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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 ...
11 January 2018
In the first category, schools are awarded in terms of Improvement in pass rate, greatest increase in the percentage of candidates achieving access to Bachelor's degree studies and improvement and excellence in individual subjects. In the second category, awards are made to all public, independent ...