Eastern Cape education department investigates cases of matric cheating

Cape Town – The Eastern Cape education department says it is investigating cases involving pupils suspected to have helped others answer matric exam questions.

Eastern Cape Education MEC Fundile Gade says they have conducted numerous investigations through the departmental channels and one worrying case involves Ntsizwa Secondary School in Mount Frere where there has been suspicion of “help” of certain pupils by others.

Gade told Newzroom Afrika this is not a “copying case” but a “common answering methodology” which comes with suspicions, probably as a result of sightings by the invigilator when those pupils were writing at that particular time.

“In general as a province we…

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