References

Important Links

The Department of Basic Education

https://www.education.gov.za

Subject Choice and Career Pathing

http://www.education.gov.za/informationfor/Learners/SubjectChoiceandCareerPathing.aspx

Certification Services

https://www.education.gov.za/informationfor/CertificationServices.aspx

Senior Certificate (Amended)

https://www.education.gov.za/Curriculum/SeniorCertificate(amended).aspx

NSC Examinations

https://www.education.gov.za/Curriculum/NationalSeniorCertificate(NSC)Examinations/tabid/338/Default.aspx

National Curriculum Statements (NCS) Grades R - 12

https://www.education.gov.za/Curriculum/NationalCurriculumStatementsGradesR-12.aspx

Home Education

https://www.education.gov.za/Parents/HomeSchooling/tabid/406/Default.aspx

Thutong South African Education Portal

http://www.thutong.doe.gov.za

South African Qualifications Authority 

www.saqa.org.za

National Senior Certificate - Opportunity In Your Hand

http://www.saqa.org.za/docs/news/2014/news0226b.html

Qualifications and Standards Registered on the NQF

http://regqs.saqa.org.za/documents/faq.html

Western Cape Government

www.westerncape.gov.za

Bill of Rights (Chapter 2 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa)

https://www.westerncape.gov.za/legislation/bill-rights-chapter-2-constitution-republic-south-africa

Umalusi: Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training

http://www.umalusi.org.za

References

Advanced College

Schools and College

https://www.advancedcollege.co.za/wmenu.php 

Advantage Learn

National Benchmark Test: All You Need to Know

https://advantagelearn.com/nbt-test-national-benchmark-test/

African Marine Solutions

‘Full Steam Ahead for Grade 11 Maritime Economics Learners!’

https://www.amsol.co.za/full-steam-ahead-for-grade-11-maritime-economics-learners/

Afrika News

‘The Africanization of the Education System in South Africa’

https://www.afrika-news.com/africanization-education-south-africa/

Algoa FM

‘Umalusi Approves Release of 2017 Matric Results’

http://www.algoafm.co.za/article/domestic/90901/umalusi-approves-release-of-2017-matric-results

Brand South Africa

‘A Parent’s Guide To Schooling’

https://www.brandsouthafrica.com/governance/services/education-services/a-parents-guide-to-schooling#01

‘South Africa’s Mother Tongue Education Challenge’

https://www.brandsouthafrica.com/governance/education/south-africa-s-mother-tongue-education-problem

British International Colleges and Schools

www.bicollege.co.za

British International Distance College

http://www.britishinternationalcollege.co.za/DistanceCollege/

Business Tech

‘First Virtual School Launched in South Africa’

https://businesstech.co.za/news/finance/144387/first-virtual-school-launched-in-south-africa/

Cambridge International

Our Standards

www.cambridgeinternational.org/about-us/our-standards

Cambridge International AS & A Levels

http://www.cambridgeinternational.org/programmes-and-qualifications/cambridge-advanced/cambridge-international-as-and-a-levels/

College SA

Types of Educational Institutions in South Africa

https://www.collegesa.edu.za/matric-series/types-of/

Tips For Writing Matric Exams

https://www.collegesa.edu.za/matric-series/tips-for-writing-matric-exams/

Calibre Education

Who We Are

http://calibreeducation.co.za/who

Deutsche Internationale Schule Kapstadt

FAQ’s

http://dsk.co.za/welcome/faq/?lang=en

Education: College SA

Education in South Africa

http://education.co.za/education-in-south-africa 

Education and Training Unit

Education Policy: School Fees

http://www.etu.org.za/toolbox/docs/government/schoolfees.html

EduConnect

https://educonnect.co.za

‘APS Scores: Why They Matter’

https://educonnect.co.za/aps-scores-matter/

Expat Arrivals

British International College Johannesburg

http://expatarrivals.com/schools/south-africa/johannesburg/british-international-college-johannesburg

