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Use these previous exam papers to revise and prepare for the upcoming NSC exams. This way you can find out what you already know and work on what you don't know.


UNESCO hosts national consultation on Education for Sustainable Development

The 2014 UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), held from 10 to12 November 2014 in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan, marked the end of the UN Decade of ESD.

The Conference saw the launch of the roadmap for implementing the Global Action Programme on ESD. Read more...

Deputy Minister receives Olifantsvlei Primary School

The Deputy Minister of DBE, Mr Enver Surty, officially received the upgraded Olifantsvlei Primary School in Lenasia, South of Johannesburg, on Monday, 24 August 2015.

The school was adopted by the Shanduka Foundation’s Adopt-A-School programme in 2005. During the past decade the school has benefitted immensely from the programme. Read more...


Amended Senior Certifcate Subject Results Available!

Subject results for candidates who wrote the Amended Senior Certificate Examinations in June/July 2015 are now available. 

Click here to access yours.

Nkonkwana Junior Secondary School hand-over to Willowvale Community

The DBE, in partnership with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), handed over Nkonkwana Junior Secondary School to the community of Willowvale in the Eastern Cape on 19 August 2015.

In 2011, the IDC adopted the school as a corporate social investment initiative. A budget of R20 million was made available to enhance the school facilities.  Read more...


Showing our support and appreciation for our teachers

World Teachers’ Day is an annual event, which is commemorated internationally on 05 October.

In recognition of our teaching professionals, Minister Motshekga will be launching a year-long celebration to commemorate their hard work and dedication to moving South Africa forward through providing invaluable learning opportunities to every learner in their classrooms. Read more...

Latest News

Education Department Urges COSAS to Retract Call to Retaliate

The Department of Basic Education is extremely concerned by the irresponsible call from the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) to retaliate with violence when confronted with corporal punishment by teachers. Read more...


Minister Motshekga sends condolences to families of north west fire tragedy, 24 August 2015

The Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga notes with great sadness the incomprehensible tragedy that has befallen a school for deaf learners in the North West province. Read more...


Education Department makes great strides towards addressing the plight of disabled learners, 18 August 2015

The DBE has noted the report released by Human Rights Watch on various issues regarding inclusive education. It is disappointing to note that Human Rights Watch researchers approached the Department of Basic Education with predetermined findings of their research.  Read more...


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