News and Speeches Archive

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

City Set to Resume Control of Historic Greenmarket Square on 1 December

28 November 2007

The City of Cape Town will resume the management of Greenmarket Square from 1 December 2007. A City task team met this morning to finalise logistical planning to ensure a smooth transition on Saturday. Read More

Cape Town Exceeds HIV Testing Targets

28 November 2007

The City of Cape Town has exceeded its annual target for HIV testing of adults older than 15 years of age, by nearly 2%. A total of 223 089 residents have been tested across the Cape metropole. Read More

Informal Traders Can Collect Permits for Greenmarket Square

27 November 2007

The City of Cape Town is appreciative of the traders who have submitted application forms for informal trading opportunities on Greenmarket Square. Read More

Soccerex 2007: Cape Town Announces Bidding Process for Naming Rights and Operator for Green Point Stadium

26 November 2007

The City of Cape Town has announced that it will sell the naming rights of its 68 000 seater, multi-purpose world-class stadium on Green Point Common to national or international bidders. 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

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

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

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

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

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

More Bicycles for Schools

14 November 2007

Officials who inititated the bicycle donation Read More

New Clinics for Stanford and Tulbach

14 November 2007

The new Community Health Centre at Stanford. Read More

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