Education and Schools in South Africa

http://www.expatarrivals.com/africa/south-africa/education-and-schools-south-africa

Expat Cape Town

Education in South Africa

http://www.expatcapetown.com/education-in-south-africa.html

Cape Town Special Schools

http://www.expatcapetown.com/cape-town-special-schools.html

Go Study

Making Subject Choices in Grade 9

https://www.gostudy.net/sa/career-guidance/making-subject-choices-in-grade-9

How To Pass Matric

Matric Results

https://howtopassmatric.co.za/matric-results/

Bachelors, Diploma and Higher Certificate Pass Requirements Explained

https://howtopassmatric.co.za/bachelors-degree-diploma-and-higher-certificate-pass-requirements-explained

IEB

National Senior Certificate

https://www.ieb.co.za/pages/nationalseniorcertificate

Grade 11 IeBTs Mathematics and Physical Science

https://www.ieb.co.za/pages/grade11iebtsmathematicsandphysicalscience

Intergate Immigration

South African School Information For Foreign Parents

https://www.intergate-immigration.com/blog/south-african-school-information-for-foreign-parents/

Independent Online

‘Top Matrics Robbed of As – Teachers’, by Michelle Jones

https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/western-cape/top-matrics-robbed-of-as-teachers-1010470

‘Matric: No More Names in Paper?’, by Ilse Fredericks

http://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/western-cape-matric-no-more-names-in-paper-1737950

‘Matric CASS Marks Higher Than Final’, by Leanne Jansen

https://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/matrics-cass-marks-higher-than-final-1961023

‘How To Get A Matric At Home’, by Wayne Hugo

https://www.iol.co.za/thepost/how-to-get-a-matric-at-home-13045947

‘Public vs Private Schooling: These Are The Facts’

https://www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/family/public-vs-private-schooling-these-are-the-facts-7559017

Mail & Guardian

‘IEB Class of 2017 Shines as Matric Results Are Released’, by Lucky Ditaunyane

https://mg.co.za/article/2018-01-03-ieb-matric-pass-rate-hits-9876

‘“Third Language” Lost in Translation’, by Lucky Ditaunyane

https://mg.co.za/article/2014-07-04-third-language-lost-in-translation

‘Setting Strong Standards’, by Linda Longhurst (The Witness)

http://www.news24.com/Opinions/Setting-strong-standards-20150807

‘Matric: Experts Warn Against Comparisons’, by Faranaaz Parker

https://mg.co.za/article/2011-01-05-matric-results-experts-warn-against-comparisons

Master Maths

Choosing Mathematical Literacy as a Subject

https://www.mastermaths.co.za/maths-news/choosing-mathematical-literacy-as-a-subject

Matric

‘The Matric Results Release Date for the Matric Class of 2017 is 4 January 2018’

https://www.matric.co.za/matric-results-2017-release-date

Matriculation Board: Universities South Africa

FAQ’s

https://mb.usaf.ac.za/faqs/

My Lawyer

Differences Between Public and Private Schools in South Africa

http://succeedblog.co.za/MyLawyer/?p=451

National Benchmark Tests Project

Interpreting Your Results

http://www.nbt.ac.za/content/interpreting-your-results

Nelson Mandela University

Entry Requirements

http://www.mandela.ac.za/Apply/Admission/Entry-requirements

News 24

‘Schools must offer African language from Grade 1’, by Genevieve Quintal 

 http://m.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Schools-must-offer-african-language-from-grade-1-20150918

‘Help Your Child Choose the Right School Subjects’

http://www.you.co.za/supermom/help-your-child-choose-the-right-school-subjects

‘My Matric Story: “I Didn't Get a B Pass But I Still Fulfilled My Dreams”’

https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/my-matric-story-i-didnt-get-a-b-pass-but-i-still-fulfilled-my-dreams-20180105

