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21 February 2018
Schools and the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) are preparing for the biggest elections after the national, provincial and local government elections, namely the election of governing bodies throughout the province. Governing bodies represent all sectors of the school community, including ...
19 February 2018
The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has introduced a new online function to assist parents with tracking applications for admission to public schools. The WCED increasingly faces large volumes of queries relating to applications for admission submitted to schools which places undue ...
22 January 2018
During the December 2017 school holiday period, the WCED's Safe Schools directorate increased security at identified high risk schools and deployed additional security to these schools. I am concerned that despite increased security measures at schools across the province, perpetrators still ...