News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape Education Department Awards Achievers in Literacy and Numeracy

21 May 2008

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will present 60 School Awards for Meritorious Achievement in Literacy and Numeracy at a gala function in Pinelands tonight (Thursday 22 May, 19h00).   Read More

Statement on Xenophobic Attacks

19 May 2008

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Leonard RamatlakaneWestern Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane says that provincial government, the South African Police Services and various partners are working together... Read More

More than 46 000 Rural Learners Transported Daily through Learner Transport Scheme

12 May 2008

The Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) Learner Transport Scheme benefits almost 46,000 rural learners on a daily basis at a staggering cost of R87 million per year, but will continue to expand to include grade R learners from next year,... Read More

Education MEC Saddened by Death of Learner in Bus Accident

8 May 2008

Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore expressed his sadness upon hearing of the tragic death of a 12-year-old learner when a bus collapsed and crushed her body in an accident near Ceres today (Thursday 08 May). Read More

Road Users Cautioned to be Patient as Construction on Koeberg Interchange Starts

7 May 2008

Construction on the R690 million Koeberg Interchange starts on Thursday, 8 May 2008. Read More