Matrics of 2018 achieve a pass rate of 78.2 per cent

The Class of 2018, writing the NSC examinations, achieved an overall pass rate, with the progressed learners included, of 78.2 per cent, which is a 3.1 per cent improvement from the 75.1 per cent achieved in 2017.This is according to the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, MP, when announcing the 2018 NSC examination results. “This, represents 400 761 candidates, who had …

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Ten distinctions came as a surprise to Lara Irons – The Citizen

All that Lara Irons aimed for during her final matric exams at Catholic Holy Rosary High School in Edenvale, Johannesburg, was a bachelor pass for university entry but instead she bagged 10 distinctions. The 18-year-old so doubted her performance that she prepared her parents for the worst, with her parents now demanding answers about why …

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WC Education MEC please with matric maths, physical science pass rates

Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer says she’s incredibly pleased about an increase in the pass rate in both mathematics and physical sciences in the province. FILE: Western Cape MEC for Education Debbie Schafer. Picture: Cindy Archillies/EWN. CAPE TOWN – Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer says she’s incredibly pleased about an …

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Live Trivia at the Wichita Falls Brewing Company

Richard Carter, For the Times Record News Published 12:00 a.m. CT Jan. 4, 2019 Wichita Falls Brewing Co. hosts Live Trivia from 7 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday except holidays.(Photo: Richard Carter) What: Live Trivia When: 7 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday Where: Wichita Falls Brewing Company, 701 Indiana Admission: Free Since April, the Wichita …

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How AI will help save our planet’s endangered species

Run in conjunction with international wildlife charity Born Free, and designed to address the issues relating to the interplay between ecology and technology, the conference will take place at the beautiful Royal Institution in London’s Mayfair from 1.30pm – 5pm. With presentations from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), Liverpool John Moores University, and the …

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FG earmarks N1.46bn for unity schools – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Federal Government has earmarked over N1.46bn to rehabilitate and equip the 104 Federal Unity Colleges in the country. Of that amount, N473,389,940 was set aside for the purpose of rehabilitating and equipping laboratories, while N573,389,940 was targeted at rehabilitating classrooms and hostels. The sums were obtained from the Ministry of Education …

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Women in science encourage girls to join careers in stem

Women in science are encouraging girls to join careers in STEM. (ABC 7 Amarillo Darra Cunningham) AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) —  Science professionals in the Texas Panhandle are finding new ways to encourage girls to work in STEM fields. STEM careers consist of jobs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Companies like Lego are promoting young …

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