News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Western Cape Education MEC and HOD meet with EE leadership

27 May 2018

On Thursday evening (24th May 2018), we held a very productive meeting with the leadership of Equal Education (EE) regarding the current concerning allegations of sexual harassment against three of their senior leaders. Read More

Western Cape 2017 NSC pass rate increases to 84.3% after Supplementary Exams

24 May 2018

The Western Cape 2017 NSC pass rate has increased from 82.8% to 84.3% following the completion of the Supplementary Examinations. Candidates who qualified to write the supplementary examinations did so in February and March this year. Read More

Fire at De La Bat School for the Deaf

22 May 2018

Late on Monday afternoon at around 15h00, the junior boys' hostel at De La Bat School for the Deaf in Worcester was extensively damaged in a fire. Read More

MEC deeply concerned about allegations of sexual misconduct at Equal Education

21 May 2018

Over the past week, allegations of sexual harassment have been made against three Equal Education (EE) employees: General Secretary, Tshepo Motsepe - who I believe recently resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment of female staffers - Luyolo... Read More