Nearly 300 000 individuals will be travelling to 5 236 exam centres around South Africa to participate in the upcoming mid-year matric examinations with the hope of obtaining either a National Senior Certificate (NSC) or a Senior Certificate (SC).
If you want to obtain your matric qualification or improve your matric results, you have an opportunity to do just that during the May/June examinations season.
Last week the Department of Basic Education (DBE) met with Eskom's leadership to deliberate on the challenges faced by Grade 12 students caused by load shedding.
The Matric class of 2021 is writing its final examinations facing an unprecedented combination of challenges, including a potential fourth wave of Covid-19, loadshedding, lack of access to basic services and internet connectivity, and the fears that come with the news that they will be required to write their exams either in-venue or at ‘special isolation venues’ if they were exposed to the virus.
South Africa’s power utility Eskom has a difficult month. It seemed as if everyday they would release a statement announcing the loss of additional generation capacity.
After completing the final matric exams, the class of 2021 can expect to receive their results in January 2022. This follows an announcement made by the Department of Basic Education, revealing when marking will be taking place and the date that the Minister will be announcing the national results.
With the final matric exams less than 3 weeks away, over 700 000 full time candidates are counting down the days until they write the biggest exams of their school career. The Department of Basic Education held a media briefing on Friday to unpack its readiness for the final exams.
The Independent Examinations Board (IEB) has released its National Senior Certificate Certificate(NSC) Examination timetable for 2021. IEB schools will also not write exams on 1 November 2021, due to the local government elections.
Finally Matrics can get some certainty about a year that has been nothing but disruption. The timetable for the final matric exams has been released. The exams will now be written up until the 15th of December and more than 1 million candidates will be writing.
Learners in Gauteng who have qualified to write supplementary exams can now register for free classes which will be offered in various subjects at the end of the month. Learners have until 24 January to register for the classes which will run from 29 January to 20 February every Saturday and Sunday between 8am to 4pm.
The classes are expected to be held in over 40 centres throughout Gauteng.
The final countdown has begun with only a week left before this year?s matriculants begin writing their final exams. Most provincial education departments have said they are more than prepared for the good results from the second group of matriculants to write exams based on the National Curriculum Statement.
The second group of matriculants to write their exams based on the National Curriculum Statement, will begin their finals in less than a month. There are 588 000 registered candidates are the second group of matrics who will be writing exams based on the NCS.
The 2008 matric examinations kicked off without any hiccups on Monday morning, with the Grade 12?s saying the English paper 1 exam had not been to tough. Most pupils from schools around Pretoria said they were confident they had done well in the examination.
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