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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Increase in the number of schools targeted over the Easter Holidays

20 April 2017

During the April school holiday period, the WCED's Safe Schools directorate increased security at identified high risk schools and deployed additional security to these schools. Read More

Principal of Bishop Lavis school of skills stabbed after receiving threats

19 April 2017

Two assailants brutally stabbed the Principal of the Bishops School of Skills, Mr Wayne Abrahams, in Bishop Lavis early this morning. Read More

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