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26 January, 2007

Teachers receive pay progression payments

All teachers who qualified for salary progression payments in the Western Cape received the payments in 2006, in line with national policy.

In response to questions from the Sunday Times, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) confirmed that the department had made the payments to 23 951 teachers in the province, from funds provided by the national Department of Education.

The budget for the payments for the 2006/07 financial years in the Western Cape was R31,165-million, of which R19,589-million was allocated to performance rewards.

Issued by:
Paddy Attwell
Director: Communication
Western Cape Education Department
Tel: 021 467 2531
Fax: 021 461 3694
Email: pattwell@pgwc.gov.za

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