751 668 candidates to sit for Umalusi-approved NSC examinations

2019-10-10 15:33

More than 700 000 candidates are expected to sit for the National Senior Certificate examinations later in October.

Umalusi says no papers leaked during 2018 matric exams, gives results a tick

2018-12-28 10:54

Umalusi has approved the 2018 national senior certificate exam results, saying there were no leaked exam papers this year.

Umalusi pleads with communities not to disrupt upcoming matric exams

2018-10-12 18:15

As almost 800 000 matriculants get ready for their final examinations, Umalusi has pleaded with communities to refrain from participating in activities which would disrupt the examinations.

Plans made for matrics affected by protests - Umalusi

2017-12-29 18:24

Plans have been made for students who were affected by protests that took place during the matriculation examination period, quality control council Umalusi has said.

Education dept stands by 2016 matric results

2017-01-03 22:15

The Department of Basic Education says it stands by its 2016 matric results - which are about to be released - despite DA MP Gavin Davis questioning the way some averages have been increased.

Umalusi approves release of matric results, despite leaked papers

2016-12-29 13:11

The release of the 2016 matric examination results has been approved, despite a pending investigation into leaked exam papers in Limpopo and Gauteng.

SA ready for final matric exams - Umalusi

2016-10-06 21:01

The South African education system is ready for the 2016 final examinations, monitoring body Umalusi says.

26 cases of group copying during matric exams - Umalusi

2015-12-30 14:00

Monitoring body Umalusi says there have been 26 of cases of group copying during the department of basic education's matric exams in four provinces.

85 000 registered for supplementary exams

2015-02-11 16:25

A total of 85 000 people have registered to sit for the supplementary examinations, the department of basic education says.

Cheating matrics could face 3-year ban

2015-01-12 16:13

Matriculants found to have cheated could be banned from writing matric for the next three years, the education department says.


Lesufi's 'free maths marks' remarks slammed - report

2018-12-29 15:21

Umalusi says it is disappointed by comments made by Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi on social media, after the body said it had adjusted the 2018 matric maths results for IEB learners.

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Umalusi exposes websites selling fake matric certificates

2018-07-02 16:11

Members of the public have been urged to report these websites to police as the misrepresentation of qualifications poses a threat to the country's education system, says Umalusi.

Umalusi approves matric results, no paper leaks but some irregularities

2017-12-29 13:42

The Umalusi council has approved the 2017 matric results – unmarred by any leaked papers for the first time in many years, albeit with provisos for certain incidents of dishonesty and irregularities.

Almost zero progress in 'flat' maths results - Umalusi

2016-12-29 16:00

There has been almost no progress in learner performance in Mathematics in recent years, Umalusi chairperson Professor John Volmink says.

Umalusi to approve national matric exam results

2016-12-29 07:13

Matric examination watchdog, Umalusi, is expected to approve the 2016 national examination results.

NYDA to launch matric second chance programme

2016-01-06 06:21

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) launchs its second chance programme on for the 2015 matric class.

Matric results worse than last year - Umalusi

2015-12-30 13:00

The 2015 matrics who wrote the National Senior Certificate exams have performed worse than last year's class, monitoring body Umalusi says.

Cheating matrics may register for supplementary exams

2015-02-09 14:21

Matriculants implicated in the group copying scandal in the Eastern Cape in 2014 may apply to sit supplementary exams, the provincial education department says.

Teachers blamed for matric cheating

2015-01-11 11:17

The school that has emerged as the biggest culprit in the matric exam cheating scandal is Mpikayizekanye Secondary School in KwaMbono, near Tugela Ferry in KwaZulu-Natal.

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