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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Media Alert: Another New School Opens in the Western Cape

25 August 2011

On Friday, Minister Donald Grant will be opening the new Westlake Primary School. There has been substantial growth in Westlake over the last decade and proposals for a new school in the area date back as far as 2002. Read More

Update on the Rheenendal Bus Tragedy

23 August 2011

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has already begun a thorough investigation into the causes of the Rheenendal bus accident. Update: 14 learners and the bus driver confirmed dead. Read More

Minister Grant Reacts to Rheenendal Primary School Bus Accident - Ministers En Route to Accident Scene

23 August 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantI am deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic accident involving learners from Rheenendal Primary School this morning. Read More

Minister Grant: Effective Roll-Out of the Grade 12 Improvement Plan

23 August 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationThis afternoon I visited Scottsdene Secondary School in Kraaifontein to discuss the school's progress in improving their learner outcomes in the National Senior Certificate examinations. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Visit Scottsdene Secondary School

21 August 2011

On Tuesday, Minister Grant will be visiting Scottsdene Secondary School in Kraaifontein to discuss the school's progress in improving its matric pass rate and numbers. Read More

School Enrolment 2012: Second Round of Applications Underway

9 August 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationThe second round of applications to enrol children in school for 2012 has begun. Read More

Minister Grant Condemns Attack on Learners

4 August 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantI am disturbed and saddened by the senseless attack on learners at Livingstone High School and strongly condemn the actions of the perpetrators. Read More