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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Minister Condemns Disruption at Ludwe Ngamlana Primary School

31 January 2010

Minister Grant has today condemned in the strongest possible terms the disruption of learning at Ludwe Ngamlana Primary School in Khayelitsha.Reports indicate that two individuals, claiming to be parents of learners, locked the access gates to the... Read More

Media Alert: MEC Grant to Present Plan to Improve Grade 12 Pass Rate

31 January 2010

Minister for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant and Head of Education, Penny Vinjevold, will tomorrow present detailed plans that are aimed at attaining an 80% pass rate in the NSC examinations in 2010. Read More

Media Alert: Leeuwenhof Award Function - 25 January 2010

18 January 2010

This administration is determined to acknowledge achievement of all learners in the province who have done exceptionally well in the recent 2009 National Senior Certificate Examinations. Read More

Minister Grant to Assess School Readiness

12 January 2010

Minister Donald Grant will be visiting six schools tomorrow around the Cape Town metropole to assess school readiness and wish learners and educators well for the 2010 academic year. Read More

Western Cape Schools Ready for 2010

12 January 2010

"We are prepared and equipped to start the new school year," said Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant on Wednesday. Read More

Award Function Leeuwenhof 25 January 2010

11 January 2010

This administration is determined to acknowledge achievement of all learners in the province who have done exceptionally well in the recent 2009 National Senior Certificate Examinations. Read More

Reports Reveal a Drop in Vandalism Incidents at Schools

10 January 2010

"I am pleased to report that the number of reported vandalism incidents to date, has decreased from last year," said Minister Donald Grant on Monday. Read More