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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

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

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

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

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

Final Round of School Enrolment for 2015 is Now Closed

29 September 2014

The final round of applications to enrol children in school for 2015 is now closed. Read More

Minister Schäfer Declares Harold Cressy High School a Provincial Heritage Site

24 September 2014

Heritage Day: Minister Debbie Schäfer unveils plaque declaring Harold Cressy High School a Provincial Heritage SiteIt is indeed a great honour for me to be here today to celebrate with you the proclamation of this historic school as a Provincial... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer To Unveil Plaque at Harold Cressy High School

23 September 2014

Heritage Day: Minister Debbie Schäfer to unveil plaque declaring Harold Cressy High School a Provincial Heritage Site. Read More

Minister Debbie Schäfer Announces Revised NSC Award Criteria

22 September 2014

Today I have the pleasure of announcing the criteria that will be used for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) Awards 2014. Read More

Minister Debbie Schäfer on School Planning Calendar for 2015

4 September 2014

Media Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of EducationBenjamin Franklin once said “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Read More

Minister Debbie Schäfer Opens New School Hall for Sullivan Primary

2 September 2014

Minister Schäfer gave the following speech at the opening of the new school hall for Sullivan Primary. Read More

Minister Schäfer Extremely Concerned about Reports of "Rape, Rape" School Game

18 August 2014

Minister Schäfer has expressed great concern about reports of the so-called "rape, rape" game at schools. She has appealed to parents and religious institutions to educate children at home and after school about the differences between right and... Read More

Minister Debbie Schäfer Attends Launch of "How to be a Health Activist" Workbook

31 July 2014

Today, Minister Debbie Schäfer attended the launch of the ‘How to be a Health Activist’ Workbook at Vanguard Primary School in Athlone. Read More

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