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Applications to register for the Second Chance Programme are currently open. The programme aims to help those learners who did not pass their National Senior Certificate or Extended Senior Certificate. Below you may find more about this program.


Grade 12 learners will begin their final year examinations earlier than usual due to local government elections taking place on the 1st of November. Following multiple meetings with stakeholders and the council of education ministers, the decision was made.


As students get closer to writing their final exams, it becomes important that all the information learnt and hours spent doing homework and 8:30 a.m. lectures is retrievable on exam day. 

 


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There are discussions in play regarding school allowing all learners to attend full time. The current rotational approach to schooling is proving to be unsustainable for students learning and too much learning time is being lost. 


The Department of Basic Education has announced that they have released the results for the Class of 2020 Matric exam remarks and rechecks. This might be some Matriculants second chance at getting their Matric or getting into the University programme they want.


The Grade 12 EMSS learners from across the country received their certificates and top achiever awards on 13 March 2021. Despite an extremely disruptive year, the EMSS Grade 12s showed high levels of resilience and drive by attaining an impressive 84% pass rate, of which 63% attained bachelor passes.


A Policy Analyst at Youth Capital discusses a research paper about a quarter of a million young people working towards a national senior certificate. The research paper was written by Youth Capital and Stellenbosch University's Research on Social and Economic Policy.


If you're a matric student and you've been wondering what a matriculation exemption is, then keep reading to find out. 


Almost 900 Matric exam paper markers quit and had to be replaced in Gauteng just as the marking season commences. Marking began on 4 January and is set to finish up on 22 January with around 45 000 markers being recruited across the country.


With the Department of Basic Education aiming for marking to be done in two weeks, concern has now surfaced as Covid can strike anytime and disrupt the marking processes. Marking of matric exam papers commenced on 4 January.


The first official day of Matric marking is done and dusted following a year full of bumps and even some controversies when it comes to the Matric Class of 2020. With marking underway, the Department hopes to finish on time and deliver results on time as well.


Teacher unions are voicing their concerns when it comes to the marking of matric exam papers and teachers' safety while doing so. NAPTOSA has said that there is a psosibility that markers could have withdrawn their duties. Marking of the 2020 matric exam papers commenced today as Matrics are expected to receive their results on 23 February.


The Gauteng Department of Education announced that late online registration admissions are now open for grade 1 and 8 learners. 


The Department of Basic Education recently presented the findings of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study 2019, this shows how South African learners have been faring in comparison to the rest of the world. 


During a briefing in Pretoria, Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, announced when the matric results will be released and spoke about the readiness of schools during the current pandemic. 


Matric exams have officially come to an end, but the drama still continues. The Department of Basic Education has released more details about those behind the leak of one of the matric exam question papers. 


More than 1 million candidates were registered to write the final matric exams this year. Now that the exams have come to an end, the department is certain that its efforts had a positive impact on learners.

 

 


The decision made by the Department of Basic Education and Umalusi to have all the matrics rewrite the two leaked exams was overturned by the high court in Pretoria. Which according to Mweli has caused the department "unprecedented crisis".

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