News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Minister Schäfer to Launch New Tool that Maps NGO Work in Western Cape Schools

29 October 2014

Tomorrow, Thursday 30 October 2014, Minister Debbie Schäfer will launch an exciting new system that has been developed to streamline the work that NGO’s are doing in our schools across the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Schäfer Visits Grade 12 Learners at Belgravia High School during Exams

27 October 2014

Majority of candidates across the Western Cape wrote their first 2014 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination today. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Debbie Schäfer to Visit School on First Day of Exams

27 October 2014

Minister Debbie Schäfer to visit Belgravia High School as the National Senior Certificate exam kicks off. Read More

Call for Public Transport Providers to Assist Learners During Exams

27 October 2014

Minister Debbie Schäfer and Minister Grant appeal to Metrorail and taxi associations to assist with learners transport ahead of the 2014 NSC examinations. Read More

Minister Debbie Schäfer to Visit School on First Day of Exams

24 October 2014

On Monday 27  October 2014, Minister Debbie Schäfer will visit Belgravia High School as the majority of candidates across the Western Cape write their first 2014 NSC exam. Read More

Grade 12 Learners Begin to Write the 2014 National Senior Certificate Exams

19 October 2014

Thousands of learners start writing their National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams today. Read More

Minister Schäfer Cautions Grade 12 Learners Against Cheating in Upcoming Exams

16 October 2014

With just under a week before thousands of matriculants take on the NSC exams, Minister Schäfer warns against cheating and advises learners about the consequences. Read More

Minister Schäfer Wishes Matrics Well Ahead of 2014 NSC Exams

15 October 2014

WCED prepared for the 2014 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Read More

Media Alert: Minister Debbie Schäfer to Caution NSC Candidates about Cheating

15 October 2014

Cheating during examinations to be a thing of the past as learners pledge against it. Read More

Thousands of Learners to Write Annual Systematic Tests

14 October 2014

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education  On 14 October 2014, learners in the Western Cape will begin to write the Read More

Back to School: Fourth and Final Term Of School Year Set to be a Busy One

12 October 2014

Minister Schäfer encourages all to make the final school term of 2014 a successful one. Read More

Western Cape Government Keeping Children Safe These Holidays

9 October 2014

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer to Visit Grade 12 Holiday Programme

7 October 2014

Minister Debbie Schäfer to visit Alexander Sinton High School's holiday programme ahead of the final matric exams. Read More

Teachers Empowered Through Additional Training Programmes

7 October 2014

The Western Cape Education Department offers additional training to hundreds of Western Cape teachers during school holidays. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Debbie Schäfer to Attend "Reading and Writing" Conference

7 October 2014

On Tuesday 7 October, Western Cape Minister of Education, Minister Debbie Schäfer, will join hands with teachers to improve reading and writing. Read More

Official Handover of the Delta Primary School

2 October 2014

An extract from Minister Debbie Schäfer’s speech to be delivered at the official handover of Delta Primary SchoolIt is wonderful to be here today to celebrate with you the official handover of this beautiful new school building. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer to Officially Hand Over Delta Primary School

2 October 2014

The Western Cape Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer, will on Thursday, 2 October 2014, officially hand over Delta Primary School in Cape Town.  Read More

Western Cape Government Announces Plans for Youth During Spring School Holidays

2 October 2014

The Western Cape Government has formulated programmes at schools to keep youth occupied during the holidays. Read More