With the matric final exams nearing completion, the Gauteng Education department has discouraged the eagerly anticipated pens down after the last paper.
WHEN IS THE MATRIC FINAL PAPER?
The final matric exam is expected to be written next week, Wednesday, 6 December, marking the end of a month-long examination sit down for the Class of 2023.
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The final day of the exams is expected to be a reliever for many matriculants who will take some time to reflect on the papers they wrote while others will party the stress and anxiety out, or celebrate reaching the final destination of their schooling careers.
GAUTENG EDUCATION AGAINST PENS DOWN
Be that as it may, the Gauteng Education Department discouraged any reckless behaviour from the learners.
“Matriculants, your hard work deserves celebration, but please consider celebrating responsibly.”
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“Pens down parties might seem tempting, but remember, your safety and well-being are paramount. Reckless behaviour can jeopardise your achievements and future opportunities. Cherish this milestone wisely and responsibly with friends and family. Your future is bright, make choices that reflect your dedication and commitment. Stay safe!” the Gauteng Education department motivated.
THE SECOND CHANCE MATRIC REGISTRATION OPENED
Meanwhile, the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) recently announced the opening of the registration for the 2024 Second Chance Matric exams programme.
“Registrations for the 2024 May/ June Senior Certificate Exams and National Senior Certificate Exams are open until 9 February 2024,” GDE confirmed.
Candidates are required to visit their respective districts to register.
WHO MAY REGISTER?
- Candidates who previously wrote NSC Examination.
- Candidates may only register subjects they wrote previously which they have comply with Internal Assessment, Oral and Practical Assessment Task requirements (for subjects with practical components).
- Candidates are not allowed to register new subjects.
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