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Matric is the ultimate goal for all students. Completing matric will allow you to pursue tertiary education, thus improving your chances of getting a better job with a higher salary.


College applications are a stressful time for many. It's important to make sure you make the most of your application and avoid any common mistakes.


As you start to make your decision on which college or university to study at, you'll need to know how much of a financial investment the college will require (tuition, accommodation and books) and what your potential monthly payment will be.


When you fail your supplementary exam, you might feel discouraged and give up. It is important to remember that everything will be okay. If you fail, there are options available to you. 


A matric certificate is the final high school or secondary qualification you can get in South Africa before studying further at college or university.


While you wait for your matric results, focus on what you can control. You can choose to be happy or unhappy. When you’re waiting for your matric exam results, you can feel stressed out. To cope with this stress, it is important to know self-care techniques. One of the most important skills in coping is to take care of yourself. This means eating, exercising, and getting enough sleep every day. 


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. 

 


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. 


Matric may be over but the challenges aren’t. In an interview with Nonhlanhla Dube of Boston City Campus, things such as what Matrics should now do post-matric as well as what to do to keep your head above water were discussed.

 


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".


More than 300 000 youth in South Africa have been employed as education and general assistants, more than 19 000 will be welcomed to address academic disruptions caused by Covid-19 in the Free State. 


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