Round 1/2022 Motion

Considering the ever-changing digital landscape:

The Department of Basic Education should not publish the results of matriculants in local media outlets.

Resources (click on titles to open articles)

  1. Overwhelming support for DBE’s decision over matric result privacy, The Citizen, 11 Jan 2022
  2. Information Regulator supports the move to stop publishing matric results, The Citizen, 13 Jan 2022
  3. Matric Results Won’t Be Published In Newspapers, Skills Portal, 12 Jan 2022
  4. Respect the right to Privacy, Department of Basic Education, 10 Jan 2022
  5. Editors’ forum disappointed by decision not to publish matric results, says media was not consulted, TimesLIVE, 14 Jan 2022
  6. AfriForum says the Department of Basic Education is misapplying the Popi Act, IOL, 18 Jan 2022
  7. Summary of the Protection of Personal Information Act, Nelson Mandela University, 29 Aug 2018

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