SA matrics ‘still perform at lower levels in maths’: Umalusi

MATRIEKEKSAMEN 007While a general dumbing down of the school curriculum has ensured rising pass rates for South African matrics, the standards body Umalusi says that “in some of the key subjects such as mathematics the majority of learners still perform at … Read the rest

‘Pupils offended by rape question unprepared’

examDrama pupils offended by a question relating to baby rape in a matric exam paper were unprepared, examination authorities said on Wednesday.

Umalusi, the external quality assurance council that approved the exam, said dramatic arts was a subject that aimed … Read the rest