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The Lost Year: Is the matric Class of 2020 ok? Not really

...for most of us 2020 has been a year of profound loss, uncertainty, and change.

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Get a second chance at matric through distance education, here's how

"You can always go back through a distance education provider... and redo one or all of your subjects to improve your marks and get the pass you want."

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Short back and sides, no afros please: SA schools still cling to traditional rules in 2020

What are the hair rules and regulations for schools across South Africa? Well, some are more progressive in letting boys grow out their hair, provided it's neat, of course, while others still refuse to embrace everyone's natural hair, including afros. Really? In 2020?

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You can buy a forged matric certificate for R 2 500, but it's not worth the real cost

The Department of Basic Education has again warned the public not to purchase fake matric certificates from people selling them on social media.

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Highlights of matric 2019: Everything you need to know

From the top student of 2019 to the province with the best matric results, here are your crib notes.

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Christel House students achieve top results for matric examinations

Christel House South Africa (Christel House SA), a non-profit school that serves students from severely impoverished communities in Cape Town, celebrated a 90% matric pass rate in the National Senior Certificate examinations, which is above the national average of 81.3%.

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'Just be present, hold, comfort, listen': How to cope with disappointing exam results

"We wish to congratulate in particular learners who passed against the odds of poverty, suffering and at times going to class with an empty stomach."

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PICS: Class of 2019 celebrate their success

The matric results are out and students are celebrating

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FEEL GOOD | How a tiny rural village came together to build a top Cape high school

The story behind the Jakes Gerwel Technical School is a heartwarming one. It is a story about ubuntu; a reflection of what happens when people with a similar vision unite.

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St. Benedict's celebrates their 45th consecutive year of a 100% pass rate

This year marks the 45th consecutive year St Benedict’s College has achieved a 100% pass rate.

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Why sexting must be on the school curriculum

As parents, and teachers, we need to do more to ensure our children receive the information they need to avoid digital dilemmas and risks.

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Exams 2019: How to study Maths and Sciences

"Most learners stick to a one-size-fits-all approach without understanding that different subjects require different approaches to studying." Step Up Education Centre's Cindy Glass provides some insight into cracking the code on the tougher subjects.

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'Every girl is capable of being great' - This local NGO prepares girls for success after school

"There are so many people out there looking for work. They have many more opportunities than a girl from a disadvantaged area." Great Girls founder Kristina Miller says SA youth need more employment programmes to "bridge the poverty gap."

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Grade 9, the new matric? The good, the bad and the ugly

Angie Motshekga has unveiled a plan to let learners leave school at Grade 9 with a General Education Certificate.

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These organisations help matric students attend their dance with dignity

These organisations help make the dream of attending a matric dance possible for every child in South Africa.

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Math whizz winner at International Maths Olympiad third year in a row

Adri Wessels is putting South Africa on the map with his amazing aptitude for mathematics.

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Pearson may be scrapping physical textbooks in favour of e-books but SA is ready for the change

"Over half our annual revenues come from digital sales, so we've decided a little bit like in other industries like newspapers or music or in broadcast that it is time to flick the switch in how we primarily make and create our products."

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Can free schools in South Africa reduce HIV risk in teen girls?

Free education along with free meals and text books appear important in promoting mental health among teenage girls in South Africa – and, in turn, reducing risky sexual behaviour.

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5 things South Africa must get right for tech in schools to work

The renewed focus on introducing technology to schools should be celebrated but it also requires a review of South Africa’s existing technology in education policies and a sustainable plan writes UWC lecturer, Mmaki Jantjies.

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School dress codes in 2019: Are uniform rules taken a little too far?

Our schooling years set the foundation for discipline and some of that includes fostering pride in appearance, but should school uniform rules be so restrictive?

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Phoebe Mgxaji flew the South African flag high in the Beijing Science Competition

Local teen Phoebe Mgxaji (16) made South Africa proud at one of the largest science competitions in the world.

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Hello MolCraft: Learning about molecules has never been this much fun

An educational version of the popular online game Minecraft is now available, and according to this professor of Science Communication and Chemistry, it's the perfect tool for teaching complex subjects like biochemistry.
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