Top Teachers in Western Cape to be Announced Tonight
Tonight the Western Cape Education Department will announce the names of the top teachers in the province at a gala function in Newlands.
The department will honour 33 regional and provincial winners and will present awards in eight categories.
The awards follow a rigorous selection process in all eight education districts of the province and regional finals involving clusters of districts.
About 32 000 teachers in the Western Cape were eligible for nomination. The names of the provincial winners will go forward to the national competition.
The awards recognize excellence in teaching and education leadership and provide an opportunity to showcase and celebrate excellence throughout the education system.
The eight categories are:
- Excellence in Primary School Teaching
- Excellence in Secondary School Teaching
- Excellence in Grade R Teaching
- Excellence in Special Needs Teaching
- Excellence in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) – Enhanced Teaching
- Excellence Primary School Leadership
- Excellence in Secondary School Leadership
- Lifetime Achievement Award