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11 October 2018
On the 22 nd October 2018, thousands of candidates will begin writing the 2018 NSC examinations. Today I visited Fisantekraal High School where 118 NSC candidates took part in a voluntary pledge signing ceremony that shows their commitment to complying with all rules and regulations relating to the ...
5 October 2018
Today I join my colleagues in the WCED in celebrating our teachers who make a difference every day in the life of a child. The WCED is pleased to mark this day, as we celebrate the important contribution that teachers make in providing quality education in the province. World Teachers Day ...
4 October 2018
The subject decisions that young people make at school have a big impact on their lives - affecting both their further education, training and employment opportunities. Choosing a career is incredibly important, and it requires matching interests with skills, strengths and capabilities. Ensuring ...
6 September 2018
The WCED has an admission system in place called the School Admissions Management Information (SAMI), that can determine whether learners have been captured twice or more on school admission lists. The SAMI admission data indicates that 8101 places are currently being blocked by parents who have ...
27 August 2018
This afternoon I visited Ons Plek Shelter for Girls to donate one year's worth of stationery to assist the learners' with their education. The girls who live at Ons Plek are there for a variety of reasons, mainly because they have been removed from abusive homes or because they have become street ...