The Grade 12 remaining examinations timetable has been introduced ahead by virtually per week.
Trainer unions stated the colleges have been anticipated to shut on December four this 12 months. Final 12 months faculties closed on December 14. The trial exams have been anticipated to begin on September 10.
The unions stated the adjustments have been essential to compensate lecturers for the time they misplaced final 12 months, and wouldn’t have an effect on the curriculum.
The Division of Primary Schooling stated following its assembly with its Council of Schooling Ministers earlier this week that the council had permitted the 2020 Nationwide Senior Certificates (NSC) and Senior Certificates examination calendars.
In an announcement, it stated the 2020 NSC exams would start on October 19 and would conclude on November 26. Final 12 months the exams began on October 23.
It stated the sensible topics IE Pc Purposes Expertise (CAT) and Data Expertise (IT) can be held on October 13 and 14 respectively.
In case of electrical energy disruptions, as skilled final 12 months, the re-writing of the 2 topics will happen on October27.
The division stated the Might/June 2020 matric rewrite would happen from Might four to June 11. The outcomes of the Might/June examinations can be launched on July 30.
“The 2020 timetables have been additionally drafted after session with all non secular organisations to accommodate their non secular holidays,” it stated.
Nationwide Lecturers Union (Natu) president Allen Thompson stated they have been pleased with the adjustments.
Thirona Moodley, Nationwide Skilled Lecturers Organisation of South Africa provincial chief govt, stated the adjustments within the timetable wouldn’t be disruptive.