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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Media Alert: WCED to Launch the Encyclopedia Britannica Education Pilot Programme

30 June 2011

On Monday, 4 July 2011, Minister Donald Grant will be launching the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) Encyclopedia Britannica Education Pilot Programme at the Cape Teaching and Leadership Institute. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Open Reading Conference

28 June 2011

Hundreds of educators in the Western Cape are attending training programmes throughout the holiday period to improve their literacy and numeracy teaching skills. Read More

Annual National Assessments: Western Cape Leads the Pack

28 June 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald Grant Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Education Department Launches Safe Schools Youth Clubs

26 June 2011

On Monday, Minister Grant will be launching the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) Safe Schools youth cluster at Elsie's River High School. Read More

Minister Grant Takes Calls from the Public at the Western Cape Education Call Centre

22 June 2011

One of the main objectives of the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) strategic plan is to improve the responsiveness and efficiency of the WCED. An important element of this is to be more responsive to the needs of the public and our clients. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Take Calls at the WCED Call Centre

22 June 2011

On Thursday, Minister Grant will be taking calls from members of the public in the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) Call Centre as part of Public Service Week. Read More

WCED Releases Winter School Holiday and Teacher Development Training Plan

20 June 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationSchools in the Western Cape officially close for the mid-year holidays on Friday, 24 June 2011. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Address Youth Leadership Conference

14 June 2011

Tomorrow, Minister Grant will be attending and speaking at the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) "Take the Lead" Youth Day conference at Welwitschia Primary School in Delft. Read More

Intended Closure of Salt River Moslem Primary School

14 June 2011

In May, the school governing body of Salt River Moslem Primary School received a letter from Minister Donald Grant informing them of his intention to close the school.The reasons behind the intended closure of the school are as follows: Read More

Numerous Western Cape Schools Temporarily Closed Due to Severe Weather Conditions

8 June 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantRecent severe weather conditions across South Africa have led to the temporary closure of 41 of our province's schools. An additional 35 schools are also experiencing high levels of absenteeism. Read More

WCED Still on Track to Meet Its Infrastructure Objectives

6 June 2011

In order to meet the growing demand for schools in the Delft area, two primary schools and two high schools are currently being built in Delft as part of the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) infrastructure plan. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Inspect New Delft School

5 June 2011

On Tuesday, Minister Grant will be visiting two of the four new Delft school sites that are due for completion by the end of July. Read More