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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

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

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

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

Groundbreaking Ceremony at New Westlake Primary School

27 May 2010

This morning, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant, attended a sod-turning ceremony at the site of the new Westlake Primary School. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Attend Official Opening of Construction Site for the New Westlake Primary School

27 May 2010

Tomorrow, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant, will be attending the official opening of the construction site for the new Westlake Primary School. Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of the Contruction Site for New Westlake Primary

26 May 2010

Tomorrow, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be attending the official opening of the construction site for the new Westlake Primary School. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Visit Phoenix Secondary After School Stabbing

25 May 2010

Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will today visit Phoenix Secondary to express his condolences, offer his support and help stabilise the school after the senseless killing of Keenan Van Wyk yesterday.Where: Silverstreamweg, Manenberg Read More

Minister Grant Visits Phoenix Secondary After Fatal Stabbing

25 May 2010

This morning, Western Cape Minister for Education Donald Grant visited Phoenix Secondary School in Manenberg to offer his condolences and lend his support to the school after the brutal and senseless killing of Keenan Van Wyk yesterday. Read More

Minister Grant Sends His Condolences to Family of Learner Who Died in Motorbike Accident

24 May 2010

I am deeply saddened by the news that another Western Cape learner passed away today.Earlier we learnt about the senseless, gang-related death of a learner at Phoenix Secondary in Manenberg. It has now been reported that another Grade 12 learner... Read More

Minister Grant Condemns Senseless Death of Learner

24 May 2010

Minister for Education in the Western Cape, Donald Grant, has condemned the stabbing and subsequent death of a Grade 12 learner at Phoenix Secondary in Manenberg this morning. Read More

Minister Grant Announces School Holiday Plan for 2010 World Cup

24 May 2010

When it was first announced last year that there would be an extended five week holiday in June 2010 to accommodate the FIFA World Cup, the Western Cape Education Department undertook to develop a pro-active strategy that would ensure that teaching... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Announce School Holiday Plan for 2010 World Cup.

23 May 2010

Keeping our learners safe during the 2010 World Cup and the mid-year holidays is a major concern for this administration. Read More

MEC Condemns Disruption Teaching at Avondale Primary School in Atlantis

18 May 2010

I strongly condemn the disruption of teaching time at Avondale Primary School in Atlantis. Read More

MEC Wishes Grade Twelve's the Best for the June Examinations

16 May 2010

"Today, most of the provinces high schools will begin their internal Grade twelve (12) June examinations. I would like to extend my best wishes to each and every Grade twelve (12) learner during this period," said Western Cape Education Minister... Read More

Media Alert: MEC to Address Principals that are Committed Improving their Skills

13 May 2010

Tomorrow, Minister Donald Grant, will be visiting the Cape Teaching and Leadership Institute where the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is hosting a seminar programme, aimed at improving the leadership and management skills of school... Read More

Launch of the 'Own Your Future' Public Awareness Campaign

10 May 2010

Today, I launched the "Own your future" public awareness campaign at Masiyile Senior Secondary School in Khayelitsha.  Read More

Media Alert: Launch of the 'Own Your Future' Public Awareness Campaign

9 May 2010

On Tuesday, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be launching the "Own your future" public awareness campaign outside Masiyile Senior Secondary School in Khayelitsha. This is the first of its kind in the province's history. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Address Elsies River Community

5 May 2010

Tonight, Western Cape Minister for Education Donald Grant will be addressing a public meeting with local school governing bodies, principals, teachers and parents in the Elsies River community to discuss school safety and the implementation of the... Read More

Media Alert: Announcing Details of Western Cape Education Department (WCED) Infrastructure Plan

29 April 2010

On Monday, Western Cape Minister for Education Donald Grant will be announcing the details of the WCED's school infrastructure plan. Read More

MEC Inspects Site of Naphakade High School

29 April 2010

This morning, Western Cape Education Minister, Donald Grant, visited Malmesbury to inspect progress on the site of Naphakade High School. Read More

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