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9 January 2019
Joint Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education and Minister Alan Winde, Minister of Community Safety Today was an exciting day for many learners and parents as over 1.1 million learners started school in the Western Cape - many for the first time. This year, primary schools ...
4 January 2019
Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education It has been a wonderful morning of excitement as thousands of learners celebrate the end of their school career with a National Senior Certificate pass. I would like to congratulate the 81.5% of learners in the Western Cape who passed the ...
26 November 2018
Joint statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education and Minister Donald grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Today, the majority of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) Candidates will write their last examination - English Home Language and English First Additional Language ...
20 November 2018
The much anticipated Provincial and National results of the 2018 National Senior Certificate (NSC) are expected to be announced by Minister Angie Motshekga on Thursday 3 rd January 2019. Schools and candidates in the Western Cape will then receive their results on Friday 4 th January 2019. Schools ...
19 November 2018
Tough economic times are leading to a growing number of parents who simply cannot afford to pay school fees. This puts a massive financial strain on fee-paying schools relying on the collection of fees to sustain their daily running costs. Learners from poorer households are a priority for the ...
15 November 2018
It is a trite but vital statement that a child only has one opportunity to be in school. It is therefore crucial to ensure that every child has the best possible education that we can give them, or they miss out on it for life. I am therefore delighted that after more than two years, the Western ...
5 November 2018
Last week, the Western Cape High Court ruled that the application brought by the SGB of the school challenging my decision to close Uitzig High School, be dismissed with costs. "This is a victory for the learners of Uitzig High School as they will now move to neighbouring schools where there are ...