It’s a pass! Umalusi happy with matric results, but probes are still on
Investigations into leaks not yet complete, and candidates guilty of copying can still have their certificates nullified
School governing body associations and education experts have welcomed the green light given to the release of the 2020 matric results by exams quality assurer Umalusi.
On Monday, Umalusi’s council chairperson Prof John Volmink said they were satisfied that based on available evidence, there was no systemic irregularity reported that might have compromised the overall credibility and integrity of the November exams administered by the department of basic education (DBE).
In December Umalusi advised the department to have the maths paper 2 and physical science paper 2 rewritten after they were leaked, but the Pretoria high court subsequently set aside the national rewrite...