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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 41

A. Elementary or Third-Class Certificate

A. Elementary or Third-Class Certificate.

I. Candidates for this certificate, which qualifies the holder for the charge of an undenominational school of the 3rd class, or of an ordinary mission or native school, will be examined in:—
(1.)The English Language; Reading, Dictation, Grammar.
(2.)Arithmetic; including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions, Practice, Proportion and Simple Interest.
(3.)Descriptive and Physical Geography.
(5.)School Management.
II. Candidates may also present themselves for examination in one, but only one, of the five following languages:—
(a.)Dutch, German, French.
(b.)Kafir, Scsuto (specially required of native teachers).

III. Those who distinguish themselves in the examination will have the words "with honours" marked on their certificates.

IV. The next examination will be held in Cape Town, and at other centres, in September, 1880; and candidates are required to send in their names, with age and testimony to good character, before the 1st August next, to the Superintendent-General of Education, Cape Town.

V. The candidates must be at least sixteen years of age.

VI. The possession of an elementary teacher's certificate, or of some higher and duly recognised certificate, is indispensable to those seeking employment in schools connected with this department.

VII. Special arrangements will be made for holding the Examination in other places, besides Cape Town, if timely notice is given, and there is a sufficient number of candidates at any one place.