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matric 2021


Matriculants will write their final National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams from Wednesday 27 October and the final exam will be written on Tuesday, 7 December. It will be the second final matric exam since the outbreak of Covid-19 in the beginning of 2020. 
 


Matric examinations not only determine whether you'll be able to study further, your matric results also has a big impact on your future.


Western Cape’s Education Department is now urging those Matriculants who are eligible to get vaccinated as the Matric final exams approach. Recently, the Department of Basic Education released the final Matric exam timetable.


The Department of Basic Education has released the Matric final examination timetable for 2022. This is the most important exam for Matric learners as it maps the rest of their future.


 

MATRIC!!!! Such an exciting yet scary, uncertain, stressful, confusing, exhausting year. Matrics of 2021, are you ready for what is too come? Life after matric is....well, let's just say a handful. Here is some advice for you.


May/June examinations for Matriculants has now been concluded. The Department of Basic Education has now said when results for these exams will be released as well as other details.


Just last week we saw the start of the May/June Matric exams which would cover rewrites. This is done through the Second Chance Matric Programme where learners can get a second chance at improved Matric results.


The National Professional Teacher's Organisation, what we know as NAPTOSA, has welcomed a decision by the Department of Basic Education to cancel mid-year exams for Grade 12 pupils. This is being done to afford learners more class time. 


The Department of Basic Education has decided to cancel the May/June Matric examinations. Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, announced this during a Portfolio Committee meeting and gave insight into why this move is being made.


With thousands of candidates now sitting down to write their May/June Matric exams, which includes Matric rewrites, this year’s numbers are said to be lower than previous years. The May/June exam season commenced on 26 May.


The Department of Basic Education has released the May/June examination timetable. This is for both those completing their National Senior Certificate and Senior Certificate. Exams commenced on Wednesday.


We all know and understand the disappointment that comes with not achieving the results you wanted. For many students this means exams, after which you naturally will choose a career pathway and move on with life. While this may be simpler for some, what if you don’t get the results you expected?


 

So what options are available to you? What are you going to do now that you have left school? The options depend on a number of factors including your results. Have you passed matric? What are the financial considerations? What are your personal interests and abilities?

 

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