Teens urged to speak out about stress after matric pupil commits suicide after exam

Durban – An educational psychologist and the KwaZulu-Natal Parents’ Association have urged matric pupils to speak out about any challenges they are facing amid their final exams.

This comes after the KZN Department of Education said yesterday that a matric pupil from Umqhele Secondary School in Clermont allegedly died by suicide at home after writing her isiZulu Home Language Paper 1 on Tuesday.

KZN Department of Education MEC Mbali Frazer extended her condolences to the pupil’s family, school and community.

The department said its psychology services unit must be informed when parents, guardians and teachers came across unusual behaviour patterns in pupils, to avoid such…

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