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News and Speeches for Ministry of Education

42 Western Cape schools vandalised over winter holiday

27 July 2022

417 schools received holiday security from the Western Cape Education Department over the June/July school holidays. We thank our school communities for keeping a close eye on our schools and reporting suspicious activity in their areas. Read More

#BackOnTrack: WC students will spend extra learning hours on Maths & Reading

19 July 2022

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will be taking decisive action over the 3rd and 4th term to address severe learning losses in the Foundation Phase (Grades 1 to 3), by enabling an increased time allocation for Mathematics and Reading... Read More

Minister Maynier to visit Boundary Primary School

18 July 2022

On Tuesday, 19 July 2022, Western Cape Education Minister David Maynier will visit Boundary Primary School to welcome students back to class for the third term. Read More

Students and teachers pulled out all the stops during the holidays

18 July 2022

Over 26 000 students gave up their holidays to participate in winter school programmes arranged by the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) and schools across the province. Read More

Loadshedding continues to disrupt education during the school holidays

6 July 2022

While schools are currently closed for the mid-year break, loadshedding continues to cause serious disruption to education in the Western Cape. Read More