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Grade nine leaners that passed with a 20% mark in maths will not be allowed to take up maths in grade 10 but can take up maths literacy. Learners need at least 30% to take up maths in grade 10.
Grade nine leaners that passed with a 20% mark in maths will not be allowed to take up maths in grade 10 but can take up maths literacy. Learners need at least 30% to take up maths in grade 10.

The poor will bear brunt of low maths pass rate

Thursday 8 December 2016 20:49

The National Association of School Governing Bodies (NASGB) says poor communities and schools are the ones who will bear the brunt of the decision to lower the maths pass mark.

The poor will bear brunt of low maths pass rate

Thursday 8 December 2016 20:49

The National Association of School Governing Bodies (NASGB) says poor communities and schools are the ones who will bear the brunt of the decision to lower the maths pass mark.

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Vavi unveils new website for new federation

Thursday 8 December 2016 20:24

Cosatu’s former General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi has unveiled a website and a Facebook and Twitter account to promote his efforts to form a new trade union federation.

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Child abuse on the rise - Clinic

Thursday 8 December 2016 20:18

There's an increase in the number of children abusing and violating other children physically and sexually.

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UFS to increase fees by 8%

Thursday 8 December 2016 20:13

The 2017 academic year could be rocked by more student protests following an announcement of an 8% fee hike by the University of Free State.

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Home Affairs to deploy more staff at OR Tambo Airport

Thursday 8 December 2016 19:55

The Home Affairs Department says it'll bring in additional staff to assist at the Immigration office at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport during the festive season.

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Either 20% maths pass mark or high failure rates: DBE

Thursday 8 December 2016 19:34

The department says for this year only, grade 7,8 and 9 learners who meet all the requirements of being promoted to the next grade except for maths, can be promoted to the next grade.

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Parliamentary Ad-Hoc Committee to summon Maguvhe

Thursday 8 December 2016 17:13

Parliament's Ad-hoc Committee into the SABC Board's fitness to hold office, has decided to summon SABC Board chairperson Mbulaheni Maguvhe.

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Education dept says 20% maths pass is a once off measure

Thursday 8 December 2016 16:02

The Department of Basic Education has defended its controversial decision to drop the maths pass rate to a mere 20% for grade 7 to 9 pupils.

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Motsoeneng made my leadership difficult: Mokhobo

Thursday 8 December 2016 12:55

Former SABC Group CEO, Lulama Mokhobo says she was undermined during her tenure at the public broadcaster.

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Mashaba defends comments on foreign nationals

Thursday 8 December 2016 12:31

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has defended his statements that foreign nationals who are in Johannesburg without documentation are linked to criminal activity in the city.

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