Sharpened matrics will make KZN proud in exams

2015-10-23 10:45
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Pietermaritzburg - Matric results will be released on ­January 6 next year.

That’s the word from the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education who yesterday said they are ready for the 2015 National Senior Certificate examinations. KZN Department of Education spokesperson Sihle Mlotshwa said, “This is a critical time for every matric pupil. We are urging all parents to support their children during this time.

“As a department we just want to thank teachers for helping to get our pupils ready in time.”

The examinations started on Monday, with Computer Application Technology and Information Technology. Next Monday sees English paper one in the morning and Consumer and Hospitality Studies in the afternoon.

The last papers, which are Visual Arts and Music paper two, will be written on November 27.

The department said security surrounding the exam papers has been improved, with the invigilators thoroughly trained. A handbook for all invigilators has also been prepared to maintain the same good standard of vigilance for the duration of these examinations.

“We wish all our Grade 12 pupils who will be sitting for the NSC examinations and pupils in other grades who are sitting for their final examinations the best of luck. As a province we are confident that all our intervention programmes have sharpened our learners and that they are going to make us proud.

“Our provincial academic improvement plan included among others, winter and spring classes, weekend classes and the Boot Camps, which we are confident are going to contribute immensely to our performance in KZN,” said Mlotshwa

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