News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Western Cape Honours Province's Top Teachers in Teaching Awards

27 October 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationTonight, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will announce the names of the top teachers in the province. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Teaching Awards

26 October 2011

Tomorrow, 28 October 2011, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will be announcing the top teachers of the Western Cape in a gala function at Kelvin Grove. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Visit COSAT in Khayelitsha

26 October 2011

On Friday, 28 October 2011, NSC candidates will be writing the highly anticipated Mathematics paper. Minister Donald Grant will be visiting the school to ask learners how they felt about the examination. Read More

Media Alert: Ministers Grant and Botha to Officially Open the New Brooklyn Chest Hospital School

26 October 2011

Minister Grant and Minister Botha will officially open the new Brooklyn Chest Hospital School on Friday, 28 October 2011. Read More

Media Alert: 2011 NSC - Minister Grant to Visit Groote Schuur High School

23 October 2011

On Monday, 24 October 2011, Grade 12 candidates across the Western Cape will be writing the English Home Language and the English First Additional Language Paper. Read More

Majority of Western Cape Candidates Sit Down to Write

23 October 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationThis morning, the majority of National Senior Certificate candidates sat down to write the first written paper of the 2011 NSC. Read More

Class of 2011: The Moment Has Arrived

12 October 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationTomorrow, thousands of Grade 12 learners will experience the last day of their school career before they begin writing their National Senior Certificate examinations. Read More

Thousands of Western Cape Learners Begin Numeracy and Literacy Tests

11 October 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationI am pleased to announce the successful start of the annual literacy and numeracy testing in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Visit School on First Day of Literacy and Numeracy Testing

10 October 2011

On Wednesday, the first of the annual provincial literacy and numeracy testing will take place in schools across the Western Cape. Read More

WCED Releases Guidelines on Search and Seizures for Schools

10 October 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationSafe and secure learning environments are essential if we are to ensure that quality education is being delivered. Read More

World Teachers' Day: Minister Grant to Visit Holiday Teacher Training Centre

4 October 2011

Donald Grant, Western Cape Education Minister, will mark World Teachers' Day on Wednesday, 5 October 2011, by visiting teachers attending holiday training sessions organised by the Western Cape Education Department (WCED). Read More