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Welcome to the Western Cape Education Department

The Western Cape Education Department has chosen The Year of the Teacher as a key theme for 2017. We are using this time to listen, to reflect, to acknowledge and to celebrate our excellent teachers. You are welcome to submit ideas on this theme to

Our department is responsible for public schooling from Grade 1 to 12 in the province. Our primary objectives are to improve the language and mathematics skills of learners; to improve matric results; and improve access to quality education in poor communities.

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2017 Western Cape Education Department