Over 8 000 Western Cape candidates have
been registered to write supplementary exams this year.
The exams will be written at more than 200
schools in the region starting today.
36 992 passed Grade 12 last year in
the province a pass rate of 82.8 percent.
The supplementary exams are expected to end
on March 19th.
Ministerial Spokesperson Bronagh Casey said
that in order to assist candidates to pass their exams, the Western Cape
Education Department is offering free tuition to candidates.
“This tuition programme includes broadcasting
revision lessons via satellite to 145 schools across the province using a telematics
system” Casey said.
Casey added that expert teachers are
expected to provide quality lessons via satellite to candidates who have
registered to write their supplementary exams and the candidates will be able
to view theses broadcasts between the 17th of February until the 17th
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