Media Releases: 2015

14 December, 2015Minister Schäfer congratulates Western Cape Teacher, Warren Sparrow, listed as one of the world's top 50 teachers
8 December, 2015Minister Schäfer wishes all WCED educators, learners and staff a happy and safe holiday
7 December, 2015Minister Schäfer visits NSC marking centre
6 December, 2015WCED will investigate report card complaints
29 November, 2015Game changing Scottsdene school infrastructure handed over to community
26 November, 2015Matric Rage celebrations not a time to act irresponsibly
25 November, 2015Pop-up classrooms provide quick access to eLearning
22 November, 2015Details of WCED's exciting new Pilot Programme: Towards quality public schooling for all learners in the Western Cape
15 November, 2015260 Mellon Educate Volunteers travel almost 18 000 kms to refurbish Ukhanyo Primary School
12 November, 2015Letter regarding 'premature circulation of mathematics paper 2' a fake
11 November, 2015Urgent and final call for parents to enroll their children
10 November, 2015Minister Schafer's message to Grade 12's as they enter the last few weeks of their school career
8 November, 2015WCED pays tribute to Western Cape's top teachers
4 November, 2015Disruptive and disorderly behaviour this Guy Fawkes is unacceptable
28 October, 2015Minister Schafer accepts food parcel handover for Grade 12's from private donors
27 October, 2015Textbook Delivery to be finalized by 30 October 2015 for Western Cape Schools
26 October, 2015Much excitement and nerves as the majority of learners across the Western Cape write their first NSC exam
22 October, 2015NSC - Why are DBE and Umalusi not enforcing competency tests for matric markers?
21 October, 2015Tight Security Measures for NSC Exam credibility in Western Cape
18 October, 2015Grade 12 learners begin to write the 2015 NSC Examinations
15 October, 2015Minister Schäfer cautions Grade 12 learners against cheating in the upcoming NSC examinations
11 October, 2015Fourth term: now is your chance to show what you can do
8 October, 2015Over 17 000 NSC candidates attend WCED 'Spring Schools'
30 September, 2015WCED announces Spring School Holiday Plans
14 September, 2015The endless possibilities of eLearning
9 September, 2015WCED support for 2015 NSC Candidates
8 September, 2015Free High-Speed Internet at all Western Cape Schools by end-2016: An eLearning Game-changer
3 September, 2015Scrap Progression Regulations and keep ANA's to Grades 3, 6 and 9
26 August, 2015Dunoon situation resolved
24 August, 2015Progress Update on Dunoon enrolments
18 August, 2015Minister Schafer visits Siviwe School of Skills in Gugulethu
13 August, 2015Western Cape Education Department (WCED) first education department in South Africa to achieve a clean audit
3 August, 2015Scottsdene Secondary School learners prevented from entering Eerste Rivier School
30 July, 2015A positive temporary solution for Scottsdene learners
29 July, 2015A milestone day for e-learning in the Western Cape
28 July, 2015Ministers of Health and Education pay oversight visit to Wellness Mobile for School Health at Impendulo Primary
21 July, 2015Drop in burglary and vandalism incidents reported over the 2015 winter holiday period
7 July, 2015Premier Helen Zille and Minister Debbie Schäfer visit the Cape Academy of Maths and Science Holiday Programme
6 July, 2015Over 300 educators attend 'Maths Solutions' Conference at the Cape Teaching and Leadership Institute (CTLI)
2 July, 2015Minister Schäfer visits Grade 12 winter school and WCED Safe Schools Holiday Programme
25 June, 2015Youth holiday programmes: Youth opportunities continue outside of Youth month
18 June, 2015Brand new R54 million Khanya Primary School set for completion in Philippi
16 June, 2015WCED opens online ordering system for textbook procurement for 2016
9 June, 2015The real issues in improving education remain unanswered
5 June, 2015The WCED and Woolworths launch Healthy Eating Guide
2 June, 2015Adopt a School - Minister Schäfer appeals to every citizen in the Western Cape to take an active role in protecting our schools
28 May, 2015World Hunger Day: You can't teach a hungry child
27 May, 2015Preliminary findings on the matter of learners without textbooks at Maitland High School
26 May, 2015Minister comments on Cloetesville bus accident
19 May, 2015Minister Schafer announces deadline for school enrolments and urges parents to enrol their children timeously
14 May, 2015Minister Schäfer urges parents and learners to report incidents of bullying
21 April, 2015Western Cape Education Department (WCED) to expand Competency Based Assessments for the appointment of Deputy Principals and Heads of Department
19 April, 2015Minister Schafer concerned about the increase in burglary and vandalism
16 April, 2015Minister Schäfer urges parents to help curb late-coming
26 March, 2015Western Cape Government Education Budget Vote 2015/2016
17 March, 2015Minister Schäfer condemns violent protest action at Imvumelwano Primary School
6 March, 2015Comment on protest outside WCED head office
5 March, 2015SA's 2nd biggest election process officially begins tomorrow
26 February, 2015Minister Schafer announces the new Western Cape Education Council
23 February, 2015WCED announces details on e-learning "smart schools" project
17 February, 2015Minister Schäfer visits one of the Western Cape's achievers in the 2014 LITNUM Awards
16 February, 2015Western Cape prepares for the SGB elections
11 February, 2015WCED revision support programmes for 2014 NSC candidates
10 February, 2015School Closures - the Real Story
9 February, 2015Schools withdraw application of leave to appeal on school closures case
4 February, 2015Mfuleni learners accommodated in local schools
21 January, 2015Incidents of holiday vandalism down by 21.95%, with major incidents cut by half
21 January, 2015Just over 1 million learners in the Western Cape start school today
18 January, 2015Western Cape Schools prepared and ready for 2015 academic year
14 January, 2015Western Cape celebrates outstanding matric achievements - Speech by Minister of Education
14 January, 2015Matric 2014 Merit List
14 January, 2015Matric 2014 School Awards
14 January, 2015Matric 2014 Subject Awards
11 January, 2015Limpopo Education MEC: Condolences
7 January, 2015Over 97% of candidates either passed or qualified for a supplementary
6 January, 2015Celebrating exceptional achievement in the Western Cape
5 January, 2015Minister Schäfer congratulates successful learners in the Western Cape
4 January, 2015Timing of release for 2014 NSC results

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