MATRIC EXAM MARKERS ARRIVE DRUNK!

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Eight
people who were hired to mark the all-important 2018 matric exam papers have
been caught arriving at marking venues drunk or smelling of alcohol, it emerged
on Tuesday.This,
as pupils anxiously await the outcome of the National Senior Certificate
results in the new year.In
the Western Cape, some markers appeared to take weekend celebrations a bit too
far as colleagues detected the smell of alcohol when they pitched up for work.”On
a Monday morning three markers arrived for training smelling of alcohol during
the pre-marking process. They were asked to leave the centre and they returned
the next morning for training,” said provincial education spokesperson
Bronagh Casey on Tuesday.Making
an entrance is an extra bonus point when making a statement at a matric
farewell. One couple in particular, turned heads when they rocked up in a
police Nyala van escorted by police officers at their farewell in Newcastle
over the weekend.She
said there had been no major glitches or problems at the marking centres.
Contingency measures were put in place for load shedding.Three
markers in the North West and two in the Eastern Cape were dismissed after
arriving drunk for work, Times Select reported.Marker
dies at schoolOne
of the markers reportedly had a cooler box of alcohol with them and another had
to be removed by police after refusing to leave the centre.North
West education spokesperson Freddy Sepeng was not immediately available for comment.
Eastern
Cape education spokesperson Loyiso Pulumani said there were two markers who
weredismissed in marking centres in Pandulwazi and Grahamstown. Pulumani,
however, confirmed that there had been no big hitches.”Marking
is going very well,” he said on Tuesday.In
KwaZulu-Natal, a marker died at Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School marking
centre from an illness earlier this month.Philani
Gumede had been a teacher at Ibiva High School in Jozini and collapsed at the
centre, the Daily Sun reported.Results
expected on January 3Director
general at the national basic education department Mathanzima Mweli noted that
load shedding had delayed the capturing of marks and said he would be addressing
these concerns with Eskom.A
total of 44 505 markers have been appointed for 141 marking centres across the
country.National
basic education spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga said marking should be completed by
December 15.Minister
Naledi Pandor will announce how the class of 2018 fared on live television on
January 3. Pupils will be able to access their results on the department’s
website and other media outlets from January 4.SOURCE:
NEWS24

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