The security of examination scripts is improved through controlled access and real-time consignment drive-route tracking, enhancing the integrity of the examination cycles.
Examinations are monitored at a central venue, whilst in progress, via audio and video recording. Exam authorities are able to ascertain that the examinations have been conducted in a controlled and consistent manner and on a fair and transparent basis, with valid proof in the form of a full and non-erasable audit trail of all activities during the entire process.
"The Independent Examinations Board (IEB) has implemented an innovative approach to enhance the security of examination papers during transit and storage within the examination process at all IEB examination centers for the National Senior Certificate and has been utilising the above access management system and the associated E-Seal system supplied by Smartlock. This is in support of the IEB’s vision to advance quality teaching and learning in South Africa through an assessment process of integrity, innovation and international comparability. The system has been operating successfully within the conduct of our examinations at the Grade 12 level for the past five years”