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Are we creating "incompetent future surgeons" or more opportunities? Readers respond to scrapping supplementary exams

The Department of Basic Education will be scrapping supplementary exams and allow matrics to rewrite a second national exam in the following May/June instead. While some of our readers agreed that this will give students much needed study time, others felt they are making things just a little too easy.

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Supplementary exams will be replaced with a second national exam in 2019

Department of Basic Education spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga announced that the Department will scrap supplementary exams from next year in an effort to improve the matric pass rate and create more opportunities for students.

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Chasing academic As? You're limiting your child's possibilities

What will your approach be this term after receiving your little child's report card? Are you pushing your children to achieve As?

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5 lessons from a new high school mom

With her eldest daughter starting high school this year, Nicola Davies-Laubscher looks back at some of the lessons learned over the first few weeks.

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Here's why students at prestigious high schools still cheat on exams

Great expectations? When the stakes are high, the temptation to cheat is multiplied, says researchers. This 20-year study found the underlying reason cheating is so prevalent in affluent schools.

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Should South African schools introduce entrepreneurship as a subject?

Following in the footsteps of other African countries could aid SA's alarmingly high youth unemployment rate.

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Supplementary exams: everything you need to know

With the deadline for supplementary exam applications looming, make sure you know what is required from you.

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Did you reward your child for their matric results?

The kids have done well! With a national pass rate of 75.1% (including progressed learners), we're sure more than a few promises were made in exchange for a good pass.

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These African board games should be introduced into the classroom, here's why

From strategic thinking to decision making, and even patience, these ancient African board games do more than just pass the time and can be a great teaching tool.

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2018 top academic achievers got your teen feeling inadequate?

Comparing themselves to ultra-successful peers is all too easy, and creates massive blind spots to their own skills and talents. Here's how to put things in perspective for your teen.

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What are the matric pass requirements?

If you're in the dark about what the minimum pass requirements for matric are, here's all you need to know.

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Laughing it out with the class of 2017: funny tweets to keep the nerves at bay

Only 2 days to go before the big NSC news. Need a little comic relief?

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7 ways to access the matric 2017 results

Get your matric results quickly and easily in a number of different ways.

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While you wait for the matric results...

It's the countdown to the matric results. Here are some of the best tweets and memes while we wait... only 3 more weeks to go, folks!

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SA's most expensive schools for 2018

We take a look at the most expensive high schools in South Africa.

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Disappointing matric results? Here are your options

Don't fret! From remarking your exams to completely redoing your subjects – there are so many options available to you.

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Useful exam resources for all grades in SA

A handy list of study guides, learning material and video lessons for all grades.

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After matric – what’s next?

Is your child undecided on what to do after high school? Check out our top tips on how they can figure out their futures.

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Managing exam stress

Tips to help you cope with the pressure of writing exams

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Beat exam stress with these hilarious #Matric2017 tweets

Exam stress got you in a panic? Shake it off with these hilarious tweets.

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Which foreign languages can my child learn at school in SA?

Learning a foreign language can be a major boost for your child's future career. Which one's the best option?
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