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Ramaphosa is proud of almost 900 000 candidates to write the NSC exam

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PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA

By Thys Khiba

Johannesburg – As the class of 2021 will be expected to sit for the National Senior Certificate examination, President Cyril Ramaphosa said he is proud of the nearly 900 000 candidates and this is an important marker for the future of our nation.

It is 124 065 candidates who were expected to participate in writing the English Home Langauge while 609 830 candidates were expected to write English at 9am in 6 326 examinations centres, 526 independent and 326 designated centres across the country.

“We are immensely proud of the nearly 900 000 candidates who will be sitting for the National Senior Certificate examination, which is a significant personal milestone as well as an important marker for the future of our nation.

 As the class of 2021 will be expected to sit for the National Senior Certificate examination, President Cyril Ramaphosa said he is proud of the nearly 900 000 candidates and this is an important marker for the future of our nation.
As the class of 2021 will be expected to sit for the National Senior Certificate examination, President Cyril Ramaphosa said he is proud of the nearly 900 000 candidates and this is an important marker for the future of our nation.

“We are deeply indebted to families, educators and school governing bodies who made it possible for learners to make it to these examinations by introducing innovative means for learners to complete their curriculum,” Ramaphosa said.

According to the spokesperson for the department of basic education, Elijah Mhlanga at least 897 786 candidates, compromising 735 677 full-time and 162 109 candidates have enrolled for the 2021 NSC examination, which will conclude on 7 December 2021.

“This year, we place our arms of support around the Class of 2021 who have persevered and endured in their effort to create a better future for themselves, their families and our economy.

“We wish you the best of success in your final revision and in your examinations, which will lay the foundations for your life as independent, adult members of our society,” Ramaphosa said.

Ramaphosa urged learners to adhere to COVID-19 safety regulations throughout the examination period and in the celebrations beyond.

He encouraged learners to present themselves for COVID-19 vaccination, which is safe, quickly administered and free of charge.


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