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Discussion | Education expert talks school year challenges

JOHANNESBURG – Education expert, Mary Metcalfe, says Grade 10 has the highest failure rate of the education system, across all provinces. Last year, almost 40% of Grade 10s in the Free State failed. The Basic Education Department there is worried but is working to address the matter. Education expert Mary Metcalfe spoke to eNCA: eNCA

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Published: 23 January 2024 | Updated: 23 January 2024
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Back To School | Grade 10s a worry for schooling system

Education expert, Mary Metcalfe, says Grade 10 is the highest level of failure, throughout the education system and it’s across all provinces.

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Published: 23 January 2024
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2023 Matric Results | Prof Mary Metcalfe weighs in on IEB pass rate

The Independent Examinations Board (IEB) has achieved yet another remarkable overall pass rate of 98-point-46% in the 2023 National Senior Certificate examinations. The pass rate is slightly higher than the 2022 NSC pass rate of 98-point-42%. All candidates who passed the IEB 2023 NSC examination achieved a pass that grants access to tertiary study. 15 […]

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Published: 23 January 2024
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New school certificate to enable learners to leave after Grade 9

‘I think that to have a certificate that says, I completed the period of compulsory education, I have a certificate that says I did so successfully, it then gives you something in your hand that you can take out into the range of possibilities that exist,’ says education expert, Professor Mary Metcalfe. Moneyweb@Midday

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Published: 23 January 2024 | Updated: 23 January 2024
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2023 Matric Results | ‘Let’s not destroy what’s working’

Independent schools are ready to engage government to ensure South Africa’s education system is inclusive. That’s according to St. John’s College Council Chairperson, Thulani Hlatshwayo.

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Published: 23 January 2024
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2023 Matric Results | Reddam House produces top IEB exam achievers

Our reporter Corbin August now visits Reddam House in Cape Town to speak to the top IEB Matric exam achievers and to find out what lessons they have to impart for the class of 2024.

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Published: 23 January 2024
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2023 Matric Results | Crawford International College in Ruimsig obtains a 100% pass rate

SABC News Reporter Nozintombi Miya is at the Crawford International College in Ruimsig, Roodepoort. The college obtains a 100% pass rate. Independent Examinations Board (IEB) matric candidates obtained a 98.46% pass rate after more than 15-thousand matriculants sat for last year’s matric exams. This is up from 98.42% in the 2022 academic year.

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Published: 23 January 2024 | Updated: 23 January 2024
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