News and Speeches for Ministry of Education | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Ministry of Education

We are fighting to place learners despite massive blow to our budget

30 November 2023

Over the past 5 years, on average, the number of learners in Western Cape schools has increased by 19 000 each year, and additional learners continue to need places every year. Read More

Minister Maynier urges the #ClassOf2023 to celebrate responsibly

29 November 2023

With the end of the 2023 matric exams approaching, the #ClassOf2023 is looking forward to a well-deserved break and to celebrating their hard work over the past year. Read More

Interdict granted against disruption of Blueridge school construction

28 November 2023

The Western Cape High Court has issued an interim interdict to end the intimidation, criminal damage, and disruption of the construction of two schools on a portion of the Blueridge Sports Grounds. Read More

New Schools Evaluation Authority Chief Evaluator announced

2 November 2023

I am delighted to announce that Mr David Millar has been appointed as the Chief Evaluator of the Western Cape Schools Evaluation Authority (SEA). His appointment fills the vacancy left by the passing of the first Chief Evaluator, Ms Karen Bydell,... Read More