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Let matrics write final exams online, says distance education provider

It would make life easier for many and software can stop cheating, but there are still a few creases to be ironed out

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One of the country’s major distance education providers is pushing for matric exams to be written online.

Karen Sickel Wucherpfennig, enrolments manager at Teneo School, confirmed that her CEO, John Shaw, had motivated for the introduction of online matric exams with the South African Comprehensive Assessment Institute (Sacai) earlier this year.

Sacai is one of the three assessment bodies responsible for administering the matric exams, the others being the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) and the department of basic education...

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