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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

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

Just over One Million Learners in the Western Cape Start School Today

21 January 2015

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

Minister Schäfer to Visit Blue Downs Primary School on First Day Of School

20 January 2015

It is that time of the year again, when thousands of learners go “back to school” in the Western Cape for the start of the 2015 school year. Read More

Western Cape Schools Prepared and Ready for 2015 Academic Year

19 January 2015

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Education Debbie Schäfer Read More

Minister Schäfer Acknowledges Province's Top Achievers

14 January 2015

Note to editors: Below is an extract from Minister Debbie Schäfer’s speech to be delivered today at the 2014 NSC Awards Today is a day of celebration.  Read More

Media Alert: Media Accreditation for the Western Cape NSC 2014 Awards Ceremony

12 January 2015

On Wednesday 14 January 2015, Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape, and Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education in the province, will be hosting the Western Cape National Senior Certificate 2014 awards ceremony.   Read More

Minister Schäfer Offers Condolences after the Passing of MEC Thembi Nwedamutswu

12 January 2015

Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education I wish to express my sadness at the news of the passing of my colleague in Limpopo, MEC Thembi Nwedamutswu. Read More

Over 97% of Candidates Either Passed or Qualified for Supplementary Matric Exam

8 January 2015

Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education “Failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts” – Winston Churchill. Once again, congratulations to candidates in the Western Cape who passed the 2014 NSC... Read More

Celebrating Exceptional Achievement in the Western Cape

6 January 2015

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education The long wait for the 2014 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination results is now over, with thousands of NSC candidates having received their National Senior Certificate results... Read More

Minister Schäfer Congratulates Successful Learners in the Western Cape

6 January 2015

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

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer Visits Western Cape Metro East District

6 January 2015

Today thousands of National Senior Certificate (NSC) candidates in the Western Cape will receive their individual NSC results. Read More

Western Cape May Have Highest Retention Rate

5 January 2015

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

Minister Schäfer Responds to Release of 2014 Matric Results

4 January 2015

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

Quality of Marking the National Senior Certificate Exams Must be Prioritised

2 January 2015

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