Exam quality announcement expected today

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SABRINA DEAN – With the announcement of the 2014 Matric results scheduled for Monday, quality control body Umalusi is today expected to announce its decision around approval of the results.

The Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education is tasked with setting and monitoring standards of education in the country. One of the ways it does this is by conducting oversight over the entire exam process.

Spokesperson Lucky Ditaunyane explains this begins even b efore exams are written. "We have monitored the entire process from the start, which is when the question papers were set,during the time when the examinations were written and even after, during marking."

Umalusi is expected to announce its decision during a briefing at its offices in Pretoria at 11am.