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 Media Releases: 2008

30 December, 2008Matric results mark milestone for SA education
30 December, 2008Matric 2008: Merit List and Special Candidate Awards
30 December, 2008Matric 2008: School Awards
30 December, 2008Matric 2008: facts and figures
10 December, 2008Holiday programmes keep W Cape schools safe
3 December, 2008MEC Gabru wishes learners and educators a safe holiday
27 November, 2008R1 million cash injection for youth leadership development
21 November, 2008Floods - new exam for matrics who missed English exam
17 November, 2008QIDS-UP to help with repairs
14 November, 2008WCED, schools assess flood damage
13 November, 2008Pilot programme supports youth at risk
13 November, 2008Learner presumed drowned on way to exam
11 November, 2008WCED vacancy lists attract strong response
7 November, 2008MEC urges parents to enrol learners at school
7 November, 2008WCED approach to mother-tongue education
7 November, 2008School pass rates stable
5 November, 2008Guy Fawkes disruptions unacceptable
3 November, 2008MEC Gabru calls for review of safety plans
1 November, 200810 tips for managing exam stress
1 November, 2008WCED launches Foundations for Learning Campaign
23 October, 2008Managers moving forward in technology
20 October, 2008Vandalism down by 34% at W Cape schools
13 October, 2008Contractors repair vandalised school
2 October, 2008Matrics enter final straight for 2008 NSC exams
2 October, 2008Schools, WCED well-prepared for NSC exams
30 September, 2008New national learner tracking system
25 September, 2008Children draft policy on key community issues
14 September, 2008WCED honours Western Cape’s top teachers
5 September, 2008Learners to move from vandalised school
4 September, 2008CTAs set common standard
1 September, 2008Home schooling policy
1 September, 2008Storm damages W Cape schools
28 August, 2008WCED to review schooling for displaced learners
28 August, 2008Burglary and vandalism figures
27 August, 2008Pre-primary school lease - comment
27 August, 2008Safety management at schools
27 August, 2008 School violence reports
26 August, 2008Safety at Duneside Primary
19 August, 2008Learner transport in brief
19 August, 2008WCED to increase teaching posts in 2009
18 August, 2008Vandalism at Silukhanyo
8 August, 2008Foetal alcohol syndrome - education responses
8 August, 2008Gabru opens first solar-powered school computer lab
6 August, 2008Strike impact
5 August, 2008Comment on teacher migration
4 August, 2008Gabru appointed MEC for Education in the Western
30 July, 2008Matric mid-year exams
24 July, 2008MEC Dugmore briefs Joint Refugee Leadership Committee
22 July, 2008WCED launches new Overberg Education District
16 July, 2008WCED introduces web-based leave management system
24 June, 2008Education and skills key to youth empowerment for poverty eradication
23 June, 2008WCED launches new era in education support
20 June, 2008CCTV cameras keep an eye on school security
12 June, 2008Innovation and creativity needed to address skills backlog
11 June, 2008Schools to play key role in reintegration
5 June, 2008Technology tracks Western Cape computer thieves
3 June, 2008Employment equity stats: Western Cape ex-model C schools made most progress
3 June, 2008R7-million financial literacy programme for Western Cape learners
23 May, 2008WCED awards achievers in literacy and numeracy
22 May, 2008Budget will see massive investment in primary schools to boost quality outcomes in matric
13 May, 2008More than 45,000 rural learners transported every day
9 May, 2008Increased support measures to improve maths and science performances
8 May, 2008Tragic death of 12-year-old learner in bus accident is sad
5 May, 2008More and more people realise value of education as 25,000 candidates write matric supplementary exams
24 April, 2008Education is preparing young SA for democracy
23 April, 2008Higher Education graduates must develop solutions for the poor
23 April, 2008UCT professor's killing a call to action to deal harshly with crime
22 April, 2008R40-million extra for Western Cape rural schools
22 April, 2008Grade 6 learners improve literacy skills, but maths remains huge challenge
18 April, 2008Budget presentation to Western Cape Standing Committee on Education, Cultural Affairs and Sport
17 April, 2008Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 April normal school days
31 March, 2008National Imbizo Focus Week - 7 to 14 April 2008
18 March, 2008Premier announces maximum security detention centre for young people
11 March, 2008School bus accident reminder to be vigilant – MEC Dugmore
4 March, 2008MEC Dugmore welcomes R1.3bn increase in education allocation
4 March, 2008All have duty to ensure safe schools - MEC Dugmore
28 February, 2008Delfts schools support for learners affected by eviction
28 January, 2008Death of SADTU Deputy Secretary-General Don Pasquallie
24 January, 2008Education MEC Dugmore shocked, angered at invasion and stabbing in school
22 January, 2008Land deal provides new opportunities for education
18 January, 2008WCED probes claim of withholding report
17 January, 2008Atlantis Matric Achievers Awards
16 January, 2008Premier Rasool pleased with smooth start to new school year
15 January, 2008Cabinet, WCED to visit schools on opening day
10 January, 2008FET colleges offer renewed opportunities for young people
8 January, 20082007 Academic awards of excellence - Independent muslium schools in the Western Cape
7 January, 2008Saturday schools to offer second chance for matrics

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