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Outside help sees matric results improve by 100%

Wandisile Mbengashe is not even a teacher, but he enabled an Mdantsane school to improve its 2019 maths marks by 100% — and now East London businesses are excited about ...

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Battle to get boy into a school because his Lesotho reports are ...

All a desperate single mother wants is to see her only son, who is 10, don a uniform and go to school like other children his age. However, the boy ...

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Hundreds of BCM pupils still without schools

As many as 1,000 pupils may not have a place in a Buffalo City Metro school. Hundreds of parents clamoured for places for their children on Monday, ...

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Schools fail to reopen due to scholar transport ...

Gates remain closed at five Eastern Cape schools because the provincial government has failed to provide transport for pupils. It is the worst possible start to the new school year, parents say. Seven hundred pupils and their parents clamoured for ...
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IN PICTURES | Superheroes, laughs and tears as ...

Aside from the unwelcome early morning wake-up and dreaded traffic, the first day of school on Wednesday also brought some happy hellos, hesitant goodbyes, laughter and many tears. As is customary, it was the little ones attending school for the ...
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Calm start to the school year for most EC pupils

For the most part it was smooth sailing as schools reopened in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday, with textbooks and ...

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Back-to-school rush heats up as Bhisho prepares for 2020

With matric results now out of the way, the focus has turned to the return of 1.7 million Eastern Cape pupils to school ...

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Letter penned by unsuccessful Rustenburg matriculant goes viral

A letter penned by a matric pupil who did not pass his 2019 final exams has gone viral on social media

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Mthatha school improves despite classroom torchings, broken promises

SIKHO NTSHOBANE and LULAMILE FENI One Mthatha school showed an improvement in the face of extraordinary challenges in ...

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Beaconhurst second best in the province

Beaconhurst School in Beacon Bay, East London was the second best performing school in the province, while other ...

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MATRIC | Check your 2019 results (including W Cape)

Get instant access to your results on our matric website – now including Western Cape results too

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IEB 2019 matric results are out: check yours now

Here's how to get instant access to your results

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MATRIC RESULTS | Claim your fame: R10,000 to be won

You’ve done the hard work – now it’s time to claim your matric fame. Register now to receive your results this week

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Final exams kick off without incident

Matric final exams went into in full swing on Wednesday as thousands of pupils sat down to write for their first ...

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Young pupils delighted by spaceship-themed classrooms

Pupils' faces at Thembeka Lower Primary School in Mdantsane lit up when they walked into their old classrooms and ...

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Selborne boys give Southernwood R30,000

The boys of Selborne College’s Xhosa Society have rallied together to raise R30,000 to renovate Southernwood Primary ...

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Technology helps blind to see and deaf to hear

Pupils at Efata School for the Blind and Deaf can now dream big, thanks to a state-of-the-art mini-library opened at ...

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WSU students suspended for slaughtering cow

Two Walter Sisulu University SRC leaders at the Mthatha campus have been suspended for allegedly slaughtering a cow ...

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Teacher inspires colleagues to embrace 4IR in classes

 An Eastern Cape teacher is using social media to keep his pupils engaged and up-to-date on their latest school ...

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Department to honour E Cape’s best teachers

 The best teachers in the Eastern Cape will be honoured for their efforts by the education department at an award ...

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