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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

A Sad Day for Education

31 July 2013

The Western Cape Government takes note of the split judgment handed down by the Western Cape High Court this morning on the closure of 17 schools in this Province. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Attend Handover of ICT Equipment to Pniel Primary School

25 July 2013

On 26 July, Minister Grant will be attending an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) handover ceremony at Pniel Primary School. Read More

WCED's Priority to Reduce Absenteeism at Schools

24 July 2013

Everyone has a role to play in reducing learner absenteeism. Read More

Western Cape Education Department Opens Second Phase of School Enrolment for 2014

17 July 2013

The second phase of enrolment at certain Western Cape schools is now open. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Visit “Mandela Day” Container Library

17 July 2013

As part of Mandela Day celebrations, Minister Grant will create awareness around reading and the benefits of container libraries by visiting the container library at the V&A Waterfront. Read More

“Actions by a Few Selfish People Will Ultimately Affect the Learner”

16 July 2013

Despite increased security measures, wherever possible, each school holiday, a small number of schools are victim to incidents of burglary and vandalism.Incidents of burglary and vandalism vary.In some cases, the costs can be major, such as... Read More

Media Alert: Pedestrian Safety Programme to be Launched at Ysterplaat Primary School

14 July 2013

On 15 July 2013, the Western Cape Government will launch the Pedestrian Safety Programme at Ysterplaat Primary School. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille and Minister Grant to Attend CAPS Session

5 July 2013

On Monday, 8 July 2013, Premier Helen Zille and Minister Grant will be visiting Spine Road High School in Mitchells Plain. Read More

WCED Offers Literacy and Numeracy Skills Development to Educators

2 July 2013

Media Statement by the Western Cape Minister of Education, Donald Grant. This holiday, over 12 000 educators will be attending various educator training and development programme Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Attend Teacher Training Session

1 July 2013

Tomorrow, 2 July, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting the Crawford Campus of the College of Cape Town to meet and greet educators that are currently participating in a training programme for language and mathematics. Read More