With the 2018 grade 12 examinations drawing nearer and a need to strengthen security and shun any type of irregularity during the exams, matriculates are expected to sign the National Senior Certificate pledge of good conduct.
The signing of the pledge will take place in all schools of the country on October 12 from 08:00. The provincial MEC of education Mr Sibusiso Malaza will witness this exercise at Nqubeko Secondary School in the Gert Sibande District.
“The pledge compels and demands learners to be honest, avoid cheating, copying, accepting assistance from or providing it to one another during the exams,” explains Mr Jasper Zwane spokesperson for the department.
The exams will start on October 22 with none official languages. The matriculants will write their last paper on November 28.
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There are 58 401 candidates registered throughout the province to write matric. The final letters of admission for the candidates with examination numbers will be released on 12 October 2018 to their respective schools.