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National Policy: National Senior Certificate Examination 

The following policies were promulgated on the 16th of May and constitute the policy which guides the management of examinations in schools. They have been amended in line with to the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS).

 

CAPS 

These policies are phased in according to the following time frames:
  • 2012: Grades R - 3 and Grade 10
  • 2013: Grades 4 - 6 and Grade 11
  • 2014: Grades 7 - 9 and Grade 12

The following are the relevant assessment documents:
National Protocol for Assessment
National Policy pertaining to the programme and promotion requirements of the NCS Grade R - 12

Approval of the National Curriculum Statement Grades R 12 as National Education Policy

Gazette Notice: Approval of the regulations pertaining to the National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12

Approval of the Amendments to Policy pertaining to the National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12

Circular S7 of 2013: The structure of Grade 12 Business Studies Examination Paper
   

National Senior Certificate (Archives)

The majority of these policies are phased out according to the following time frames:
  • 2011: Grades R - 3 and Grade 10
  • 2012: Grades 4 - 6 and Grade 11
  • 2013: Grades 7 - 9 and Grade 12
 National Department of Education  Eastern Cape Department of Education
National Senior Certificate
Amendment - 30 April 2007
Amendment - 11 October 2007
Amendment - 13 November 2007
PCG 06/2006 Constitution of the Inter-District Assessment & Examinations Committee
  PCG 07/2006 Management and Operations Framework for the Assessment and Examinations Directorate
National Senior Certificate - Learners with Special Needs PCG 09/2007 Examinations Script Control Measures

National Policy on the Conduct, Administration and Management of the National Senior Certificate (Government Gazette 30048 6 July 2007)

PCG 10/2007 Management of Computerized CASS Mark Sheets
 
 
Regulations pertaining to the Conduct, Administration and Management of the National Senior Certificate (Government Gazette 31337 - 29 August 2008)
Part 1
Part 2
PCG 11/2007 Provincial Continuous Assessment Policy, Grades 10 - 12
The National Protocol for Assessment (Grades R - 12)
 
Guidelines for the Assessment and Moderation of Oral Communication for all Official Languages offered in the NSC Examinations:
Part 1
Part 2

 
Revised Minimum Admission Requirements for Higher Certificate, Diploma and Bachelor's Degree Programmes requiring a National Senior Certificate (NSC) - 11 July 2008  
FET: Subject Assessment Guidelines
(You will be transferred to the relevant web page of the National Department of Education.) 
   

GET: National Policy on Assessment and Qualifications for Schools in the General Education and Training Band - 12 February 2007 (Kliek hier vir 'n Afrikaanse weergawe.)

GET: Learning Area Assessment Guidelines
(You will be transferred to the relevant web page of the National Department of Education.) 
     
Foundation Phase: Assessment Guidelines (NDoE) Foundation Phase: Assessment Guidelines (Eastern Cape)
Foundation Phase: Assessment Framework      
 

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