The Democratic Alliance has
welcomed the move by the Basic Education portfolio committee to propose quality
control measures for matric exam marking across the country.
DA MP of Basic Education
Annette Lovemore said every Grade 12 learner who will write their National
Senior Certificate exams must have confidence that his or her scripts will be
Lovemore said once marking has commenced, samples of all scripts
will moderated by senior markers. If their marks differ substantially from
those allocated by the markers, the markers can be reassigned.
said for example, a marker who is found to be struggling with questions of high
cognitive demand might then be asked to mark multiple choice questions.
now have, for the first time, a commitment that markers who are not up to
scratch will not be allowed to mark matric exam papers Lovemore added.
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