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Minister Grant Assesses Wind Damage at School

13 December 2009

This morning, Minister for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant visited Vista High School in the Bo-Kaap to assess the damage caused by gale force winds over the weekend. "A section of Vista High School was badly affected yesterday morning,"... Read More

MEC Grant Urges Parents and Community to Look out for Our Children's Safety

9 December 2009

"Today marks the end of the 16 days of activism campaign for No Violence against Women and Children, but it also marks the first day of a very vulnerable time for our learners - the summer school holidays," said Minister for Education Donald Grant... Read More

Minister Donald Grant visits Matric Marking Centre

9 December 2009

"I am pleased to be informed that the marking of the 2009 National Senior Certificate examinations is successfully underway," said Minister for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant. Grant was visiting the province's main examination marking... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to visit Matric Exams Marking Centre

8 December 2009

Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant and Head of Department Penny Vinjevold will be visiting the matric exams marking centre on Thursday, 10 December 2009.  Read More

Statement by Minister Donald Grant on the Preparations for 2010 Academic Year

7 December 2009

In order to improve education outcomes in the province, as made clear in our strategic plan, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has prepared a package of documents designed to prepare teachers, principals and parents well in advance about... Read More

Minister Grant and Penny Vinjevold HOD to brief Media on Preparations for 2010 Academic Year

7 December 2009

On Tuesday, Minister for Education Donald Grant and Head of Department (HOD) Penny Vinjevold, will be briefing media on preparations that have been concluded for the 2010 academic year.  Read More

Minister Grant Announces Decision on the Future of Langunya Finishing School

6 December 2009

After careful consideration and deliberation, I have come to my final decision on the future of Lagunya Finishing School. This decision, I believe, will be in the best interests of the students at Lagunya.  Read More

Media Alert: Time Adjustment and Additional Press Conference

3 December 2009

Press conference 1 Minister Grant to announce decision on the future of Lagunya Finishing SchoolOn Monday, 7 December 2009, Minister for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant will announce the future of Lagunya Finishing School. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Grant to Announce Decision on the Future of Lagunya Finishing School

2 December 2009

On Monday, 7 December 2009, Minister for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant will announce the future of Lagunya Finishing School. Venue: Minister's Boardroom. 23rd floor Sanlam Building, Golden AcreTime: 11:00 Read More