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Community Schools Initiative Week - Inspiring Stories

17 August 2006

Thousands of learners have opened their hearts to their school communities and upgraded their surroundings in the week of the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) Community Schools Initiative week (14 - 18 August), which is the first-ever, as... Read More

Siyabulela Deliverables for Youth and Women Entrepreneurs

17 August 2006

In 1956, 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings in protest against the pass laws of the time and in 1976 the Youth protested against the oppression of Apartheid. Read More

Breastfeeding Awareness Week

16 August 2006

The theme for World Breastfeeding Week is: Code Watch 25 Years of protecting Breastfeeding. Read More

Siyabulela Deliverables

16 August 2006

In his state of the Province address in February, Premier Ebrahim Rasool announced a new round of deliverables, similar to the 100 days, Easter and Christmas Deliverables. Read More

Grade 10 Exam Results - School Safety in the Spotlight Again

14 August 2006

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has every intention of supporting both teachers and Grade 10 learners to perform better by the end of 2006. So said Education MEC Cameron Dugmore in response to a question in the Provincial Legislature... Read More

Community Schools Initiative Week - Premier and MEC Help with School Vegetable Garden

13 August 2006

Western Cape Premier Ebrahim Rasool and Education MEC Cameron Dugmore will on Wednesday 16 August help children, teachers and parents plant seeds for the vegetable garden of the Kenmere Primary School in Kensington (08h00). Read More

Western Cape Provincial Parliament to Focus on Provincial Issues

13 August 2006

A special debate on government's reaction to the recent floods in the southern Cape, as well as gangsterism, the new Green Point Stadium for the 2010 soccer World Cup tournament and municipal matters are some of the important provincial issues that... Read More

Western Cape Schools Inspired by Minister's Call for Community Involvement

13 August 2006

'Adopting' an informal settlement; cleaning up the neighbourhood; repairing vandalised school buildings; a special treat for the elderly; pampering nurses; parents reading to their children, teachers visiting the homes of absent learners;... Read More

Siyabulela Deliverables Campaign - Training of 900 Pre-school Teachers

10 August 2006

The training of 900 pre-school teachers throughout the province will lead to significant improvement in the quality of early childhood development (ECD), and boost the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) Literacy and Numeracy Strategy. Read More

Awareness Campaign on the Usage of Female Condoms

8 August 2006

"Your sexual health are now in your own hands," Minister Uys said today at the launch of a awareness campaign on the usage of female condoms. The event coincide with National Womens Day. Minister Uys said through this initiative the Department of... Read More

MEC Answers Questions on School Safety and Teacher Development

7 August 2006

Infrastructural measures can assist with crime control, but they are not the ultimate solutions. We need to develop sustained crime prevention structures and strategies as well as improve the socio-economic conditions in the high risk school... Read More

West Coast Citizens to Visit Western Cape Provincial Parliament

6 August 2006

Interest groups of women, youth, elderly and the disabled from the West Coast will for the first time visit their provincial parliament in Cape Town tomorrow. Read More

Immunisation Awareness Week: 6-12 August 2006

3 August 2006

Introduction Every year, a week is allocated on the health promotion calendar to raise awareness around immunization. Read More

Breastfeeding Awareness Week: 2006

2 August 2006

Press release by Minister Pierre Uys, Minister of Health in the Western Cape on Breastfeeding Awareness Week : 1-7 August 2006 The theme for World Breastfeeding Week is: Code Watch 25 Years of protecting Breastfeeding Read More

Breastfeeding Awareness Week: 2006

2 August 2006

Press release by Minister Pierre Uys, Minister of Health in the Western Cape on Breastfeeding Awareness Week : 1-7 August 2006 The theme for World Breastfeeding Week is: Code Watch 25 Years of protecting Breastfeeding Read More

WCED Working With Engineering Industry to Support Teachers

2 August 2006

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is working with various role-players in the engineering industry, to develop in-service training programmes for teachers who teach mathematics, science, technology and related subjects in Grades 10 to 12. Read More

Western Cape Schools Excel in National Computer Olympiad

1 August 2006

Out of a record number of 31,926 students from 433 schools around the country, no less than eight of the 15 finalists for this year's National Computer Olympiad are from the Western Cape - of which three each from Rondebosch and Stellenberg high... Read More

Joint press Release (Premier and Health Ministry) on Reaching Target for Cervical Cancer Screening

31 July 2006

Cervical cancer is a disease which is preventable and curable if discovered in time through a pap smear, Premier Rasool said at the start of National Womens month. Read More

Cervical Cancer Awareness

31 July 2006

"Cervical cancer is a disease which is preventable and curable if discovered in time through a pap smear, " Premier Rasool said at the start of National Womens month today. Read More

Sponsorship for Bellville South High School

31 July 2006

Six learners from Bellville South High jetted off to China on 1 August 2006 (Tuesday) to represent South Africa in an international youth entrepreneurial competition. Read More

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