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Bad news for matric learners

Only one out of 24,519 matric examination scripts is lacking after a hurricane ripped the roof off a Free State high college being used as a marking centre. Mafu Rakometsi, CEO of Umalusi, stated on Saturday that “markers actually put their lives on the road to salvage the inexperienced persons’ scripts” when Wednesday's storm hit Albert Moroka High School in Thaba Nchu.

  1 month ago ago
Bad news for matric learners

EDUCATION

Good news for 2020 matriculants

The quality affirmation body said while they were happy with the general tests, it is baffled with the two matric test spills.  CAPE TOWN - Umalusi said that there had been an expansion in situations where individuals sold phony senior endorsements.  The body has guaranteed and given the gesture during the current year's arrival of the matric class of 2020's senior testament results.  The quality confirmation body said that it was satisfied with the general matric tests of November 2020.The body said it was,

  11 months ago ago
Good news for 2020 matriculants

EDUCATION

Bad news for 2021 matrix learners

As matrics get ready to compose the last, most important tests in just shy of about fourteen days' time, it arose that the report of a test into last year's inquiry paper spills has not yet been given to quality affirmation body Umalusi. President Mafu Rakometsi affirmed that they were all the while anticipating a report by the public examination task group for thought.

  3 months ago ago
Bad news for 2021 matrix learners

EDUCATION

Opinion: Matriculants Will Not Rewrite Or Else They Will Have To Repeat The Grade 2021

The year 2020 has been a toughest year of them all due to the stricken of the pandemic. The year didn't only disrupted the academics but our lives as a whole. Education system was disrupted and left in pieces, everything is messy and teachers had to do what they can in order to restore the system. Image: DBE Minister Angie Motshekga The Department of basic Education Minister had come up with strategies to be implemented in schools in order to reduce the strain due to the pandemic fears in schools but still nothing

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Matriculants Will Not Rewrite Or Else They Will Have To Repeat The Grade 2021

EDUCATION

Umalusi is worried that this Load shedding might affect Matric results in a bad way.

Umalusi stressed over load revealing yet DBE trusts 'daytime insight' to save tests Matric pupils currently need to battle with stage 2 burden shedding throughout this week, until 5am on Saturday. Training quality confirmation chamber Umalusi believes persistent power slices across South Africa because of burden shedding might contrarily affect the 2021 matric results.

  2 months ago ago
Umalusi is worried that this Load shedding might affect Matric results in a bad way.

EDUCATION

Motshekga Believes Class Of 2020 Will Outdo Previous Classes

Unions have been fighting for matric exams to be pushed back, but uMalusi and the Department of Basic Education have not budged. The Minister believes that the class of 2020 will do even better than matric classes from previous years, but will this really be the case? Advertisement Umalusi CEO, Mafu Rakometsi said Umalusi will not cut down on the amount of content that learners will be tested on in the final exam scheduled to happen in November. “Umalusi, as a quality assurance body does not advocate for the

  1 year ago ago
Motshekga Believes Class Of 2020 Will Outdo Previous Classes

EDUCATION

BACK2SCHOOL: 'Umalusi CEO DR Rakometsi Speaks To SABC News About Exams Leak'

Image: Umalusi CEO Dr. Mafu Rakometsi As much as the department of basic education is disappoited on matric examinations papers leaks, so is the Umalusi quality assurrer. The chief executive office apparently took it to media where he expressed his disappointment feeling and felt like a failure as National Senior Certificate Examinations Quality Assurer's board. The Chief Executive Officer Dr. Mafu Rakometsi talked to SABC Media News this morning about examinations leak of Mathematics papers and Physical Sciences

  1 year ago ago
BACK2SCHOOL: 'Umalusi CEO DR Rakometsi Speaks To SABC News About Exams Leak'

EDUCATION

Umalusi unhappy about blackout blow for matric learners

Umalusi unhappy about blackout blow for matric learners Umalusi, the education quality assurance council, have raised concerns that load shedding will negatively affect matric exam results as power blackouts across the nation are set to continue throughout the week. With grade 12s having to deal with the pressure of final exams, they will also have to deal with load shedding.

