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News and Speeches for Ministry of Education

Rapid School Build receives a vote of confidence from National Treasury

22 February 2024

We are delighted that the National Treasury has made an additional provisional allocation of R2.549 billion to our Rapid School Build programme in the Western Cape, following our application for funding through the national Budget Facility for... Read More

3 579 extremely late applications for Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners received

16 February 2024

We have been hard at work since before schools reopened to find places for learners in the 2024 school year, and to complete our extensive infrastructure programme to create additional places. Read More

The story of King Book Fly wins the 2023 Story Stars competition!

8 February 2024

This morning, I visited Kenridge Primary School to announce the 2023 Story Stars winners!  Story Stars is an annual creative writing competition for all Grade 4 learners in the Western Cape. Read More

2023 systemic test results show improvement across all school phases

7 February 2024

Statement by Minister David Maynier, Minister of Education Western Cape   Read More

Second chance matric: Registration for the May/June NSC closes this Friday!

5 February 2024

The Western Cape Education Department encourages all learners who did not achieve their desired results in the 2023 National Senior Certificate (NSC) to apply to write the May/June NSC this year. Read More