Category Archives: DBE – Department of Basic Education South Africa

Details of DBE – National Circulars

Details of DBE – National Circulars Circulars: 2017 Circular M1 of 2017: Measures to improve management of school finances Circular S6 of 2017: Delivery of Grade R-9 Workbooks for 2018 school year Circular S7 of 2017: Concessions to leearners following the technical pathway Circular S9 of 2017: The development of French CAPS at SAL level Circular S4 of 2017:… Read More »

Details of DBE – Annual National Assessments

Details of DBE – Annual National Assessments The Annual National Assessments (ANA) are standardised national assessments for languages and mathematics in the senior phase (grades 7 – 9), intermediate phase (grades 4 – 6) and in literacy and numeracy for the foundation phase (grades 1 – 3). The question papers and marking memoranda (exemplars) aresupplied by the national Department of Basic Education… Read More »

Details of DBE – Senior Certificate(amended)

Details of DBE – Senior Certificate(amended) Senior Certificate(amended) The last Senior Certificate examination based on the policy document, A Resume of instructional programmes in schools (Report 550), which allowed learners with incomplete Senior Certificate credits, as well as adult learners of 21 years and older, was conducted in June 2014. However, based on the need for a qualification for adults that is… Read More »

Details of DBE – National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations

Details of DBE – National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations NSC Examinations The  National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations commonly referred to as “matric” has become an annual event of major public significance. It not only signifies the culmination of twelve years of formal schooling but the NSC examinations is a barometer of the health of the education system. The first… Read More »

Details of DBE – Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS)

Details of DBE – Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS) What is a National Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement? A National Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement is a single, comprehesive, and concise policy document, which has replaced the Subject and Learning Area Statements, Learning Programme Guidelines and Subject Assessment Guidelines for all the subjects listed in the National Curriculum Statement Grades… Read More »