Media Alert- Social Work Programme of Excellence Declaration ceremony | Western Cape Government


Media Alert- Social Work Programme of Excellence Declaration ceremony

29 March 2010

The Minister, of the Department of Social Development, Western Cape, Dr Ivan Meyer, invites you to attend the Professional Declaration Ceremony as part of the Social Work Programme of Excellence.


The "Social Work Programme of Excellence" is one of the MEC's deliverables which has been developed to maintain professional standards, promote excellence in practice, to create a more accountable workforce and a better protected public. It essentially seeks to bridge the gap between theory at tertiary level and the work experiences encountered in the field of social work profession.

As part of the Social Work Programme of Excellence, the Department of Social Development arranged a 2 week induction session (15th - 30th March 2010) at the Kromme Rhee Western Cape Training Academy for 75 newly appointed social workers.

To conclude the induction, a Professional Declaration Ceremony will be held on 31st March 2010. This event will also serve as our department's commemoration of the two International Days of Social Workers which is celebrated annually in the month of March.

Date: Wednesday, 31 March 2010
Time: 10:00 Am - 1:00 Pm
Venue: Room L16, Kromme Rhee, Provincial Training Institute, Kromme Rhee Road, Stellenbosch

From Cape Town CDB, take the N1 towards Paarl
Take the Stellenbosch / Klipheuwel turnoff, and turn right onto R304
Drive for approximately 5 km until you reach a set of robots.
At the set of robots turn left into Stellenbosch Road.
Kromme Rhee's entrance will be on your Right Hands Side. (Approx 2km's in.)
For your convenience, a map has been attached.

Media Enquiries: 

Mr Danny Abrahams

Media Liaison Officer to Minister Ivan Meyer

Cell: 083 280 5535