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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Minister Grant Kicks off the 2012 Educator Training Programme

29 January 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationOne of the major focus areas for the WCED this year is to improve the teaching skills of our educators by providing to them various training and development programmes throughout the year. Read More

Last-Minute Rush to Apply for the 2011/2012 Supplementary Examinations

22 January 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationTomorrow is the last day in which candidates who have qualified to write the 2011/2012 supplementary examinations can apply. Read More

Minister Grant Announces 2011 Literacy and Numeracy Results

19 January 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationIntroduction:Literacy and numeracy are the most important skills our children will develop in their school career. Read More

WCED Offers Free Tuition to Matric Supplementary Exam Candidates

18 January 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

First Day of School: Working "Better Together" to Ensure Our Learners Receive a Quality Education

10 January 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationToday, around 940 000 learners will begin the 2012 school year.The WCED is expecting around 100 000 learners to enter Grade 1 this year and approximately 80 000 in Grade 8. Read More

Western Cape Releases Names of Top Candidates and Schools in the Province

9 January 2012

This morning, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and Education Minister Donald Grant hosted an awards function at Leeuwenhof to acknowledge the outstanding success of schools and individual learners from throughout this province in the 2011 National... Read More

NSC Results Indicate Systems Improvements in Education in the Western Cape

4 January 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationYesterday's release of the 2011 National Senior Certificate (NSC) results was an exciting and happy occasion. Read More

NSC 2011: Class of 2011 Does the Western Cape Proud

3 January 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationIt is with great pleasure that I announce the details of the performance of the Western Cape in the 2011 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. Read More