A whistleblower claims that over 370 pupils were involved in a matric exam cheating scandal in Mpumalanga, reports the Sunday Times.
The scandal reportedly included WhatsApp groups on which pupils could pay teachers up to R1,500 to share answers while exams were in session.
One of these WhatsApp groups was allegedly called “Road to Varsity” and provided answers to maths and physical science exam questions.
The whistleblower claimed that over 370 grade 12 students from three Mpumalanga schools were part of the “Road to Varsity” WhatsApp group. There were at least two other similar groups that used subscription fees.
The whistleblower also reported other forms of cheating. This included teachers giving out answers during toilet breaks, passing crib notes to…