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Matric exams wrapped without major incidents – Motshekga

TSHWANE, November 28 – South Africa’s 2017 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations came to an end on Tuesday, without major disturbances recorded, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said. “The 2017 NSC examinations have been free of any major incident and the department would like to thank those learners, and the commitment of teachers who worked tirelessly […]

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NSC Examinations running smoothly- SA education dept

JOHANNESBURG, November 21 – The Department of Basic Education said on Tuesday that the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations were progressing well as learners entered their fifth week of this year’s exam period. “This week learners will be sitting for History Paper 2, Business Studies and Afrikaans among others.The Department is pleased to report that examinations are proceeding well […]

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Western Cape warns against cheating in NSC exams

JOHANNESBURG, October 12 – Western Cape education minister, Debbie Schäfer, on Thursday warned students against cheating in the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations that start next week, saying the consequences could be dire. This year 51,987 full time candidates and 13,912 part-time candidates have registered for the NSC in the province. “Cheating in these examinations can […]

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Gauteng spends R160 million on NSC exam preparations

JOHANNESBURG, October 3 – After visiting three troubled secondary schools on the East Rand on Tuesday Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said his department had spent R160 million on getting students ready for their National Senior Certificate (NSC) final exams, which begin in three weeks. “We have a military style arrangement, everything is ready,” Lesufi said. […]