News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Western Cape matric pass rate now up to 87.3% after supplementary exams

15 May 2017

Colin Powell said "There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." I am therefore delighted to announce the results of the supplementary examinations for the 2016 National Senior Certificate... Read More

Fourth day of schooling missed due to protests regarding housing

10 May 2017

I strongly condemn the violent protest action in Section 4 of Gugulethu over the last week that has led to a concerning disruption of schooling at Vukukhanye Primary School. I have raised this with the City of Cape Town as a matter of urgency. Read More