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South African Schools Act, 1996 (Act No. 84 of 1996)


Regulations for the Conduct, Administration and Management of Assessment for the Senior Certificate, 2005

Chapter 3 : Preparation for the examination process

17. Functions of the internal examiners and moderators


(1) Examiners must perform the following functions:
(a) Setting of question papers that are of the appropriate standard, quality and in the language of instruction as specified by the assessment body.
(b) Drafting of additional question papers.
(c) Drafting of memoranda of the question papers contemplated in (a) and (b).


(2) The Internal Moderator must perform the following functions:
(a) Ensure that the question paper is of the appropriate standard and quality;
(b) Ascertain that a question paper conforms to the core syllabus, adequately provides for differentiation, and includes questions addressing the different cognitive levels;
(c) Attend the memorandum discussions;
(d) Approve and sign off the finally agreed upon memorandum;
(e) Moderate the marked scripts;
(f) Liaise with External Moderators;
(g) Give advice, support and guidance to Examiners;
(h) Recommend the necessary changes to the question papers to the assessment body; and
(i) Submit a report to the External Moderator.