News and Speeches for Ministry of Education | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Ministry of Education

Gr. Rs & 1s at 2 schools receive toiletry packs through Mandela Day initiative

29 July 2021

This morning I visited Portia Primary School and Hyde Park Primary School to hand over toiletry packs to the Grade R and Grade 1 learners. Read More

Minister Schäfer encourages teachers to participate in the NTAs

27 July 2021

Nominations for the annual National Teaching Awards (NTA) are now open for 2021, giving us all the opportunity to recognise the incredible work that so many of our teachers have done over the past year. Read More

Media advisory: School readiness visits

27 July 2021

Today, 27 July 2021, Western Cape Education Minister, Debbie Schäfer, visited three Cape Town schools to assess readiness for the third term. The schools visited were: Read More

Minister Schäfer welcomes learners and staff back to school for the third term

25 July 2021

Our schools are looking forward to welcoming learners back to school tomorrow after the extended holiday. I wish our learners and staff a happy and productive start to the third term, and trust that the fact that they have had access to the vaccine... Read More

Minister Schäfer receives Covid-19 vaccine

12 July 2021

This morning I received my Covid-19 vaccine at the Parc du Cap vaccination site at Metropolitan Health in Bellville. I received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as part of the education sector rollout, now that my age group is eligible. Read More