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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Minister Grant Comments on School Closures

19 June 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

WCED Launches Enrolment 2013 Campaign

11 June 2012

The Western Cape Education Department has launched a major enrolment campaign to encourage parents to register their children for the 2013 school year by 7 September 2012. Read More

Minister Grant to Highlight the Importance of Enrolling Children Early for School

10 June 2012

Tomorrow (12 June), Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Tshatshu Game Shop, a spaza shop in Asanda Village, Nomzamo, to highlight the importance of enrolling one's child early for the 2013 school year. Read More

WCED Prepares to Deliver 1.6 Million Textbooks in 2013

5 June 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

Minister Grant: Improving Infrastructure Planning in Education

24 May 2012

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald Grant Read More

Minister Grant to Present Plans to Improve School Infrastructure

22 May 2012

On 24 May, Minister Donald Grant and Superintendent-General of the Western Cape Education Department (WCED), Ms Vinjevold, will announce the launch of a new electronic tool that the WCED has developed to improve infrastructure planning for education... Read More

Minister Grant to Attend Joint Truancy Operation in Athlone

22 May 2012

On 23 May, various governmental departments, SAPS and community organisations will be taking part in a joint/transversal truancy operation that aims to address truancy problems in the Athlone area. Read More

Minister Grant: Transversal Counter-Truancy Operation a Success

22 May 2012

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantThis morning, I visited the Athlone area to take part in a school counter-truancy operation. Read More

New Technologies Enhancing Mathematics Tuition in the Classroom

20 May 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationThis morning, I visited Rocklands High School to witness a demonstration on the use of ICT in enhancing Mathematics tuition in the classroom. Read More

Minister Grant to Visit Rocklands High School to Witness Enhanced Mathematics Tuition

20 May 2012

On Tuesday, 22 May 2012, Minister for Education, Donald Grant, will be visiting Rocklands High School to witness a classroom demonstration on the use of the notebook in teaching mathematics. Read More

Minister Grant Visits ACJ Phakade Primary School

16 May 2012

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantThis morning, I visited ACJ Phakade Primary School in Strand to investigate various claims pertaining to the teaching and infrastructure conditions at the school. Read More

Minister Grant: Safe and Secure Learning Environments are Essential

14 May 2012

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantSafe and secure learning environments are essential if we are to ensure that quality education is being delivered.It is therefore imperative that our schools remain weapon-, drugs- and alcohol-... Read More

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

13 May 2012

On 15 May, Provincial Education Minister Donald Grant and Provincial Community Safety Minister Dan Plato will be observing a search and seizure operation at Manyano High School in Khayelitsha. Read More

WCED Launches New Maths and Science Strategy

8 May 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationI am very excited to announce the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) new Mathematics and Physical Science strategy. Read More

Supplementary Exam Results: Western Cape Exceeds 34 000 NSC Passes

7 May 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationI am very delighted to announce that the Western Cape has exceeded 34 000 passes for the 2011 NSC examinations. Read More

Ministers Grant and Carlisle Assess the Effects of Train Delays on City's Learners

2 May 2012

This morning, Provincial Minister for Education Donald Grant and Provincial Minister of Public Works and Transport Robin Carlisle were in the Golden Acre shopping centre in the Cape Town city bowl to monitor and assess the effects of train delays on... Read More

WCED to Build on Two Temporary School Sites in Grabouw

22 April 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationAfter much frustration, patience and negotiation, I am delighted to announce that a decision has been made regarding the future temporary satellite school site in Grabouw. Read More

WCED Completes Its 31st New School under the Infrastructure Plan

18 April 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

WCED's Plan to Alleviate Overcrowding in Grabouw Now Underway

15 April 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

Minister Grant to Award Top FET College Achievers

15 April 2012

On 16 April 2012, the WCED will be hosting its first ever FET College student awards ceremony at the False Bay College Central Office. Read More

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