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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

WCED: Planning for the 2013 School Year

24 September 2012

While the 2012 school year is still in full swing, the WCED has been working hard to ensure that it is prepared and ready for the 2013 school year.This is a massive task and requires extensive communication, planning and organisation by both the... Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Grant to Open Riebeeck Valley School

21 September 2012

On Friday, 21 September, Premier Helen Zille and Minister Donald Grant will officially open the Riebeeck Valley Special School of Skills. Read More

NSC Preparation: Crunch-Time for the Class of 2012

18 September 2012

With just 33 days to go, the Western Cape Education Department is prepared and ready for the 2012 National Senior Certificate examinations. Read More

Minister Grant to Announce NSC Exam Details and to Visit Matric Candidates

17 September 2012

Tomorrow, 18 September 2012, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Sizimisele Secondary School and Matthew Goniwe School in Khayelitsha to wish their matriculants good luck for the upcoming examinations. Read More

Minister Grant to Officially Open Northpine Technical High School

13 September 2012

On Friday, 14 September, Minister Donald Grant will be attending and speaking at the official opening of Northpine Technical High School. Read More

Western Cape Government and the City Join Forces to Improve School Safety

12 September 2012

Joint Media Statement by Ministers Donald Grant and Dan Plato and Alderman JP Smith The City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Government are committed to working together to create secure environments in which teaching and learning can take place... Read More

Launch of the School Resource Officers Project to Enhance School Safety

11 September 2012

On 13 September, the City of Cape Town's Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith, together with the Minister for Community Safety, Dan Plato, and the Minister for Education, Donald Grant, will officially launch the School... Read More

Counter-Truancy Operation in Delft: Every Child Matters

10 September 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education One priority of this Government is to try and improve the retention rate of our learners. Therefore, we need to address, wherever possible, the problems associated with truancy and absenteeism. Read More

Truancy Operation to Take Place in Delft

9 September 2012

In June, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) conducted a school counter-truancy operation in Athlone. Read More

Ministers Grant and Plato to Observe Search and Seizure Operation at Khayelitsha High School

5 September 2012

On 6 September 2012, Minister Donald Grant and Minister Dan Plato will be observing a search and seizure operation in Khayelitsha. Read More

Minister Grant to Consider All Representations Made to Him on Proposed School Closures

5 September 2012

The public participation process for the proposed school closures has now come to an end. Read More

Minister Grant Releases Details on the Infrastructure Plan for Schools

3 September 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationIn 2010, the Western Cape Education Department announced an infrastructure plan that included the building of 25 new schools, 20 replacement schools, additional classrooms and mobile units over a... Read More

Minister Grant to Announce Details on Infrastructure Plan for Schools

2 September 2012

On 4 September 2012, Minister Donald Grant will be announcing details on the WCED's infrastructure plan for the years 2013/2014-2015/2016. Read More