Basic Education to work with the Hawks in investigating Physics Paper 2 leak

The Basic Education Department says it will investigate the leak of the matric Physics Paper 2. The paper was leaked before the commencement of the examination on Monday.

Minister Angie Motshekga has condemned the leak and says her department will work with the Hawks to investigate the leak.

Just a week after the leak of the Maths Paper 2 exam, the Basic Education Department has reported yet another leak. In a statement, the Department says Physical Science Paper 2 was circulated before the commencement of the exam.

In an emergency meeting held yesterday, the Council of Education Ministers raised concern over the leaks, saying they would cause disruptions to an already interrupted academic year.

Meanwhile, the Departments says the investigations looking into the leak of Maths Paper 2 are at an advanced stage.

Minister Motshekga says the matric Mathematics Paper Two was leaked to eight provinces in the country but rewriting the paper will be the last resort.

The Department has resolved to dispatch security to provinces to re-check systems. The last matric paper will be written on the 15th of December.
On Tuesday, matriculants will sit down for Afrikaans, Agricultural Sciences Paper 2, Natural Science Paper 2 and Exercise Science Paper 2.

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