North West Education says they are ready for 2020 matric exams

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With just eight days and counting before matriculants can write their final year exams, the department of education in the North West say they are ready to administer the 2020 final examinations.

The department say they have a total number of 38 299 full-time candidates and 3 365 part time on their radar whom are expected to sit for their exams as from November 5th.

The department’s Spokesperson Elias Malindi say they have so far prepared 438 public centres to be utilised, and they have all went through auditing for compliance more especially in terms of security and storage capacity as well as full adherence of Covid-19 protocols.

“Printing of questions is completed and papers will be delivered to the province weekly and storage points managers have already been trained.”

“School principals across the province were trained on conduct of examinations under Covid-19 regulations” said Malindi.

MEC for Education in the province, Mmaphefo Matsemela said she is confident that all proper procedures were followed and they are ready as both the province and the department.

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