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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Media Alert: FET College Achievers Awards

18 February 2013

On Monday, 18 February 2013, the WCED will be celebrate the achievements of the students and colleges who excelled in the 2012 national examinations. Read More

Visually Impaired Learners Receive New e-Braille Computers

13 February 2013

I am delighted to launch a project that will revolutionise the quality of teaching and learning for visually impaired learners. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Handover Equipment to Visually Impaired Learners

12 February 2013

 Minister Grant will be handing over new equipment that will contribute significantly to improving access to learning and teaching materials and to quality learning by visually impaired learners. Read More

Minister Grant Makes Formal Complaint to SAPS on Behalf of Children

4 February 2013

Minister Grant makes a formal complaint to SAPS on behalf of the children at an illegal "school". Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Give an Update on the Illegal Zwelitsha School

4 February 2013

Today, 4 February, Minister Grant will be holding a media conference to brief media on the latest developments in Zwelitsha. Read More

WCED Offers Support to Supplementary Examinations Candidates

31 January 2013

Media Statement by the Minister of Education, Donald Grant. Read More

School Enrolment Update

25 January 2013

Media Statement by the Minister of Education, Donald Grant Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Address Latest Developments at Zwelitsha

24 January 2013

On Thursday, 24 January, Minister Grant will be holding a media conference to brief media on enrolments in the Western Cape and the latest developments in accommodating learners in Zwelitsha in Khayelitsha. Read More

WCED Launches 2013 Literacy and Numeracy Campaign

23 January 2013

Media Statement by the Minister of Education, Donald Grant Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to “Drive Home” Message of Children's Education

23 January 2013

On Wednesday, 23 January, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Khayelitsha to "drive home" the message to parents that they too are responsible for helping to improve their child's education. Read More

Burglary and Vandalism Cases Remain the Same

18 January 2013

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Western Cape Minister of Education.This morning I received details on the number of burglary and vandalism cases reported to the Department by our schools over the recent holiday period. Read More

First Day of School: Ensuring Our Learners Receive a Quality Education

16 January 2013

Today, around 970 000 learners will begin the 2013 school year.I would like to welcome all our new learners and their parents into our Western Cape schools. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Welcome New Learners on the First Day of School

15 January 2013

On Wednesday, 16 January, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Sid G. Rule Primary in Grassy Park to meet their new intake of Grade R and Grade 1 learners at the school. Read More

Parents that Enroll their Children Late Must Exercise Patience

15 January 2013

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Western Cape Minister of Education. Read More

Positive Improvements in Language and Mathematics Results

14 January 2013

In 2009, this Government made the commitment to improving the language and mathematics levels of our learners. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Announce the 2012 WCED Language and Maths Results

11 January 2013

The Western Cape government firmly believes in the importance of systemic testing in the management of education and the improvement of learner performance. Read More

Western Cape Government Awards NSC Learners of 2012

7 January 2013

On Wednesday, 9 January 2013, the Western Cape Government and the Western Cape Education Department will be acknowledging and celebrating the achievements of learners and schools that have excelled academically in the National Senior Certificate... Read More

Second Chance Available for those Qualifying to Write Supplementary Exams

7 January 2013

A total of 6 698 candidates have qualified for the 2011/2012 supplementary exams. I would like to make a special appeal to all candidates that qualify to write supplementary exams to apply as soon as possible to write these exams. Read More

Media Alert: National Senior Certificate Awards Ceremony 2012

7 January 2013

On Wednesday, 9 January 2013, Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape and Donald Grant, Minister of Education in the province will be hosting the Western Cape National Senior Certificate 2012 Awards Ceremony. Read More

Today is a Celebration for Many Candidates, Schools and Educators

3 January 2013

This morning over 44 000 young people from the Western Cape will receive their individual National Senior Certificate (NSC) results. Read More

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