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11 April 2018
I wish to express my shock and sadness at the fatal shooting of a teacher from Middelpos Primary School in Saldanha Bay this morning (Wednesday 11 th April 2018). The teacher was allegedly shot by a male perpetrator who is reportedly her ex-spouse. The perpetrator is reported to have then turned ...
26 March 2018
The South African Schools Act (SASA), 1996 (Act 84 of 1996) gives governing bodies considerable powers to govern schools as part of the key structures of our democracy. Governing bodies represent all sectors of the school community, including parents, teachers, non-teaching staff - and learners in ...
13 March 2018
Today, Minister Schäfer and Minister Grant visited the site for the new Kraaifontein High School. The brand new, state-of-the-art, R64 million school is making excellent progress during construction, as it approches full completion which is expected later this year. This 16 month project will ...
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 ...