News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Media alert: Learners to showcase their bricklaying and carpentry skills

28 September 2018

Tomorrow, the WCED will be hosting the 2018 Practical Skills Competition for Technical Skills. Read More

Learner violence against educators will not be tolerated

17 September 2018

In recent weeks there have been a number of incidents in some provinces of teachers being attacked physically by learners. Some of the reports and images have shocked the education community. We cannot live in a society where our teachers teach in... Read More

Over 8 000 learner places being blocked by parents

6 September 2018

The WCED has an admission system in place called the School Admissions Management Information (SAMI), that can determine whether learners have been captured twice or more on school admission lists. Read More

2018 NSC: 40 days to go - support for trial examinations and 2018 NSC

3 September 2018

Today, thousands of NSC candidates across the Western Cape will begin writing the 2018 NSC trial examinations. Read More