angie motshekga

  1. Jan

    New Grade 9 exit-level exam and compulsory history in SA schools

    New Grade 9 exit-level exam for South Africa The Department of Basic Education wants to introduce a new school exit level certificate and compulsory history.
  2. Kevin Lancaster

    Easiest, most difficult matric subjects

    Easiest and most difficult matric subjects Not all matric passes are the same, and it is no surprise which matric subjects have the lowest pass rates
  3. Kevin Lancaster

    False Matric numbers exposed

    False Matric numbers revealed The number of matriculants who passed in 2014 is much lower than many media reports suggest
  4. Kevin Lancaster

    Hidden truths about SA’s matric results

    Hidden truths about South Africa’s matric results There is more to South Africa’s matric results than the average pass rate. Here are some of the hidden facts
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    South Africa’s Grade 9 mathematics score: 10.8%

    SA’s Grade 9 mathematics score: 10.8% South Africa’s 2014 Annual National Assessments results show that the average performance in mathematics in Grade 9 is a pathetic 10.8%
  6. LazyLion

    Big Bucks, No Bang, DA tells Motshekga

    Despite an education budget of billions, the system does not work, the DA told Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on Tuesday. Speaking in the National Assembly during debate on Motshekga's budget vote, Democratic Alliance MP Annette Lovemore said the situation in public education could...
  7. LazyLion

    Angie has Fit over Panties

    A "Disgusted" and "pained" Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga has penned an open letter to the SA Democratic Teachers' Union and Cosatu, demanding an apology after a large pair of panties said to be hers was brandished during last week's march in Pretoria. The ANC Women's League...
  8. LazyLion

    SADTU Protest March

    Striking SA Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) members were gathering in an open space in Marabastad, on the outskirts of the Pretoria CBD, on Wednesday morning. More than 20 buses pulled into the old Putco bus depot, where they dropped off striking teachers from various provinces. Police...
  9. LazyLion

    Motshekga Mum on Looming Teacher "go-slow"

    Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has opted to remain silent on a looming go-slow by teachers. "The minister will not comment on the matter," her spokeswoman Hope Mokgatlhe said in an sms on Monday. The SA Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) said on Monday its members would embark on...