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Matric Exam Rewrite


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.


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It is crunch-time for Matrics! Twelve years of schooling and seemingly endless learning experiences have all lead to this moment, the last few weeks before the final Matric exams.


The Matric exams are the final measure of your success in high school and they can either build on the success you've had in previous years - or you can make up for bad Matric results in the past by doing well in the Matric final exams. This doesn't come by accident - you need to be organised and use the limited time in the best way. Here are some Matric tips for you!


Matrics will soon be deep into preparing for their mock exams and ultimately the final matric exams of their school careers in two months’ time. We have some insight into how you can get good Matric results in your Matric mock exams.


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The Department of Basic Education has announced that they have released the results for the Class of 2020 Matric exam remarks and rechecks. This might be some Matriculants second chance at getting their Matric or getting into the University programme they want.


The Department of Basic Education has announced that late applications for the Second Chance Matric Programme is now open. The Second Chance Matric Programme gives you the opportunity to rewrite your exams should you not have been satisfied with your initial results.


The Department of Basic Education in Mpumalanga issued 14 learners connected to the matric paper leaks with hearing letters, requiring them to be interviewed. However Cosas has intervened cancelling these interviews. 

 


The matric rewrite of the two leaked exam papers had been overturned in the Pretoria High Court, however the question of what the solution to these leaks may be is yet to be revealed.


The provincial Education Ministers have accepted the decision of the High Court that the two matric exam papers will not be rewritten. However they are still concerned about the credibility of the matric exams and want further guidance from the courts.

 


The Pretoria High Court has ruled against the Minister of Basic Education by declaring that the decision on the Matric exam rewrites was unlawful and must be set aside.

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