Black teachers help students to cheat

A “significant number” of matriculants have admitted that invigilators and teachers helped them cheat in last year’s final exams, the Department of Basic Education said yesterday.

In January, multiple pupils gave suspiciously similar answers (complete with identical spelling errors) at … Read the rest

Post-apartheid SA not thirsting after education

Data from the Department of Basic Education has debunked the oft-repeated myth that black South Africans thirst after education.

Dropout rates in South African schools between grade 10 and grade 12 have more than doubled since 1995.

Some 22% of

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