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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

New Chief Evaluator for the School Evaluations Authority appointed

30 September 2019

Today, I am pleased to announce the appointment of the Chief Evaluator for the School Evaluations Authority (SEA) – Ms Karen Bydell. Read More

4 weeks to go to start of NSC exams - Support for NSC Candidates

25 September 2019

The matric class of 2019 is entering one of the most challenging and arguably most important times of their lives – the build up to their final school examinations.  Read More

Speech delivered on by Minister Schafer at the new Botha’s Halte Primary School

20 September 2019

“It gives me great pleasure to be with you today on this important occasion to celebrate with you the official inauguration of this beautiful state-of-the-art, world-class school facility for primary school learners. Read More

Schools operating as per normal tomorrow

5 September 2019

The WCED has become aware of a post on doing the rounds on social media today regarding a “shutdown” of schools tomorrow, Friday 6 September 2019. (Attached image) It states “Everything must shut down, Tools down. Roads closed. Schools closed.” Read More

Drawing inspiration from Global Teacher Prize Winner Peter Tabichi

4 September 2019

This morning, Global Teacher Prize winner of 2019, Peter Tabichi visited the Western Cape Provincial Legislature, where he met members of the Provincial Cabinet. Read More

Learners lead the way in water savings

3 September 2019

Joint statement from the Premier’s office and the Education Ministry   Read More

Media alert: Media opportunity to engage with Peter Tabichi

2 September 2019

This week, Peter Tabichi, Global Teacher Prize winner of 2019, will be visiting Cape Town to attend a number of events around the City. Read More