Nine distinctions – and a 92% average

Top KwaZulu-Natal Midlands school Michaelhouse is celebrating the achievement of all its pupils passing their final exams, achieving a 99% university exemption pass. Qaqambile Mehlwana, who achieved nine distinctions and an aggregate of 92%, also placed in the top 1% in SA in three of his nine subjects, Michaelhouse’s academic head and deputy rector, Alan …

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LISTEN: Stellar IEB results for north Durban schools

Reddam House Umhlanga student, Yusuf Essop obtained an impressive 99 per cent for Mathematics. He was joined by Yizhuo Li (five distinctions) and Taylor Campbell (six distinctions). THE Independent Examinations Board (IEB) pass rate (98.92 per cent) has gone up from last year, said the board’s CEO Anne Oberholzer. A total of 11 514 full-time …

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74% Indian teachers bank on homework to assess students

BENGALURU: Despite several efforts by the government and schools to lessen the burden of homework, over 74.3% of Indian teachers still use “home assignments” as a top tool to assess students in every lesson, says the latest National Achievement Survey report for Classes 3, 5, and 8. Only 24.3% of teachers depend on project-based or …

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Putting Science and Mathematics development at the top – KuenselOnline

Science and Mathematics are our future. Their development will play a critical role in shaping our nation’s success. It is in this backdrop that the education ministry’s decision to establish a premier school for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the country is highly appreciated. Mathematics and Science were never very popular among Bhutanese students and …

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Mathematics scholar among militants killed in Tral

Srinagar :One among the two slain militants has been identified as an mathematics scholar who had also completed his B.ed from Veta college in south Kashmir’s Awantipora area of Pulwama district. Tawseef Ahmed thokar, a scholar turned Militant from Chursoo area of Awantipora in South Kashmir joined militant outfit Hizb ul Mujahideen on 14 May …

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St John’s College celebrates its matric results – The Citizen

The matric class of 2018 at St John’s College produced excellent results, the Johannesburg-based private school said on Thursday. “This has been a truly exceptional year,” headmaster Paul Edey said. “More than 40 percent of the St John’s class of 2018 achieved an academic average of at least 80 percent. Seventy-one percent of St John’s …

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