News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

MEC Grant Announces Appointment of New Western Cape Head of Education

29 September 2009

I am pleased to announce that the Cabinet of the Western Cape has endorsed the recommendation by the Provincial Selection Panel concerning the appointment of a new Head of Education (HOD) - the most senior official in the Western Cape Education... Read More

Media Alert: MEC Grant to Attend Technology Educators Conference

24 September 2009

On Monday, MEC for Education Donald Grant will be attending the Conference for Technology Educators and will be speaking on the importance of technology in our schools in enhancing quality teaching and learning. Venue: Herschel Girls Preparatory, 14... Read More

MEC Grant to Attend Provincial Awards Dinner and Ceremony of the National Teaching Awards

17 September 2009

43 teachers have been nominated for this year's provincial teacher of the year. Tomorrow evening, the winners of eight categories will be announced. Provincial winners will be eligible for the National Teaching Awards. Read More

MEC Grant to Attend the Launch of the Kellogg's Health of the Nation 50-Hour Sports Challenge

17 September 2009

The fourth annual Kellogg's Health of the Nation 50-hour sports challenge kicks off in Cape Town tomorrow. The MEC, national sports stars and celebrities will be on hand to encourage South African children to participate in sports and promote... Read More

MEC Grant to Attend Launch of Caring Schools Network in the Western Cape

16 September 2009

MEC Grant will be the keynote speaker at the launch of Caring Schools Network in the Western Cape. Where: Cape Diamond Hotel (Corner of Longmarket and Parliament Street) When: Thursday, 17 September 2009 Time: 17h30 - 19h00 Read More

Gangsterism has No Place in Our Schools

15 September 2009

Residents of Bonteheuwel have to claim back this school," said MEC for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant on Wednesday. Grant was commenting on the stabbing of two learners and the subsequent intrusion of gang members onto the school grounds... Read More

Mec Grant Condemns Yet Another School Stabbing

14 September 2009

Minister for Education in the Western Cape, Donald Grant, has condemned the stabbing of two learners at Arcadia Secondary in Bonteheuwel on Tuesday. Read More

Western Cape Education Department Invests R156-Million in School Libraries

1 September 2009

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is investing R156-million over five years to expand access to school libraries in the province. Read More