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Aggrey Klaaste Maths, Science and Technology Awards

5 March 2007

Three teachers from Worcester, Cape Town and Paarl have won the provincial Aggrey Klaaste Maths, Science and Technology Teacher of the Year Awards for 2007. Read More

Impumelelo Silver Award for Agriculture

4 March 2007

Dr Anina Lee, Overstrand Read More

"For the Sake of Our Lives" Campaign Launches at Western Cape Schools

3 March 2007

Deputy Education Minister Enver Surty will join Western Cape MEC Cameron Dugmore and athletes Elana Meyer and Johan Landsman on Tuesday 06 March in the "for the sake of our lives" campaign. Read More

Prevention of Diarrohea Amongst Toddlers

28 February 2007

'The secret weapon against diarrhea is plenty of water', said Minister Uys during a visit to the Delft Community Health Center. Read More

Olympic Medalist Leads Way for New Schools Sport Initiative

25 February 2007

South African runner and Olympic medalist, Elana Meyer, will lead the way next week for a new campaign that promotes after-school sport across the Cape. Read More

Khanya Wins Gold Again

18 February 2007

We have the pleasure of announcing that the Khanya Project of the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has won yet another award for excellence. Read More

Business, Commerce and Management (BCM) Focus Schools Conference

15 February 2007

The Western Cape Education Department’s (WCED) eight Business, Commerce and Management (BCM) focus schools are attending an exciting, hands-on conference with curriculum officials, lecturers, final year business student teachers from universities... Read More

Condom / Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Awareness Week: 11 - 17 February 2007

13 February 2007

STATEMENT BY MINISTER PIERRE UYS, MINISTER OF HEALTH IN THE WESTERN CAPE , REGARDING CONDOM / SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS ( STI) AWARENESS WEEK : 11 - 17 FEBRUARY 2007. Read More

Further Aid for Train Crash Victims

12 February 2007

The Minister for Agriculture in the Western Cape, Cobus Dowry, will be present at the handing out of food vouchers to survivors and family members of the train crash that claimed the lives of 19 farmworkers on 13 November last year.   Read More

Wesbank High School - Further Investigations Following Meeting

6 February 2007

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has decided to investigate the performance of Grade 11 learners at Wesbank Secondary further following our meeting with parents and learners last night (Tuesday, 6 February 2007). Read More

Shock at Farm Murder in Worcester

5 February 2007

Statement by Minister Cobus Dowry: Agriculture   Read More

International Cancer Day: 4 February 2006

3 February 2007

"No tan is a safe tan - it is a sign of skin damage. Teach your kids to be "sun smart" as part of their lifestyle in order to drastically minimise their risk of skin cancer at an older age," Uys said today after a visit to the Read More

WCED Announces Language Transformation Plan

2 February 2007

Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore officially launched the Western Cape Education Department's Language Transformation Plan this morning (Saturday 30 February) at a meeting at the Cape Town Teachers' Centre in Claremont. Read More

Wesbank Secondary Grade 11 Promotions - Circuit Manager Suspended

29 January 2007

Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore today had to request the temporary suspension of a Circuit Manager of the department after a group of learners locked the gates of a Cape Flats high school in protest against their demotions to grade 11. Read More

WCED Rejects Nomination of Teacher Convicted of Statutory Rape

28 January 2007

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) today rejected a school governing body nomination of an educator found guilty of statutory rape last year. Neil April applied, and was nominated, for a vacant post at the Acacia Primary School in... Read More

Western Cape, Shandong Education Departments Sign Agreement

25 January 2007

Top education officials from the Western Cape and the Shandong Province in the People's Republic of China signed an agreement to cooperate on a range of education projects today (Thursday, 25 January 2007). Read More

Opening of Western Cape Schools: January 2007

16 January 2007

Joint Media Statement by Premier Ebrahim Rasool and Education MEC Cameron Dugmore on the Opening of Western Cape SchoolsThe first day of school in the Western Cape has, despite a few problems, run relatively smoothly. Read More

Schools Opening Programme

15 January 2007

Education Deputy Minister Enver Surty, Western Cape Premier Ebrahim Rasool and Education MEC Cameron Dugmore will be visiting Oudtshoorn schools tomorrow to welcome back some of the 930,000 learners on the first day of schools for the year 2007. Read More

Opening of Schools - Dowry to Visit Hector Petersen Secondary School

15 January 2007

Cobus Dowry, MEC for Agriculture in the Western Cape will visit the Hector Petersen Secondary School to welcome learners at the first day of school in 2007. Read More

Opening of Schools - Ministerial Programme

15 January 2007

Education Deputy Minister Enver Surty, Western Cape Premier Ebrahim Rasool and Education MEC Cameron Dugmore will be visiting Oudtshoorn schools tomorrow to welcome back some of the 930,000 learners on the first day of schools for the year 2007. Read More

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