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JUST IN | Department of Education takes a U-turn with Matric results in last minutes, See Below

https://www.iol.co.za/education/matric/court-rules-that-2021-matric-results-to-be-published-in-all-media-platforms-fefc6e55-e185-4042-8454-9f10da0d5b41The consequences of the Matric 2021 National Senior Certificate should be distributed on all media stages, and the High Court of Pretoria has dominated. A portion of the choices express that distribution of results ought not mirror the understudy's first and last name. Results will be distributed similarly as in 2020, when results were distributed by test number.

The choice will be made after the common society bunch Afriforum has moved toward the court to challenge the Department of Education (DBE's) choice not to distribute the consequences of Matura, which will be distributed on January 21. DBE last week declared that Matura test results will never again be distributed on open media stages to consent to the prerequisites of the POPIA. The law, which came into power on July 1, last year, sets out clear principles with respect to the assurance of individual information.

"The typical act of posting National Senior Certificate (NSC) results on open stages (media stages) won't occur in 2021," DBE representative Elijah Mhlanga said in a media articulation. Distribution of Affirmation Results: What is the lawful status under POPIA? "As usual, all students are needed to get a duplicate of their records from the school they join in. Along these lines, every student's very own information is related with the aftereffects of the public assessment."

AfriForum invites the present choice by Judge Millar of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, which maintained the association's requests unaltered. The association is certain that enlistment results will be reported on Thursday, January 20, and recently selected understudies will actually want to get brings about papers and media stages.

 "It is in the public interest that this data is shared on open stages, which is one reason we made this solicitation. We are satisfied that the court has followed our thinking."

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As much as students are worried about their results, publishing them on media platforms will help loosen the stress. The DBE should send students their results through an SMS. Please share your thoughts below and follow me for more insightful news

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