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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Western Cape Education Department to expand competency based assessments

21 April 2015

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

Minister Schäfer concerned about the increase in burglary vandalism

20 April 2015

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education Despite increased security measures, wherever possible, each school holiday, a small number of schools fall victim to incidents of burglary and vandalism. Read More

Minister Schäfer to monitor latecomers at Inkwenkwezi Secondary School

15 April 2015

Tomorrow, Thursday 16 April 2015, Western Cape Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer will be monitoring latecomers at Inkwenkwezi Secondary School.  Read More

First term ends for schools in Western Cape

1 April 2015

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

Minister Schäfer says Minister Surty should set better example

19 March 2015

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

Minister Schäfer condemns violent protest action at Imvumelwano Primary School

17 March 2015

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Education Debbie Schäfer Read More

Minister Schäfer comments on protest outside WCED head office

6 March 2015

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Education Debbie Schäfer This morning, learners from Phillipi Secondary School protested outside the head office of the Western Cape Education Department. Read More

South Africa’s second biggest election process officially begins tomorrow

6 March 2015

Tomorrow, the first of all schools across the country will begin to hold their School Governing Body (SGB) Elections. Read More

Minister Schäfer announces the new Western Cape Education Council

26 February 2015

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Education Debbie Schäfer Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer to host 2014 ABET Level 4 Awards Ceremony

24 February 2015

Tonight the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will be celebrating the top achievers in the 2014 ABET Level 4 examinations. Read More

Media Release: WCED announces details on e-learning “smart schools” project

23 February 2015

On Friday, Premier Helen Zille announced eight game-changers for the province.  One of these game-changers is the roll-out of E-learning in our schools. Read More

Western Cape top achievers in maths and languages celebrated

17 February 2015

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

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer to host Language and Mathematics School Awards

17 February 2015

Today, 17 February, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will be celebrating the top school achievers in the 2014 Western Cape School Awards for Language and Mathematics. Read More

Western Cape prepares for the school governing bodies elections

17 February 2015

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

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer to visit one of the 2014 LITNUM Awards' Achievers

16 February 2015

On Tuesday, 17 February 2015, Minister Schäfer will be visiting Wallacedene Primary School. Wallacedene Primary School will be receiving an award at the 2014 Western Cape School Awards which will be held tomorrow evening.   Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer to launch the official SGB election campaign

16 February 2015

Schools and the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) are preparing for the biggest elections after the national, provincial and local government elections, namely, for school governing bodies (SGBs) throughout the province. Read More

School Closures: The Real Story

11 February 2015

Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Education Minister, submitted the following article to the Cape Times in response to their report on the school closures settlement on Tuesday, 10 February 2015. Read More

Schools Withdraw Application of Leave to Appeal on School Closures Case

10 February 2015

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

Mfuleni Learners Accommodated In Local Schools

5 February 2015

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

Incidents of Holiday Vandalism Down, with Major Incidents Cut by Half

28 January 2015

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