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News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Western Cape schools will be open to receive learners tomorrow

31 May 2020

In accordance with the Gazette promulgated last week by Minister Motshekga, schools are to return on 1 June 2020. Read More

Management of Covid-19 cases at Western Cape schools

29 May 2020

We have received a number of media enquiries about cases of Covid-19 at schools in the Western Cape. Read More

WCED preparations for the return of learners to schools are progressing well

20 May 2020

Following the announcement of the dates for the start of the return of learners to schools by the Minister of Basic Education, the various reactions and questions posed serve to illustrate the complexity of the decisions to be taken and plans to be... Read More

Min Schäfer welcomes the announcement of an approved date for reopening schools

19 May 2020

We welcome the announcement by the Minister of Basic Education regarding the date for the return of learners – 1 June for Grade 7s and 12s. Read More

Revised dates for the Western Cape 2021 school admissions process

14 May 2020

Parents who applied for their children to attend Western Cape Schools in 2021 earlier this year had expected to hear the outcome of their applications from this weekend. Read More