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 Media Releases: 2009

7 January, 2010Minister Donald Grant: Turning disappointment into opportunities
7 January, 2010Matric 2009 - Facts and figures
7 January, 2010Matric 2009 - School Awards
7 January, 2010Matric 2009 - Subject Awards
7 January, 2010Matric 2009 - Awards for outstanding achievement
7 January, 2010Matric 2009 - Merit List
17 December, 2009WCED completes matric marking
14 December, 2009Minister Grant assesses wind damage at school
10 December, 2009Minister Grant urges parents and community members to look out for children's safety during school holidays
10 December, 2009Minister Grant visits matric marking centre
8 December, 2009*Preparations for 2010 academic year*
7 December, 2009Minister Grant announces decision on the future of Lagunya Finishing School
26 November, 2009MEC reflects on the tragic deaths of seven learners last week
24 November, 2009Western Cape Provincial Government releases Strategic Plan for Education
19 November, 2009MEC Grant shocked by deaths of another two learners
17 November, 2009MEC sets record straight on Lagunya Finishing School
16 November, 2009MEC Grant shocked at deaths of two Grade 12 learners
16 November, 2009Update on NSC examinations
14 November, 2009WCED obtains interdict
12 November, 2009Future of hospital schools in the province
12 November, 2009MEC strongly condemns disruption of matric examinations
9 November 2009MEC Grant supports compensation for schools for fee exempt learners
4 November, 2009Unions meet new Head of Education
1 November, 2009New SG reports for duty
28 October, 2009MEC addresses SA Principals' Association
22 October, 2009Employee suspended for alleged fraud
22 October, 2009MEC Grant wishes matrics all the best
14 October, 2009Bus accident near Malmesbury
13 October, 2009Teacher vacancy lists attract strong interest - MEC Grant
7 October, 2009Tips on learner enrolment
5 October, 2009MEC Grant pays tribute to teachers on World Teachers Day
30 September, 2009MEC Grant announces new Western Cape Head of Education
23 September, 2009School system does not make provision for finishing schools
16 September, 2009Gangsterism has no place in our schools
14 September, 2009MEC Grant launches hand held metal detectors project
26 August, 2009Sithembele Matiso Secondary reopens
26 August, 2009DoBE postpones progression, promotion requirements
24 August, 2009Western Cape on track for 2009 NSC exams
18 August, 2009Major drive to support matrics of 2009
18 August, 2009WCED explores e-learning options
12 August, 2009MEC Concludes teacher post-allocation consultations
10 August, 2009H1N1 Update on Western Cape Government's action plan
4 August, 2009Open letter by MEC Grant on A/H1N1
3 August, 2009"Violence in our schools will not be tolerated," says MEC
30 July, 2009Mars technology lands in Athlone High School
21 July, 2009MEC's explore a co-ordinated response to school safety
20 July, 2009Each school presents its own set of unique challenges, says MEC Grant
17 July, 2009Metal detectors to support school safety
15 July, 2009"Seize this opportunity to empower yourself," says MEC
14 July, 2009Western Cape's literacy and numeracy challenges
8 July, 2009Study probes teacher supply and demand in the Western Cape
3 July, 2009SG's contract redetermined
2 July, 2009 Update on SGB elections
2 July, 2009School infrastructure a major priority, says MEC
26 June, 2009Holiday programmes keep children off the streets
26 June, 2009Fezeka girls excel in soccer tournament
25 June, 2009WCED counts the cost of storm damage
23 June, 2009Kayamandi march
19 June, 2009Providing access to quality education
19 June, 2009 Education for children with foetal alcohol syndrome
18 June, 2009School bus hijacking
14 June, 2009Schools showcase model Grade R classrooms
11 June, 2009Learner transport safety
9 June, 2009Learners injured in bus accident
8 June, 2009School food garden project
2 June, 2009State of the Province address - MEC's reply
2 June, 2006School flooding
28 May, 2009 Vandalism crackdown on the cards, says new MEC
21 May, 2009Grade 9 CTAs
20 May, 2009Policy on learner pregnancy
19 May, 2009Plans for new Gansbaai High School
19 May, 2009Learner transport policy review
12 May, 2009WCED honours literacy and numeracy achievers
8 May, 2009Donald Grant sworn in as MEC for Education in the Western Cape
30 April, 2009Supplementary matric exam results
24 April, 2009Options on irregular promotions
23 April, 2009 Shooting injures learner
17 April, 2009Mandalay hijacking
16 April, 2009Western Cape prepares for SGB elections
15 April, 2009Easter holiday sees drop in burglaries
14 April, 2009New Khayelitsha School of Skills
9 April, 2009Parents consider options on irregular promotions
7 April, 2009 Easter holiday programmes
2 April, 2009WCED celebrates 1000 Khanya schools
31 March, 2009Computer project strikes chord at W Cape schools
26 March, 2009Marking starts on matric supplementary exams
19 March, 2009Top adult learners receive awards for achievement
12 March, 2009Language of instruction training
6 March, 2009 Grade 3 literacy results show continued improvement
2 March, 2009Guidelines on school funding allocations
19 February, 2009WCED presents additional matric awards for excellence
12 February, 2009Learners study the world of work
11 February, 2009Holiday plan cuts burglaries
11 February, 2009WCED monitors taxi strike impact
11 February, 2009Computer tracking system cuts school computer theft
6 February, 2009Telkom expands school access to broadband
6 February, 2009Principals' forum to facilitate consultation in education
3 February, 2009WCED on track to complete 160 new Grade R classrooms
3 February, 2009WCED to start new Wallacedene school
2 February, 2009Mobile Sciencentre off to a flying start
27 January, 2009WCED expects strong demand for teaching posts
22 January, 2009Deadline nears for matric remarks, supps
21 January, 2009Western Cape schools ready for 2009
21 January, 2009School feeding scheme sees massive expansion
21 January, 2009Message from the MEC
21 January, 2009WCED launches Foundations for Learning Campaign
21 January, 2009WCED tests demand for Grade R learner transport
21 January, 2009Major programme to expand access to Grade R
21 January, 2009Schools prepare for 2009 SGB elections
21 January, 2009Prevention is better than cure
21 January, 2009Cape Teaching and Leadership Institute
21 January, 2009QIDS-UP gives schools a leg up
21 January, 2009Focus schools open doors to specialised education
21 January, 2009WCED increases teaching posts for 2009
21 January, 2009FET colleges complete recapitalisation programme
21 January, 2009Rights and Responsibilities of Parents
21 January, 2009School fee policy
21 January, 2009Western Cape Education Department - in brief
21 January, 2009Copies of certificates
21 January, 2009School food gardens support feeding scheme
21 January, 2009Education foundation builds partnerships
21 January, 2009Skills Development to tackle poverty
16 January, 2009 Schools gear up for the start of the 2009 academic year
8 January, 2009 Alleged inflation of matric results
5 January, 2009 Gansbaai gets ready for new secondary school

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