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Brand South Africa congratulates the Matric Class of 2015

Brand South Africa congratulates the Matric Class of 2015 and acknowledges the role each learner has played in moving the country forward. With the new year rolling in, South Africa's newest high school graduates can look forward to a year filled with possisbilities and new ways to be inspired. 

Embrace opportunity

Embrace opportunity, Nzimande tells Class of 2014

There are more than 200 000 spaces available for first years at South Africa's 26 universities - including the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, which will be accepting its first students this year, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande told a media briefing on Monday.
Umalusi: matric exams were fair

Umalusi: matric exams were fair, credible

This year's matric exams have been approved by the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, even though there was evidence of cheating and group copying in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape. Maths and science marks were also lower than in previous years.

Transnet offers bursaries to engineering students

State-owned companies and major business have a responsibility to step forward, invest and create jobs, says Transnet. The parastatal is doing its bit to invest in education, and offers bursaries and internships to hundreds of students.

Soweto's world-class university campus

400 000 opportunities for Class of 2013

A "catalogue of opportunities" and more than R8.3-million in financial assistance is available to school leavers wishing to further their education, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande said on Thursday after congratulating the 2013 matriculants for the highest school pass rate since 1994.

It takes Oliver’s Village to raise a child

Oliver's House is providing much-needed maths and science tuition to struggling students in the Zenzele informal settlement. The organisation now plans a village to offer medical care and daycare to the settlement and surrounding areas.

Career Day in Diepsloot

The jobless statistics are sobering, but initiatives are under way to tackle unemployment. School pupils heard about what was on offer from a variety of big companies and got some inspiring advice from speakers.

Solar energy drives Tembisa school forward

Phomolong Secondary School in Tembisa, Gauteng has become the first school in South Africa to benefit from Samsung's Solar Power Generator. The school will now be able to spend more on books and supplies.

Science school comes to Mvezo

The small village famous as the birth place of Nelson Mandela will soon have a school of science and technology. It is envisaged that the school will help improve South Africa’s education standing, and open the doors to more career options for poor rural youth.
Maths, science teaching gets boost

Boithaopo teacher gives his all

Jeremiah Moreo is determined his pupils will do well in maths and science, despite not having a stocked laboratory. Doing his best for his classes has even meant he has moved towns to be near them all the time.


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