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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Conference to be Held on 6 and 7 October 2005

29 September 2005

A Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Conference will be held on Thursday, 6 October and Friday, 7 October 2005 at the Sports Science Institute in Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa. Read More

Successful End to Representative Council of Learners (RCL) Conference

28 September 2005

The successful conclusion of the three-day long conference of Representative Council of Learners yesterday is a significant step towards the finalisation of the provincial association of learners. Read More

Statement on Health Workers Petition Asking for Action on Dr Rath Health Foundation

27 September 2005

Given government's proven commitment to a comprehensive HIV and Aids programme and the progress made in this regard in the Western Cape, it is regrettable that the health workers concerned did not see fit to discuss their concerns about the Dr Rath... Read More

Provincial Representative Council of Learners - Invitation to All Media

26 September 2005

All media are invited to a press conference on Wednesday 28 September 2005, 12h00 at the Boland College in Worcester to meet the inaugural leadership of the provincial association of Representative Council of Learners (RCL's). Read More

Krismisbox - Round Three of Delivery

25 September 2005

The Western Cape Government is continuing with the style of work that has made it stand out as committed to delivery since the 2004 elections. Read More

New CD Guide on Learning Barriers

22 September 2005

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has published a guide for teachers on how to identify and assist learners who are experiencing various barriers to learning. Read More

Celebrating Excellence in the Further Education and Training Sector

22 September 2005

The fact that over one hundred entries were received by the public Further Education and Training (FET) sector awards panel for the prestigious honours, is proof of the level of excellence displayed by the sector, says the Head of the Western Cape... Read More

September is Heart Month and Heart Day is Celebrated on 25 September

21 September 2005

Statement from Min Pierre Uys, Minister of Health in the Western Cape Read More

Team Western Cape leaves for Durban

20 September 2005

Premier Ebrahim Rasool, MEC Jacobs, sport leaders and parents will bid TEAM WESTERN CAPE farewell at a function to be held at the City of Cape Town. Read More

MEC Tasneem Essop Speaks on Western Cape Government's Involvement in Small Business Week 2005

19 September 2005

Business linkages and broader SMME market access is what the fifth annual Small Business Week is about. Event Custodians remain City of Cape Town and Western Cape Provincial Government. Read More

Computer Society Honours Top WCED Officials

18 September 2005

The Computer Society of South Africa (CSSA) has selected Kobus van Wyk, programme manager of the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) Khanya Project, as the society’s ICT Person of the Year for 2005.   Read More

World Retina Week 19th to 25th September 2005: Call to Action

14 September 2005

CALL TO ACTION Retina South Africa joins 47 countries in September to create awareness of retinal blinding conditions such as: Read More

Ostrich Exports Back to Normal

14 September 2005


Robbie Nurock Community Health Centre Turns 100

13 September 2005

Robbie Nurock Community Health Centre (CHC) celebrates one hundred years of health service delivery to the community this year. Centenary celebrations are on 29 September 2005 at Robbie Nurock CHC at 89 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town from 11:00 to... Read More

Next Steps on Taxi Inquiry

12 September 2005

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane and Minister of Public Works and Transport Marius Fransman addressed the media on 13 September 2005 on recommendations contained in a report on investigation (Inquiry) into the Cape... Read More

Child Protection

11 September 2005

"We are deeply disturbed and shocked by the reports in the media detailing the disappearance of a number of children in the Western Cape over the past few weeks." In the last two weeks: Read More

WCED Honours Top Teachers for 2005

11 September 2005

The Western Cape Education (WCED) has the pleasure of announcing the names of teachers and principals who have received the Western Cape Teaching Awards for 2005. The awards were presented at a prestigious event in Cape Town on Friday night, 9... Read More

Cervical cancer Awareness Month

8 September 2005

"Cervical Cancer, despite being a preventable disease, causes a significant amount of illness and is the leading cause of death due to cancer amongst South African women. Read More

WCED Looking at Creative Ways to Use Additional Posts

8 September 2005

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is looking at creative ways of using additional posts to enhance education next year, especially in the province's poorest schools.   Read More

Heritage Month Events

7 September 2005

MEC Whitey Jacobs on Thursday, 8 September unveiled the month-long activities of the Department aimed at celebrating the Heritage Month at a function attended by stakeholders. Read More