Learners warned

2017-10-18 06:02

Matriculants are warned against accep-ting answers that are imposed on them.

Northern Cape MEC for Education Martha Bartlett warned that by doing this, they will face these consequences:

  • The imposed answers will be detec-ted at the marking centre. The system has advanced ways of detecting such answers.
  • The learner’s results in the implicated subject or paper will be blocked for further investigation.
  • The investigation and hearings are a long process which may be concluded after the opening of tertiary institutions in 2018.
  • As the learner will be waiting for the outcome of the hearings, other 2017 matriculants will be busy with their first year’s tertiary education studies.
  • This means that such a learner’s life will come to a complete standstill, as he or she will be waiting for the outcome of the investigations and hearings.
  • If the learner is found guilty of accepting imposed answers, his or her results will be declared null and void.
  • The learner may be barred from writing the National Senior Certificate examination for a period of one, two or three years depending on the decision of the chairperson of the hearing committee.
  • The learner will be given an opportunity to appeal the decisions taken by the hearing committee, which is another long-drawn process which will further delay the results.
  • Whilst waiting for the outcome of the appeal, the learner’s peers will be continuing with their tertiary education studies.

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