EDUCATION | EDUCATION

25-Jan-2022 to 12:41

Graduates from US-based university to file lawsuit to the Court after degree rej...

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A group of Rwandan graduates from Atlantic International University (AIU) who have seen recently their degree qualifications rejected by the Government have threatened to sue Higher Education Council (HEC) as they attempt to overturn the recent decision to cancel academic equivalences.

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24-Jan-2022 to 09:16

Gambian schools rocked by teacher absenteeism - UNICEF study

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Primary school students in The Gambia face significant learning losses due to high teacher absenteeism, a UNICEF study finds.

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21-Jan-2022 to 13:10

Ramaphosa applauds Class of 2021 for successful exams

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday congratulated hundreds of thousands of South Africa’s students who passed the 2021 National Senior Certificate examinations despite the disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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21-Jan-2022 to 12:21

S/Africa's Class of 2021 ‘succeed against the odds’ – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced the results of this year’s high school examinations, with the Class of 2021 obtaining an overall pass rate of 76.4 percent – an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 2020.

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20-Jan-2022 to 10:40

Over 700,000 S/African students await final results on Thursday

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will announce the much-awaited 2021 National Senior Certificate Examination Results on Thursday, with over 700,000 students highly anticipating to see how well they performed in the nationwide matric examinations.

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19-Jan-2022 to 13:31

S/Africa’s matriculants achieve 98.3% pass rate – Board

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Despite numerous class interruptions due to Covid-19 pandemic, South Africa’s Independent Examinations Board (IEB)’s Class of 2021 recorded a 98.3% pass rate in its final high school examinations nationwide, the board announced on Wednesday.

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14-Jan-2022 to 11:30

S/Africa: Scrap COVID-19 school measures or risk ‘generational catastrophe’ – Ex...

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The Western Cape provincial government has called for scrapping of social distancing at schools and warned of a “generational catastrophe” unless there is an end to the current rotational attendance of classes introduced at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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