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News and Speeches for Ministry of Education

Minister Maynier’s message to matrics

30 October 2022

To the Class of 2022: We are so proud of you for overcoming the challenges of the past few years. Read More

Another delay in the construction of Manenberg School of Skills

28 October 2022

Last month, I announced that the construction mafia had interrupted work on the new Manenberg School of Skills, an R84 million project scheduled to take 87 weeks to complete. Read More

The Western Cape #ClassOf2022 in numbers

27 October 2022

A total of 73 846 candidates will write the National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams in the Western Cape this year. Of these, 62 361 are full-time candidates, and 11 485 are part-time candidates. Read More

#Classof2022: Cheating is not an option!

24 October 2022

Last week, I visited Vista Nova High School in Pinelands to wish matric candidates the very best for the exams, and witness the signing of their matric Commitment Agreements for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams. Read More

Congratulations to our National Teaching Award winners!

20 October 2022

The National Teaching Awards took place in Gauteng this morning, and I am so pleased to announce that six of our provincial nominees placed in the top three nationally, with FOUR having WON their categories! Read More

Pinelands North PS does the WC proud in the World’s Best School competition

19 October 2022

Pinelands North Primary School has placed in the top 3 of the World’s Best School Prize, awarded by T4 Education. Read More

Media alert: World’s Best School Prizes - Announcement of the top school

18 October 2022

Tomorrow, T4 Education in partnership with Templeton World Charity Foundation, Accenture and American Express, will b Read More

Celebration as new Perivale Primary School buildings are opened

13 October 2022

This morning we celebrated the opening of the new Perivale Primary School buildings in Lotus River, and officially welcomed teachers and learners to the beautiful, state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities. Read More

#WorldTeachersDay: WCED will permanently appoint 500 Grade R teachers in 2023

4 October 2022

In anticipation of World Teachers’ Day tomorrow, we are pleased to announce that the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will offer up to 500 qualified Grade R teachers a permanent post with service benefits from 1 January 2023. Read More