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FET Colleges Central to Delivery of Priority Skills - Minister Pandor

19 November 2007

Further Education and Training Colleges (FET) colleges are central to the delivery of priority skills needed in South Africa, according to the Minister of Education, Naledi Pandor.   Read More

Matric Reminder on Improper Language

18 November 2007

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

R110 000 Boost for Music Education on Cape Flats

17 November 2007

The Premier's Spouse's Fund, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and Sekunjalo Investments have joined forces to support the work of the Athlone Academy of Music. Read More

WCED Suspends Three Matric Invigilators

17 November 2007

WCED suspends three matric invigilators - Statement by Ron Swartz, Head of Education in the Western Cape.   Read More

Launch of the Khayelitsha Express

14 November 2007

National Transport Minis Read More

New Clinics for Stanford and Tulbach

14 November 2007

The new Community Health Centre at Stanford. Read More

More Bicycles for Schools

14 November 2007

Officials who inititated the bicycle donation Read More

WCED Enters New Chapter in the Delivery of Quality Education - MEC Dugmore

14 November 2007

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has entered a new chapter in the pursuit of delivering quality education for all this year as it successfully implemented the first phase of the department's redesign project.   Read More

Service Delivery, Jobs and Working Together: Main Theme of Cape Imbizo

13 November 2007

Service delivery, jobs and the need to work with communities have been the main theme of the Retreat Imbizo, attended by more than 600 residents in the local community hall last night. Read More

More Farmworkers Killed in Another Accident

13 November 2007

Statement by Cobus Dowry: Minister for Agriculture in the Western Cape   Read More

Important to Celebrate Teachers

12 November 2007

It was important to allow teachers time off to celebrate World Teachers' Day, in honour of teachers who often make the difference between social order and chaos in our society. Read More

Western Cape to Benefit from Provincial Government Visit to Shandong Province in China

30 October 2007

A delegation of the Western Cape Provincial Government, headed by Premier Ebrahim Rasool and including five MECs, is in the Shandong Province of the People's Republic of China this week to strengthen ties between the Western Cape and Shandong. Read More

Western Cape Agriculture Provides Drought Aid to Farmers

30 October 2007

Statement by Cobus Dowry, Minister of Agriculture in the Western Cape, on R20 Million Assistance to Drought Stricken Farmers.  Read More

WCED Launches Family Learning Campaign

29 October 2007

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has launched a family learning campaign to promote reading, writing and mathematics in the home. Read More

Springboks get Bok-Vonk from Western Cape

28 October 2007

Today's Springbok Victory tour in the Western Cape was a resounding success. Tens of thousands of people gathered at the Grand Parade, along the tour route and at Newlands Stadium in expressions of collective joy and unity. Read More

2007 Provincial Farmworker of the Year Awards

24 October 2007

MEDIA INVITATION: 25 OCTOBER 2007   The annual provincial farmworker of the year awards ceremony will take place at the Protea Hotel, Technopark Stellenbosch, tonight at 18:30 for 19:00. Read More

Special Schools to Support Mainstream Schools

23 October 2007

The Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) focus in its 2007-2008 Strengthening of Special Schools Programme is the enabling of these special schools to function as resource centres that provide curriculum support to mainstream schools. Read More

Grade 5 Case Study on HIV/AIDS and Sex Work Cancelled

21 October 2007

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has issued a circular to all primary schools, requesting that a particular case study dealing with the topic of "The impact of HIV and AIDS" be ignored, as it viewed it is as an inappropriate case study... Read More

Western Cape Farmworkers on Wine-making Course in France

15 October 2007

The Minister for Agriculture in the Western Cape, Cobus Dowry is at present visiting Beaune in Burgundy(France) to give practical effect to the current Cooperation Agreement between Burgundy and the Western Cape and to strengthen the bilateral... Read More