EDITORIAL | Our matrics deserve better than these letdowns

Let’s get the basics right so this year’s matric pupils have a fair chance at succeeding

23 October 2023 - 21:59

Quality assurance body Umalusi has declared the education system ready to administer the most important exams of a child’s school career. On Monday next week, more than 920,000 candidates are scheduled to start writing the National Senior Certificate exams, a nerve-racking exercise for pupils, teachers and parents. Some practical exams have already started this week. We can only hope the administrators have learnt something from the tough challenges of the past few years...

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