Curriculum & NQF Development
This policy sets out the aims, principles and approaches of the whole-school evaluation. It also sets out the responsibilities of different levels of government and educational institutions.
Curriculum 2005 is the name of the National Curriculum Framework introduced into schools in 1998, based on the concept of Outcomes-Based Education (OBE). The national Department of Education has since revised Curriculum 2005. The revised national curriculum will be introduced in the following stages: Grades R to 3 in 2004 Grades 4 to 6 in 2005 Grade 7 in 2006 Grade 8 in 2007 Grade 9 in 2008.
The WCED's Curriculum website contains wide-ranging information about the curriculum, including details on the following learning areas and aspects of education:
(Strategic Plan or Business Plan) (File type: pdf; size: 901.17 KB)Western Cape Education Department (Western Cape Government)
The National Qualifications Framework (NQF) creates a single integrated national framework for learning achievements that enhances the credibility of education and training.