Smooth start to NSC final practical exam, says WCED

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) said the Computer Application Technology (CAT) practical exam, proceed without incident in the province on Tuesday, despite concerns about load shedding.

The WCED’s Kerry Mauchline said plans are in place for the eventuality of power cuts.

‘’We congratulate our exam officials and our school staff for their hard work and planning that made this a reality. All of our contingency plans are in place for load shedding.

‘’There is a standard protocol that all schools follow for a scheduled power outage like load shedding. Our districts monitor the situation closely and deal with any problem that arise case by case basis,’’ added Kerry Mauchline, WCED spokesperson.

Nine-hundred-and-twenty-seven learners in the Western Cape is expected to complete their Information Technology (IT) exams on Wednesday.

‘’We wish them well for the exams,’’ concluded Mauchline.



Done By: Mitchum George


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