News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Media Alert: MEC to Visit Grade 12 Holiday Tutoring Programme

22 June 2010

Tomorrow, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Masiphumelele High School in Fish Hoek where Grade twelve (12) learners are participating in a holiday tutoring programme. Read More

Western Cape Education Department Leads the Country in Textbook Provision

21 June 2010

The Western Cape government is fully committed to the provision of textbooks to all our learners, as we believe they are an indispensable learning tool. Read More

Media Alert: MEC to Visit Safe Schools Holiday Programme

19 June 2010

Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be visiting the Uitsig Sports Complex where he will be delivering a message of support to high school learners from the Uitsig community and the organisers of the Western Cape Education Department's... Read More

Media Alert: Launch of the Safe Schools Programme

8 June 2010

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED's) Safe Schools Holiday Programme will kick off at Tygerberg High School. Read More

MEC Wishes Learners and Educators a Safe and Happy Holiday

7 June 2010

Schools across the country officially close tomorrow, on 9th June 2010.The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) would like to wish all our educators, principals, staff and learners a happy and safe holiday. Read More

MEC Announces Details on the 2010 Literacy and Numeracy Assessment

6 June 2010

Ensuring that all our learners are able to read, write and calculate at the appropriate level is a key priority for this administration. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Congratulate Top Young Mathematicians (Western Cape Education Department)

2 June 2010

Tomorrow, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Elkanah House, to congratulate, and wish good luck to sixteen of Cape Town's top young mathematicians who will be competing in the Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest in Hong Kong, and the... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Congratulate Top Young Mathematicians

2 June 2010

Tomorrow, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Elkanah House, to congratulate, and wish good luck to sixteen of Cape Town's top young mathematicians who will be competing in the Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest in Hong Kong, and the... Read More

Media Alert: MEC to Visit Rylands High School and Livingstone High School

1 June 2010

As we near the end of the second term, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Rylands High School and Livingstone High School to discuss their Grade twelve (12) strategy.Visits will take place tomorrow, 3 June 2010. Read More

MEC Encouraged by Schools Offering Extra Teaching during School Holidays

1 June 2010

It is most encouraging that a significant number of our schools, both primary and secondary, have elected to shorten the holiday period by closing their doors two weeks later then the official start of the holiday, opening their doors during the... Read More