Guess who’s marking your matric exam papers?

2013-11-06 10:13

Teachers who were incompetent, retired or had not even applied were appointed to mark matric exam papers in KwaZulu-Natal.

Provincial education officials blamed the sending of “incorrect letters” to the wrong people on a “system error”, the Mercury newspaper reported today.

Provincial education spokesperson Muzi Mahlambi told the newspaper the department was working flat out to appoint the correct people.

The 9 500 markers were expected to begin their task on December 4.

The newspaper quoted a school principal as saying that a former teacher who no longer worked in education was appointed to mark exam papers.

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