News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

More than 7000 learners in the Western Cape qualify for Supplementary Exams

18 January 2016

Denis Watley said “Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.”  Read More

WCED urges parents without places for their children to contact district offices

12 January 2016

Statement by Western Cape Education Minister, Debbie Schäfer On Wednesday, close to a million learners are expected to arrive at schools across the Western Cape to begin the 2016 school year.  Read More

Western Cape claims top spot while retaining quality

6 January 2016

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education I am extremely happy with the Western Cape provincial results of the 2015 National Senior Certificate examinations. Read More