In the News: ‘Matric may become irrelevant’

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Plummeting confidence in the value of the matric exam will shortly lead to universities introducing their own assessments that will nullify the state's premier public examination. ….

"In three to four years South Africa will have a system that will nullify the matric exam, as universities are no longer confident in the department of education exams," a senior academic and administrator at a top university told the Mail & Guardian. "The exam has become devalued and Umalusi [the Education Department's quality watchdog] massages results."

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