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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Minister Grant Oversees a "Search and Seizure" at Hout Bay School

27 July 2011

This morning, Western Cape Education Minister, Donald Grant, visited Hout Bay Secondary to oversee a surprise "search and seizure" operation by SAPS. Read More

WCED Infrastructure Plan: Replacing Inappropriate School Structures

20 July 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantToday, I visited Oaklands High School in Lansdowne to inspect the building site of their new school. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Inspect a "Replacement School" Building Site

19 July 2011

Tomorrow, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Oaklands High School to inspect the building site of a new school building. Read More

Minister Grant Applauds a Significant Drop in School Burglary and Vandalism

18 July 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantYesterday, learners and educators returned to school for the start of the third term. Read More

Minister Grant: Smooth Start to Third School Term

17 July 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantToday marked the first day of the third term in the school calendar.Almost 1 million learners returned to school after an eventful winter vacation. Read More

WCED Will Continue to Implement the Criteria for the Selection of Examination Markers

13 July 2011

SADTU Western Cape's resolve to ensure that all educators do not participate in the NSC marking process and its call for all principals and deputy principals not to sign any job descriptions or performance contracts in the Western Cape reveals that... Read More

Teachers Flock to Literacy and Numeracy Holiday Workshops

11 July 2011

Media Statement by Penny Vinjevold, Head of Education in the Western Cape Read More

Media Alert: Thousands of Educators Receive Literacy and Numeracy Training

10 July 2011

Penny Vinjevold, Head of Education in the Western Cape, will visit a Mathematics training session for Foundation Phase teachers at the College of Cape Town's Crawford Campus on Tuesday, 12 July, at 11:30. Read More

Minister Grant Pleased with the Turnout at Grade 12 Winter Schools

5 July 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationThis morning, Premier Helen Zille and I made a surprise visit to schools in Khayelitsha to assess the WCED Grade 12 Winter School Programme. Read More