Complaints about difficult matric exam papers are not adding up

28 November 2019 - 08:00
Some matric pupils and educators have lambasted the examiners of maths paper one. File photo.
Some matric pupils and educators have lambasted the examiners of maths paper one. File photo.
Image: Shelley Christians

The media lit up this week with bitter complaints from pupils and parents (not sure why parents are involved) that mathematics Paper 1 was too difficult for this year’s matriculants.

But, I made a few calls to experts - a very different picture has emerged.

 

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