We have received information about a potential leak regarding the Polish language exam. These are media reports that require detailed verification from the relevant services – said the spokeswoman of the Ministry of Education and Science Anna Ostrowska. The director of the Central Examination Commission reports to the police “to clarify the matter”.
Tuesday morning the Polish language examination at the elementary level began with the Matura exam. It is compulsory for all high school graduates. After its completion, the Interia portal announced that the content of the exam may have been leaked.
Department of Education: Information about a possible leak requires verification
“I would like to kindly inform you that we have received information about a potential leak regarding the Polish language exam. These are media reports that require detailed verification from the relevant services. In such a situation, the director of the Central Examination Commission submits a notification to the police to clarify the matter” – she commented leaks signals spokeswoman of the Ministry of Education and Science Anna Ostrowska.
She also informed that this year changes were made to the procedure for issuing and accepting sheets. “Currently, school principals must accept the sheets with a second member of the examination team. When handing them over to the chairmen of the supervisory teams, they are required to show the bill of lading to the team members and to the student representative. The letter indicates exactly how many packages have been delivered to the school. in the transfer of sheets, they must confirm in writing this number of packages “- she explained.
“We got a few identical pieces of information to our e-mail address”
Earlier, the director of the Central Examination Commission, Marcin Smolik, informed that the Central Examination Commission was in the process of preparing a notification regarding a leak from the baccalaureate. He said the police were to be filed on Wednesday.
– We received several identical information to our e-mail: scans from Google Trends, which show that today after 7.30 am the phrase ‘Lalka’s ambitions’, i.e. key words from one of the essays, was sought “- explained the director of CKE. The director of CKE emphasized, it is difficult to establish the credibility of this information. “On the basis of this information, it is difficult to say whether there was a leak or not. We have doubts, so we refer the matter to the police for clarification,” he said.
Matura exam 2021
The written Polish exam at the basic level consists of two parts. The high school graduates had to solve the test and write their own text. They had the choice between writing an essay on one of the two topics given or analyzing the poetic text.
The first topic of the essay was: “Does ambition help a man achieve the intended goal? Consider the problem referring to the fragment of ‘The Doll’ by Bolesław Prus, the entire work and the selected cultural text”, and the second: “City – a space friendly or hostile to man? problem and justify your opinion by referring to a fragment of Władysław Stanisław Reymont’s ‘The Promised Land’ and to selected texts of culture.
The high school graduates who chose the third theme interpreted Beata Obertyńska’s poem “Strych”.
Main photo source: Darek Delmanowicz / PAP