News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Present the 2013/2014 Education Budget Speech

27 March 2013

On Wednesday, 27 March, Minister Grant will be delivering the 2013/14 Education Budget Vote speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. The speech will outline the budget priorities and allocations in the Western Cape Education Department for... Read More

Plan to Address the Needs of Our Under-performing Schools

25 March 2013

In November 2009 this Government made a commitment to reduce the number of underperforming schools, which had progressively increased from 36 in 2006 to 85 in 2009.An underperforming school is a school that achieves less than 60% in the National... Read More

Applications for Enrolment at Schools in 2014 are Now Open

11 March 2013

While it may seem to some that the 2013 school year has only just begun, the Western Cape Education Department is already looking ahead to the start of the 2014 school year.Applications for enrolment at schools in 2014 are now open for parents and... Read More

Western Cape Educators Do the Province Proud at the National Teaching Awards

8 March 2013

I am extremely proud that four of our educators from the Western Cape received awards at last night’s National Teaching Award Ceremony in Johannesburg. Read More