Final push for matric Class of 2010
TODAY matric pupils across the country will begin their final exams. They will start their exams with Computer Aided Technology Paper 2 and Information Technology Paper 2.
How to overcome the exams stress
Limpopo education spokesperson Pat Kgomo said yesterday they were ready for the exams.
"We are convinced that we have prepared well for any eventuality," Kgomo said.
Jonas Rampedi, the acting principal of the troubled Marobathota High School, which could not offer lessons to pupils for over six months, expressed confidence that exams would start without a hitch.
Gauteng education MEC Barbara Creecy yesterday said the department was ready for the examinations.
This year 642691 candidates are writing the exams. This is an increase of 22980 from last year.
In Mpumalanga the national Basic Education Department has taken over the management of exams following exam paper leaks in the province last year.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, pictured, and Mpumalanga MEC for education Regina Mhaule dissolved the province's exam board.
Marking of scripts will start in all provinces other than Gauteng from December 4 to December 15. Gauteng has adopted a staggered approach and will start marking on November 19. Results will be released on January 6.