Free to air television programme to support 2020 matric learners

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Tebogo Msimanga

The Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga on Tuesday launched Woza Matrics. It is a free-to-air television initiative that is aimed at supporting the 2020 matric learners , following the disruptions caused by COVID-19.

The 12-week  Woza  Matrics campaign will start on 1 September 2020. It will support Grade   12   learners in the build-up to their final matric exams by providing  quality educational content in the following subjects: Maths, Life Sciences, Geography, Physical Science, Accounting, Economics, Math Literacy, English First Additional Language, History and  Business Studies.

Woza Matrics will be broadcasted on  SABC 3,  on all  DSTV  packages and  Openview(Channel 122) from 8:00-10:00 and 13:00-15:00, 7 days a week.  It will also be available for free on the  DSTV  Now Catch up app.    

Minister Motshega extended a message of gratitude to all the partners and sponsors for the role they have played in the development of the programme and availing their platforms for education purposes. “I am most grateful to SABC, Multichoice  and eMedia Investments who have so generously made their broadcast networks and expertise available to Woza Matrics”

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