TechInAfrica – The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has proceeded with its examination concerning the spilled Matric test papers and has, now, given a little update on the issue.
The Council of Education Ministers (CEM) has gotten a fundamental report for the examination and held a gathering over its substance.
A statement released by the DBE informed that In the last gathering of CEM, Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, demonstrated that the fundamental report is available on 30 November 2020. Recently [1st December] CEM released the report and noticed that the examination had not been finished yet and that more work actually should have been done. The Council concurred that the credibility, honesty, and decency of the assessment cannot be compromised.
At this moment, two assessment papers have been confirmed to be spilled to the general population before Matric students sat to keep in touch with them: Mathematics Paper 2 and Physical Sciences (Chemistry) Paper 2. Since uncovering these breaks to the public, the DBE has threatened Matrics with revises. However, at the time of composing, has not concluded this, and no changes have been officially reported.
As for when the public can expect an update on the leaks and anything to do with rewrites, more information will be shared in the coming days.
According to the media statement, CEM recognized the intricate idea of the examination. CEM likewise valued the work being finished by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations, The Hawks, to help the Department in the investigation. The report will be prepared inside, and Minister Motshekga will have media instructions not long from now to make a declaration.
For the present South African Matrics, their parents and other support systems can only hold their heads down and proceed with the tests as planned. Today students will compose History Paper 2 and Engineering Graphics and Design Paper 1.
Barring any delays or extensions examination will continue until 15th December, and the results will be available next year on 22nd January.