Umalusi approves the release of the 2022 national examinations results

Umalusi approves the release of the 2022 national examinations results;- Umalusi, the Quality Council in General and Further Education and Training, has approved the release of the 2021 national examinations results after successfully conducting the quality assurance of the conduct, administration, and management of exit point examinations in the following qualifications per assessment body:

Umalusi approves the release of the 2022 national examinations results;

  • Independent Examinations Board (IEB) – NSC and GETC: ABET
  • South African Comprehensive Assessment Institute (SACAI) – NSC &
  • Department of Basic Education (DBE) – NSC
  • Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) – GETC: ABET
    & NC(V)

In the words of the CEO of Umalusi, Dr Mafu Rakometsi, “Umalusi is entrusted with a critical task of assuring the quality of the entire value chain of the national examination process.” This is despite the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, which continued to be a significant factor during the 2021 academic year.

Regardless of the challenges presented by COVID-19, Umalusi’s quality assurance process focused on the following aspects of its mandate: the external moderation of question papers for all subjects/learning areas/instructional offerings across all qualifications and assessment bodies, verification of a sample of site-based assessment (SBA) marks, monitoring of the assessment bodies’ state of readiness to conduct and manage the 2021 national examinations, monitoring the conduct of
examinations, monitoring and verification of marking as well as the standardisation and approval of results.

The class of 2021: The class of 2021 was the eighth Grade 12 cohort to write final examinations under the Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS). Furthermore, the class of 2021 was the first Grade 12 cohort to experience the harsh