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Saturday Schools for 2008 Supplementary Examination Matric Candidates

6 January 2008

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is organising special Saturday schools for candidates who failed the 2007 Senior Certificate Examinations. The candidates will be able to write supplementary examinations in May and June this year.   Read More

Public Transport Improvement Programme Introduced

19 December 2007

Thami Manyathi and Minister Marius Fransman at the Public Sector Transport Conference.Head of Department, Thami Manyathi introduced the Public Transport Improvement Programme to delegates from the Public Transport Sector at a prestigious two day... Read More

All Inclusive Traffic Centre Opened In Beaufort West

19 December 2007

Six hundred and forty nine thousand bricks, 1600 bags of cement, half a kilometer of fibre-optic cable and many kilometers of electric and data cables later and finally; the opening of the all inclusive traffic centre for Beaufort West. Read More

Green Point Urban Park Referred back to City for Additional Consideration

17 December 2007

On Friday the 13 December in Cape Town, MEC for Environmental, Planning and Economic Development, Tasneem Essop, announced that after having considering all information at her disposal and the representations made to her by interested and affected... Read More

Rise in Grade 11 Pass Rate

13 December 2007

Statement by Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore.   Read More

Essop refers Green Point Urban Park back to City for additional consideration

12 December 2007

On Friday the 13 December in Cape Town, MEC for Environmental, Planning and Economic Development, Tasneem Essop, announced that after having considering all information at her disposal and the representations made to her by interested and affected... Read More

Retired Teachers Association (RTA) to Help Promote Excellence

6 December 2007

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has launched a call for expression of interest last night (Thursday 06 December) for a proposed Retired Teachers Association (RTA). Deputy Education Minister Enver Surty was the guest speaker at the... Read More

Lodox Statscan Machines for the Forensic Pathology Services (FPS)

5 December 2007

"A worldwide first and groundbreaking initiative will enable the FPS laboratories at Salt River and Tygerberg to drastically cut the amount of time spent on autopsies with the installation of the Lodox Statscan machines," Minister Uys said at the... Read More

WCED Invests 6 Million Rand in Literacy and Numeracy Strategy

4 December 2007

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) plans to invest R6 million in its Literacy and Numeracy strategy in the next three years, including offering 100 bursaries for maths and science teachers, as part of its strategy to improve literacy and... Read More

Invitation to Retired Teachers' Association (RTA) Launch

4 December 2007

Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore extends a warm invitation to you to the launch of the Retired Teachers' Association (RTA). Date: Thursday 6 December 2007 Read More

Matric Marking Starts

2 December 2007

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) expects no problems with the marking of about 1 million scripts by 2,200 markers and 350 checkers, as they prepare to complete the process by the end of this week.   Read More

End-of-Year Message from Education MEC Cameron Dugmore

29 November 2007

A Message from Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore to all Principals and Teachers "In spite of a difficult year, there is no reason to be anxious" This year was without a doubt a very difficult year for the entire education community in the... Read More

Report on West Coast Schools Investigation into Racism and Access

25 November 2007

Statement by Western Cape Education Minister Cameron DugmoreEarlier this year I established a Task Team to conduct an inquiry into various issues in the West Coast municipal area, including allegations of racism, access, transport, school fees and... Read More

Report on Racism Allegations to be Released

24 November 2007

Earlier this year, Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore established a Task Team to conduct an inquiry into various issues in the West Coast municipal area, including allegations of racism, access, transport, school fees and provisioning, after... Read More

Floods Mark Final Matric Exam

24 November 2007

Statement by Brian Schreuder, Deputy Director-General: Curriculum Management, Western Cape Education Department (WCED)   Read More

107 Title Deeds Handed Over to Farmworkers

22 November 2007

The Minister of Agriculture in the Western Cape, Cobus Dowry will hand over 107 Title Deeds to farmworkers of the Oaks Village Association on the farm of the Molteno Brothers in Elgin on 23 November 2007.   Read More

WCED to Measure Matric Results Against Targets - MEC Dugmore

22 November 2007

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will measure matric results against targets set earlier this year when the results are announced in December.   Read More

Football Legacy Gains Momentum in the Western Cape

21 November 2007

Media Alert from Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation: Whitey Jacobs Read More

Khanya Wins Another Top Award

20 November 2007

WCED's Khanya project wins national award for service delivery - Statement by Ron Swartz, Head of Education in the Western Cape   The Khanya Project of the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has won another top national award for service... Read More

2007 FET College Achiever Awards Winners

20 November 2007

Category: Support Staff Member of the Year: General Assistance and Maintenance   Johan Uys South Cape College George Campus Tel: 044 874 2360 Read More

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