On Tuesday matrics class of 2018 has commenced with their final year exams. English paper was the first exam written by close to 800 000 matrics candidates across the country.
Limpopo has five districts and over decades Sekhukhune district has been battling at the fifth position. Despite the challenge of resources the department of education encounters Sekhukhune district never convinced anyone.
Sekhukhune Times reporter spoke to some of matric learners under Lobethal district. Majority of learners from various schools were confident to excel with flying colours. According to the learners, were over prepared due to final exams.
“We have been waiting for the exam to start and now we are happy to write our first matric final exams. We attended winter and Saturday schools this year and we believe that was our advantage,” said learners.
Learners believe with late night they had while studying must pay off.
On 13 October 2018 Department of Education Minister, Angie Motshekga visited Mamaila area in Limpopo to wish learners good luck for exams.
“This is the most important part of your life and at this moment nothing is important than you. The exam should not make you nervous and no one want to be called failer of 2018. We are here to wish you well and we believe you have done your work and also all in a way out,” she concluded.