Directorate: Examinations Administration | Western Cape Education Department

Directorate: Examinations Administration

Director: Examinations Administration
Bertram Loriston
PA: Desiré Rhode
Tel: 021 467 2945
Fax: 021 461 5637
Address: Private Bag X9114, Cape Town 8000

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Purpose:

To manage the planning and administration of examinations and certification throughout the education system.

Functions:
  • Administer examination and certification processes (currently including Sen Cert, GETC, ABET, Grade 11, Diagnostic Testing - grade 3, 6).
  • Plan the system of examinations for all phases of curriculum delivery.
  • Provide provincial printing services.

Certification, Arrangements
& Secretarial Services

Purpose:

To administer examination and certification processes (currently including Sen Cert, GETC, ABET, Grade 11, Diagnostic Testing-grade 3,6).

Functions:

  • Arrange all examinations and assessments.
  • Compile examination administration policy.
  • Provide a secretarial service to Boards and Committees.
  • Provide examination results.

Question Papers, Scripts
& Support Services

Purpose:

To plan the system of examinations for all phases of curriculum delivery.

Functions:

  • Arrange for remarking of answer sheets.
  • Prepare answer sheets for remark.
  • Handle all issues regarding the remarks at examination centres.
  • Assist with the counting of question papers.
  • Control answer sheets.
  • Administer the process of compilation of question papers.
  • Arrange for the moderating of answer sheets.
  • Provide a support service to the directorate which includes payments and procurement.

Printing Services

Purpose:

To provide provincial printing services.

Functions:

  • Manage and organise due dates for the printing, counting, packaging and distribution of question papers.
  • Manage and organise the reprographic services for PGWC.