Western Cape Education Department: About Us

ChildThe Western Cape Education Department seeks to ensure that all learners of the Western Cape acquire the knowledge, skills and values they need to lead fulfilling lives, and to contribute to the development of the province and the country.

The department divides the Western Cape into seven districts, and educates close on 900 000 learners in a year, with a staff of around 30 000 educators.

The department is responsible for education at all levels including:

The Western Cape Education Department maintains a comprehensive education website that contains up-to-date information and online services including:

Contact the department for further information.