With the matric exams under way, the Department of Basic Education is keeping a close eye on the state of readiness of the 187 marking centres across the country.
The department’s director-general, Hubert Mweli kicked off his visit on Sunday in a bid to assess centres in some provinces.
Mweli has so far visited centres in Gauteng and Mpumalanga to ensure that centres are ready as soon as the exams are completed on December 9.
Speaking to IOL, department spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga said there are up to 53 926 marking moderators who will be posted across all the centres.
In terms of security measures, Mhlanga said that scripts are never tampered with at the marking stage and there have never…
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