News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Western Cape Education Department

Storm damage keeps 21 Western Cape schools closed on Wednesday

27 September 2023

Our latest updated information indicates that 249 schools in the Western Cape have been affected by the storms over the weekend. Read More

#ClassOf2023: 40 days to the start of the matric exams!

20 September 2023

There are just 40 days to go to the start of the written National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams, the Western Cape Government has pulled out all the stops to support our matric learners. Read More

New science labs for 9 Western Cape schools

19 September 2023

This morning we opened the new science laboratory at Fairmount High School in Grassy Park, in partnership with Advancing Knowledge NPC and the Archway Foundation. Read More

Media alert: Growsmart Competition – 2023 winner ceremony!

8 September 2023

Tomorrow, the winners of the 2023 Growsmart Literacy and Mathematics competition will be announced! Grade 4, 5 and 6 learners competing in the competition will be awarded their prizes. 160 schools took part in the competition this year. Read More

Congratulations to the 2023 Western Cape Provincial Teaching Award winners!

1 September 2023

This evening, I had the great pleasure of hosting the Western Cape Provincial Teaching Awards for 2023, now in their 23rd year. Read More

Media alert: National Teaching Awards – Western Cape Provincial Awards Ceremony

1 September 2023

This evening, 1 September 2023, the Western Cape Minister of Education, David Maynier, and the Head: Education, Brent Walters, will announce the provincial winners of the 2023 National Teaching Awards. Read More