Students at the Glenvista High School in JHB allegedly set their school hall on fire to avoid writing an exam but the paper still went ahead.
The DBE is preparing a report for Umalusi in terms of matric exam irregularities. Thereafter, matric results will be released. Here are the dates.
The marking of matric exam papers has not been a smooth process as three people have died from COVID-19-related complications so far
The purpose of the directions is to provide guidelines to officials, educators and staff who are involved in the marking of matric scripts.
The Director-General of the Basic Education Department said that the matric exam leak was bigger than what they initially thought.
While the Department of Basic Education agreed that there will be no matric rewrite, it did say other aspects of the judgement must be challenged.
Sadtu and Afriforum maintain that the rewrite is not necessary and would cause stress for the nearly 400 000 matric pupils involved
Umalusi has been at the receiving end of criticism for announcing a rewrite of the second Mathematics and Physical Sciences examination papers
The second papers for Physical Sciences and Mathematics will be re-written after being leaked
The Hawks have been investigating the Matric Physical Science Paper 2 and Mathematics Paper 2 examinations which were leaked a week apart
There has been a matric exam paper leak every Monday for the last three weeks – Maths Paper 2, Physical Sciences Paper 2 and Life Sciences.
Two matric exam papers have been leaked in recent days. The education department has, however, urged candidates to remain focused.
The Basic Education Department is weighing its options in the wake of a matric exam leak. Minister Angie Motshekga has condemned the latest leak but said investigations are underway
Minister Angie Motshekga said they would would investigate how Mathematics Paper 2 was leaked, on the eve of the exam being written
Two adults were caught trying to write matric exams on behalf of registered candidates. One has been arrested while the other escaped.
All Grade 8 to 11 exams at Brackenfell High School will be rescheduled ahead of an EFF protest on Friday. Normal classes will remain.
Initial indications are that the leaked matric paper became available early on Monday morning, hours before the exam.
A total of 1,058,699 candidates are expected to sit for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examinations from November 5 to December 15
Education Quality Assurance Council, Umalusi, has given assessment bodies the greenlight to administer the 2020 matric exams.
It’s official, the new matric exam timetable is here for Grade 12 students. They will end their turbulent school year according to this schedule.
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