcomes. 



Mathematics Papers for Matrics. Past papers are a great way to prepare for your exams, so check them out below! November 2019 and March 2018.

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English Papers for Matrics. Past papers are a great way to prepare for your exams, so check them out below!

Referencing is a consistent method of acknowledging another person's ideas which you have used in your own writing. 

Google may be a large corporation that is slowly devouring our world but dang it, if it was an assignment search engine you'd be hard-pressed to find a student that doesn't pop out this search engine whenever it comes to researching an unknown topic.


By Dr Deonita Damons. Boston invested in the development of a computerised assessment called Career Compass which helps you make a decision on which career to follow. Best thing is that it is offered free as part of Boston's corporate social responsibility to education.


It is important to get an identity document (ID) as soon as you turn 16 years old. It is a document that you will most likely need for many things after you turn 16, like writing your grade 12 exams and applying to university.

We have compiled a list of top 9 study techniques that work. Whether you are currently preparing for an exam or not, take a look at some of these exciting tips.

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. 


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.




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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