When you add it all up, rewriting maths paper 2 should be a ‘last resort’
Experts have warned against forcing all pupils to rewrite the leaked paper, saying it will cause them severe stress
The department of basic education has told teacher unions that a decision on whether all pupils or only those in a circuit, district or province will rewrite maths paper 2 will be based on the recommendation of the investigative team.
The department revealed last week that “pockets of pupils” were found to have had access to the maths paper 2 before it was written by more than 391,000 pupils on November 16.
The team comprising officials of the department, Umalusi, the South African Qualifications Authority and Universities South Africa (USAf) have started working to determine the source and extent of the leak...