On 13 June NAPTOSA Gauteng informed members that the withdrawal of Examination Instruction 7/2016 had been discussed at a PELRC meeting.  At this meeting GDE agreed to withdraw Examination Instruction 7/2016.  GDE issued the withdrawal instruction on 23 June 2016 (at the start of the school holiday).  It came to our attention that not all schools had received a copy of the withdrawal instruction.  pdf Click here  (119 KB) for a copy of memorandum withdrawing Examination Instruction 7/2016. 

The above implies that Circular 4 of 2015 (Assessment Guidelines) remains in place until 2018.  Please contact Mrs Marion Joseph at the Gauteng office should there be any misunderstanding about this matter.

Read also the article in the Mail and Guardian: click here