News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

WCED April holiday programmes for learners and educators

30 March 2017

Tomorrow brings to a close the first term of the 2017 academic year. Despite some minor challenges I am pleased to see that the majority of our schools in the Western Cape started teaching and learning on day one of the school year. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schafer to present the 2017/2018 Education Budget Speech

28 March 2017

Tomorrow, Wednesday 29th March 2017, at 17h00, Minister Schäfer will be delivering the 2017/2018 Education Budget Vote speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Read More

Western Cape teacher wins top national award for primary school teaching

27 March 2017

We are very fortunate in the Western Cape to have many educators who continue to go selflessly beyond the call of duty to ensure that their learners receive the best quality education.    Read More