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Unisa Grade R Diploma Online Petition

Unisa Response on Grade R Diploma Online Petition

The University of South Africa (UNISA) issued a response on 7 April 2022 regarding an online petition from its students directed at the Diploma in Grade R Teaching qualification. The UNISA Grade R Diploma online petition came about when registered students received correspondence from the university, stating that students would be deregistered from their programme …

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School Based Assessments In South Africa

At Matric College we provide students with past exam papers and other examination resources such as: Online tutors Examination preparation classes Student support on Whatsapp What Is School-Based Assessment (SBA) in South Africa CAPS Education?  This is a collection of a student’s work. It reports the students efforts, progress or achievements. It also prepares students …

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Write The Preparatory Examinations In Your Home Language: Eastern Cape

There are 11 official languages in South Africa but around 25 different languages are spoken. These 11 languages are granted official status because 98% of the total population speak these languages. The Eastern Cape Department of Education will offer certain question papers in home languages for the Grade 12 preparatory examination for 2021. These are …

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Common Assessment Tasks For Life Orientation in 2021 Administered Differently For Grade 12 Students

Based on the examination instruction provided by the Department of Basic Education, the Common Assessment Tasks for Life Orientation will be administered on the 6th of September 2021.   It will be 2 ½ hours, from 09:00 to 11:00 and all schools will be notified of the time and the date. Schools and district offices …

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Tourism Practical Assessment Tasks

Changes in Format for the Tourism Practical Assessment Tasks (PATs) 2021

The format for the tourism practical assessment tasks has changed in line with the Teacher Guideline made earlier in 2021. These Practical Assessment Tasks were designed for subjects that have a practical component.  Teachers will now be part of a discussion with the Provincial Education Department (PED) on how to prepare for the Practical Assessment …

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Grade 12 Examination Support

Stay Prepared – Get Your Grade 12 Examination Support Material

Due to the pandemic grade 12 students could not do the June examination but a preparatory examination will happen. To be prepared for the finals, the Examination and Assessment Chief Directorate will provide Grade 12 examination support material (Common exemplar question papers to prepare students for the preparatory examination). These papers were designed to meet …

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