Deputy Minister for Department of Education, Dr Reginah Mhaule, has expressed her disappointment after learning that the Matric Mathematics paper 2 was leaked.
In a statement from the deputy minister, it is alleged the paper was became available this morning, before the paper was written.
The origins of the leak is still unknown but the pupils who had access to the leaked paper seem to be from Gauteng and Limpopo.
The Department of Education verified the content of the leaked paper as identical as the paper that was written this morning at 09:00. The department is investigating this matter to establish the extent of the leak.
Evidence is currently being gathered by the investigating team and a report is expected to submitted shortly.
We are very disappointed that the Mathematics Paper II has leaked. We are still investigating the origins of the leak and want to assure the public that the perpetrators of this act will dealt with harshly @DBE_SA @ElijahMhlanga @GovernmentZA @NationalCoGTA @GCISMedia #MathsLeak pic.twitter.com/UVlT0BirY6— Dr Reginah Mhaule (@ReginahMhaule) November 16, 2020
According to the deputy minister, the department is committed to ensure the credibility and integrity of the exams.