  2 months ago ago
Umalusi unhappy about blackout blow for matric learners

SOCIETY

BACK2SCHOOL: 'Finally The Arrest Had Been Made In Connection For Exam Leaked Papers'

Image: DBE Minister, Angie Motshekga The department of basic education minister is finally at rest to learn the truth about the scandal of matric examinations leak. The Hawks and IT experts had finally put something tangible on a table regarding the leaked papers. Finally, the arrest has been made in connection with the examinations papers leak. Umalusi CEO Dr Mafu Rakometsi had previously stated that as Examinations Quality Assurrer they are only giving the Hawks until the end of November to catch the culprits

  1 year ago ago
BACK2SCHOOL: 'Finally The Arrest Had Been Made In Connection For Exam Leaked Papers'

EDUCATION

Leaked Maths Paper 2 Will be Rewritten

Yesterday the nation got the most stunning news that a Mathematics paper was leaked to some Gauteng and Limpopo schools. On Tuesday the 17th of November 2020 Umalusi stated that the affected schools that received a leaked maths paper 2 will have to write another paper. This move comes after the department of basic education (DBE) announced on Monday that it will be conducting investigations about the leaked paper which is said it happened on early hours of Monday morning. The leak happened hours before the learners

  1 year ago ago
Leaked Maths Paper 2 Will be Rewritten

EDUCATION

No Curriculum Cuts For Matric?

With the Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga set to brief the nation on the readiness of schools to reopen today evening at 18:00. Matriculants will want to know how the Covid-19 pandemic is going to affect them. However, when Umalusi CEO Mafu Rakometsi was asked such a question by several MPs on Tuesday he stated, "Your guess is as good as mine." This occurred when Rakometsi was briefing the basic education committees. Umalusi is the body tasked with ensuring that required standards are met by matric

  1 year ago ago
No Curriculum Cuts For Matric?

EDUCATION

'Things Get Tougher For Angie Motshekga As Learners Got Involved In Opposing The Rewrite'

The Department of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga had briefed the media on the matter constitutes the issue of examinations leaked papers. The Minister said all metrics will have to sit again for the examinations leaked paper rewrite. This will only be fair for all and send a strong message to pupils to never undermine the credibility and integrity of the examination in the future. However, the decision causes chaos. Image: DBE Minister, Angie Motshekga The decision taken by the Department of basic

  1 year ago ago
'Things Get Tougher For Angie Motshekga As Learners Got Involved In Opposing The Rewrite'

POLITICS

Good News To Angie Motshekga's Children. See Umalusi Announcements

The excellent affirmation body stated even as they had been satisfied with the general assessments, it's miles baffled with the two matric take a look at spills. CAPE town - Umalusi stated that there were a variety in situations where individuals sold phony senior endorsements. The body has assured and given the gesture for the duration of the modern yr's arrival of the matric class of 2020's senior testament consequences. The satisfactory confirmation frame stated that it was happy with the general matric assessments

  11 months ago ago
Good News To Angie Motshekga's Children. See Umalusi Announcements

EDUCATION

It will not be designed for matriculants: Shepherd!

Umalusi, the council that regulates the quality of matric results in South Africa, says that with the recent disruption of education due to the Corona outbreak this year, matriculants will not be excluded. This was stated by Dr Mafu Rakometsi yesterday at a forum organized with the use of modern technology. There were many issues, including the hiring of matric teachers, the Corona program, visits to writing centers, paperwork and more. Rakometsi said the students who will be writing in December are a group

  1 year ago ago
It will not be designed for matriculants: Shepherd!

EDUCATION

Everything is ready for Matric exams this year

The quality affirmation evaluation board, Umalusi says that everything is set up for the 2021 matric last appraisals to occur and that serious measures have been set up to get the reliability of these evaluations. The November 2021 last National Senior Certificate (NSC) appraisals are set to start on 27 October 2021 and the quality affirmation chamber, Umalusi says that all plans are set up and the system is ready for these evaluations to happen.

  3 months ago ago
Everything is ready for Matric exams this year

EDUCATION

All set and ready for Matriculants exams

The quality confirmation assessment board, Umalusi says that everything is set up for the 2021 matric last assessments to happen and that severe measures have been set up to secure the trustworthiness of these assessments. The November 2021 last National Senior Certificate (NSC) assessments are set to begin on 27 October 2021 and the quality confirmation chamber, Umalusi says that all plans are set up and the framework is prepared for these assessments to occur.

  3 months ago ago
All set and ready for Matriculants exams

EDUCATION

BACK2SCHOOL: 'Motshekga Stand Firm By Her Decision, Whether You Agree Or Disagree! (Opinion)

The Department of Basic Education and Umalusi had finalized their decision on what will happen to the Matric pupils after leaking two examinations papers. The decision wasn't an easy one but it has been made afterall. The decision left for the Matriculants is to rewrite the leaked papers. The Department doesn't seem to back down aong with the Quality Assurance Education body Umalusi continue to brief the media is responding to the chaos caused externally. Teacher's unions already caused a chaos of taking the

  1 year ago ago
BACK2SCHOOL: 'Motshekga Stand Firm By Her Decision, Whether You Agree Or Disagree! (Opinion)