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Hope for Matrics who failed or performed poorly

Over the last few days, the Class of 2021 received their final results. The Independent Examination Board (IEB) matric class of 2020 achieved a 98.39% pass rate, while the Department of Basic Education matric class of 2021 achieved a pass rate of 76.4%, a slight...
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IEB Matric results show the efficacy of online learning and Brainline’s Top Performers

Online School, Brainline, says it is encouraged by the number of excellent performers who have emerged amongst the 2021 Matric Results. The Independent Examination Board (IEB) will release the matric results today, Wednesday 19 January 2022, while the Department of...
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How to prepare for and cope with poor matric results

As the year draws to a close and the Matric Class finalized their final exams recently, distance educator, Brainline, says it is important that learners take the time over the festive period to prepare themselves emotionally and psychologically for whatever the matric...
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Scores of Grade 12 learners start matric exams today

It is all systems go for scores of Grade 12 learners who will start their IEB matric exams today, Wednesday, 20 October 2021. Distance Education Provider, Brainline, says hundreds of their pupils will once again participate in this year’s examination, which is quality...
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Strengthen online learning, as 50% of classroom time is already lost

Online School, Brainline, has called for the strengthening of online learning amid reports that learners have already lost 50% of classroom time this year alone. During a briefing by the Department of Education at the weekend, it was revealed that 80% of school time...
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Brainline brings online invigilation to South Africa!

Online School, Brainline, is breaking ground again. This time, as the first online school in South Africa to bring online invigilation to our learners, allowing them to write their tests and examinations from the comfort of their own home. Brainline CEO, Coleen...
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Traditional school learners unlikely to make up for lost time

Online School, Brainline, says it is unlikely that learners will be able to make up for lost time due to the third Covid-19 wave within traditional school structures. Last week the Department of Basic Education gazetted the updated return dates and plans for schools...
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SA youth face a different set of challenges this Youth Day

Online School, Brainline, says today’s youth faces a different set of challenges to the Class of 1976, however, these obstacles are as detrimental to their future than that of 45 years ago. Brainline CEO, Coleen Cronje, says as the country celebrates Youth Day on June...
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Online school says matric mid-year exams will continue uninterrupted

Online School, Brainline, says the matric mid-year exams will continue uninterrupted. This is despite an announcement by Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, that the Department has decided to scrap the June exams for matrics to allow time to cover this year’s...
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Online education: The answer to schools’ failure to complete curriculum?

Online Education Provider, Brainline, says recent reports indicating that 66% of schools failed to complete the CAPS-curriculum last year, while more than half have not been able to cover the first phase of curriculum during the first portion of the 2021 academic year...

Mentor Letter: Stay positive

With exams in process, tension may be high and the bundles of nerves can cause havoc. Exams, studying and revision can be stressful, but staying motivated during exams is important.

Mentor Letter: Academic accommodations and concessions

Learners who have a barrier to learning or a medical condition which impacts their ability to perform in exams, may apply for accommodations or concessions. These are valid when the learner writes formal assessments such as tests and examinations.

Mentor Letter: Time Management

A continuously developing skill and challenge for most people is ‘Time Management’. We often wish that a day had more than 24 hours.

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New and Additional Classes for Gr R – 7

You have asked and we have listened! We have officially kicked off with additional classes for our Brainline Junior School for Gr R – 7 on Monday, 3 August 2020.

Mentor Letter: Making the Right Career Choice For You

Choosing your future career is an important milestone and choosing school subjects which support your career choice is equally important.

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Mentor Letter: Wellness and Nutrition

To learn well we need to eat well and adopt a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Most of us are not as healthy as we should or could be and good health begins with making informed choices about the way we live and what we eat.

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How Brainline Prepared for the June Exams – Cloud School Teacher Adele Drenth

The June exams for Brainline’s Gr 8 – 9 learners started this week, while the Gr 10 – 12’s kicked off earlier this month. Ahead of the exams, teachers assist students with preparations and here is an overview of what this process entail:

Mentor Letter: How to cope with exam stress?

Exam stress often stems from the fear of failure. During our recent Gr 10 – 12 sessions with psychologist, Tanya van de Water, she explained that there are two solutions for exam stress; an elegant solution and a practical solution.

Mentor Letter: Goal Setting

Setting goals and knowing what you are working towards, is always a good idea. Younger students need to understand the difference between a wish and a goal – I wish to eat ice cream everyday – but my goal is to drink enough water every day.<

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Brainline continues uninterrupted despite second Covid-19 wave

Despite speculation that the Department of Basic Education will postpone the reopening of schools, Brainline says it’s online school will continue uninterrupted. CEO Coleen Cronje was interviews by a few media houses on this particular topic.

Head of Assessment Aspects at Brainline, Karen Reynecke, talks about the role of technology to curb the leaking of matric exam papers.

Head of Assessment Aspects at Brainline, Karen Reynecke, talks to Channel Africa and Pretoria FM about the role of technology to curb the leaking of matric exam papers.

Brainline CEO, Coleen Cronje, is interviewed about the rise of e-learning amid Covid-19

Brainline CEO, Coleen Cronje, speaks to Lotus FM, Channel Africa, Lesedi FM, Munghana Lonene FM and Umhlobo Wenene FM.

E-learning is here to stay with Brainline CEO, Coleen Cronje.

CEO Coleen Cronje gesels oor ‘E-learning is here to stay’ with Overvaal Stereo, Radio Helderberg, Kosmos Stereo en Radio Laeveld.

Coleen Cronje, CEO of Brainline, chats to Radio Helderberg

Listen to interviews done by Brainline on Radio Helderberg on e-learning

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Brainline CEO Coleen Cronje is interviewed by Newzroom Afrika ahead of the reopening of schools following the coronavirus lockdown

Brainline CEO Coleen Cronje is interviewed by Newzroom Afrika ahead of the reopening of schools following the coronavirus lockdown.

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The status of education as schools reopened for Gr 7 and 12’s

Watch the discussion lead by eNCAnews on the status of education as schools reopened for Gr 7 and 12’s on Monday, 8 June 2020. Brainline CEO, Coleen Cronje, shared insights into the home schooling sector

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RSG Interview on the process of registering a child for home schooling

Brainline CEO, Coleen Cronje, is interviewed on RSG’s Monitor actuality programme on the process of registering a child for home schooling.

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Brainline CEO, Coleen Cronje, is interviewed by ENCA on the process to register for home schooling.

Brainline CEO, Coleen Cronje, is interviewed by ENCA on the process to register for home schooling.

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