Department of Basic Education ready for matric exams
By Lelethu Mquqo
23 September 2011
The Department of Basic Education says it is ready to administer credible National Senior Certificate examinations.
The matrics will start writing on the 24th of next month, with exams finishing on the 1st of December.
At a news conference in Pretoria, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said exam papers had been handed to provincial departments.
Those for learners with special needs will get to the provinces by the 7th of next month.
There are six-thousand-540 exam centres across the country for this year’s matric exams.