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Umalusi gives the thumbs-up to the 2018 matric examinations


After a rigorous process of quality assuring the readiness of assessment bodies to administer the oncoming end-of-year examinations, Umalusi is generally satisfied that the system is ready to administer the 2018 national examinations. As a Council for the Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, Umalusi quality assures all exit point examinations in general and further education (NQF levels 1-4).

Umalusi conveys a message of condolences to the family of MEC Mandla Makupula


Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, joins the education fraternity in conveying its deepest condolences to the family of the late Mr Mandla Makupula, a Member of the Executive Council for Education (MEC) in the Eastern Cape, who passed away earlier today after a long illness.

Journal of Educational Assessment in Africa. Volume 12, 2017


The Journal of Educational Assessment in Africa is published yearly by the Association for Education Assessment in Africa (AEAA). The main objective of the journal is to provide information to enhance research and knowledge so as to improve educational assessment in Africa. The journal publishes manuscripts that contribute to improvement of educational assessment.

Understanding the use of pre and post tests in the grade 8 and 9 Natural Sciences teachers in Mpumalanga province: By Maria Kekana & Sipho Dlamini


It has come to the attention of Umalusi that there are websites that sell fake matric certificates to the public. Umalusi has identified the following websites and that are involved in this illegal activity. This is illegal and constitutes a criminal offense which is punishable by law. Umalusi condemns this fraudulent activity in the strongest possible terms.

Umalusi publishes report on South African Sign Language as an examinable subject


Today Umalusi released a report of its research study on the inclusion of South African Sign Language (SASL) in the curriculum as one of the examinable subjects for the National Senior Certificate. The aim of the study was to provide guidance to Umalusi in its role as the quality assurer for SASL-Home Language with specific reference to school-based assessment and national examinations.

Lost/Replacement Certificate Application Procedures


Umalusi is responsible for the replacement of the Senior Certificate and National Senior Certificate as from September 1992. To apply for a replacement (in lieu of a lost certificate) of your Matric/Gr12 certificate, the following is required:

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December 2018
Official Newsletter of Umalusi

Annual Report 2017/2018

Annual Report 2017/2018

Official Annual Report of Umalusi



Issue 5 - Feb 2018

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