Good news for matric candidates
Matric candidates will be able to collect their National Senior Certificate results an hour earlier in the Western Cape on Friday, 5 January 2018.
Candidates may collect their results at their schools from 11h00 instead of 12h00 noon as originally planned.
The Western Cape Education Department has decided to release the results an hour earlier to make it easier for Muslim candidates to attend Friday prayers.
Umalusi, the national body responsible for certifying the results, announced their approval of the results on Friday, 29 December.
Angie Motshekga, the Minister of Basic Education, will announce the national results on Thursday, 4 January. The WCED is preparing to release individual results at schools on Friday, 5 January.