'Progressed Learners' Could Affect Matric Pass Rate’, by Jeff Wicks and Mpho Raborife

https://m.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/progressed-learners-could-have-impact-on-matric-pass-rate-20170104

‘IEB is Not Necessarily Better- Crawford College Sandton Principal’, by James de Villiers

https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/ieb-is-not-necessarily-better-crawford-college-sandton-principal-20161230

Nic Spaull

‘Language(s) of Learning in South Africa’, by Nic Spaull

https://nicspaull.com/2013/10/27/languages-of-learning-in-south-africa

Parent 24

‘Which Foreign Languages Can My Child Learn at School in SA?’, by Carin Bevan

https://www.parent24.com/Learn/High-school/should-my-child-learn-a-foreign-language-at-school-20160603

Politics Web

‘2017 National Examinations Results Approved- Umalusi’, statement by Lucky Ditaunyane

http://www.politicsweb.co.za/documents/2017-national-examinations-results-approved--umalu

Polity

DBE: Basic Education On Policy on Progression and Policy on Multiple Examination Opportunity

 http://m.polity.org.za/article/dbe-basic-education-on-policy-on-progression-and-policy-on-multiple-examination-opportunity-2017-10-31/searchString:multiple+examination

Pressreader

A ‘Two-Year Matric’ Keeps Pass Rate High

https://www.pressreader.com/south-africa/sunday-times/20180107/281599535889730

Roseway Waldorf School

What is the difference between IEB and NSC? What examinations do we write in Class 13 at Roseway?

http://www.rosewaywaldorf.co.za/difference-ieb-nsc-examinations/

Scimatics Solutions

Misconceptions About IEB

http://www.scimaticssolutions.co.za/misconceptions-about-ieb/

Skills Universe

CAT And National Policy on Assessment

https://www.skills-universe.com/forums/topic/cat-and-national-policy-on-assessment/

Smart Kids

https://www.smart-kids.co.za

South African Comprehensive Assessment Institute

https://www.sacai.org.za 

South African Homeschool Curriculum 

‘GED® Homeschool Grade 12 Equivalent’, by Shirley Erwee and Wendy Young

http://www.south-african-homeschool-curriculum.com/ged-homeschool-matric.html

‘High School Homeschool’, by Shirley Erwee and Wendy Young 

http://www.south-african-homeschool-curriculum.com/high-school-homeschool.html

‘Cambridge Homeschool Matric’, by Shirley Erwee and Wendy Young

http://www.south-african-homeschool-curriculum.com/cambridge-homeschool-matric.html

Sowetan Live

‘Pass Mark Debate Highlights Need For Teacher Development in Maths’

https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2017/07/04/pass-mark-debate-highlights-need-for-teacher-development-in-maths

St. Dominic’s Priory School

Curriculum and Assessment

http://www.priory.co.za/content/curriculum-and-assessment

Teacher Magazine

‘Debunking Education Myths’, by Andreas Schleicher.

www.teachermagazine.com.au/columnists/andreas-schleicher/debunking-education-myths

Tech Teachers

The “Designated List”, C.A.T. and University Entrance

http://www.techteachers.co.za/2018/03/the-designated-list-c-a-t-and-university-entrance/

The Economist

‘South Africa Has One of the World’s Worst Education Systems’

https://www.economist.com/middle-east-and-africa/2017/01/07/south-africa-has-one-of-the-worlds-worst-education-systems

University of Cape Town

Admission Requirements

http://www.students.uct.ac.za/students/applications/admission-requirements/eligibility

Universities South Africa

Foreign Qualifications: United States of America

http://mb.usaf.ac.za/united-states-of-america/

University of the Witwatersrand

Entry Requirements (NSC)

https://www.wits.ac.za/undergraduate/entry-requirements/

Wikipedia

Private School

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Private_school#South_Africa

Education in South Africa/ Basic

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Education_in_South_africa/basic

Accelerated Christian Education

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accelerated_Christian_Education