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Western Cape schools shortlisted for World’s Best School Prize to share their best practices
Western Cape schools shortlisted for World’s Best School Prize to share their best practices

Pinelands North Primary School and...

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Listening and learning programme in full swing
Listening and learning programme in full swing

During May, the new provincial Minister...

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Fairmount Principal honoured for his values and courage
Fairmount Principal honoured for his values and courage

MOT South Africa, a life-skills...

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Africa Day 2022 – The year of nutrition5
Africa Day 2022 – The year of nutrition

Western Cape schools recently...

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SA young scientists awarded at Hong Kong high-tech science fair
SA young scientists awarded at Hong Kong high-tech science fair

Jaco Jacobs, a Grade 12-learner...

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Oakley House School visits Education Museum in Wynberg
Oakley House School visits Education Museum in Wynberg

Grade 4 learners at Oakley...

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WCED educator to represent SA in the AU Teacher Prize Awards
WCED educator to represent SA in the AU Teacher Prize Awards

Jevonn Cloete was named the best...

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Pioneer School learners take to the airwaves
Pioneer School learners take to the airwaves

Pioneer School for Visually Impaired learners...

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Learners star in music videos
Learners star in music videos

Heal the Hood Project is using music...

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School choirs perform at Artscape
School choirs perform at Artscape

The Western Cape's best school choirs...

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WCED official is Huisgenoot Crossword Champion
WCED official is Huisgenoot Crossword Champion

Recardo August, an administrative clerk...

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Learners take on Mental Maths Challenge
Learners take on Mental Maths Challenge

A total of 3 488 learners from 84 schools...

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Outeniqua learner to compete in high-tech Hong Kong science fair
Outeniqua learner to compete in high-tech Hong Kong science fair

Jaco Jacobs, a Grade 12 learner at...

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Minister Maynier kicks off Listening and Learning Programme
Minister Maynier kicks off Listening and Learning Programme

The Western Cape Education Department welcomes...

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Providing skills education opportunities for Struisbaai youth
Providing skills education opportunities for Struisbaai youth

Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde, and...

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Positive Behaviour Day
Positive Behaviour Day

The Western Cape Education Department hosted the...

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Schools encouraged to grow food gardens
Schools encouraged to grow food gardens

The Western Cape Education Department’s...

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Mass Iftaar (Boeka) at Strand Moslem Primary
Mass Iftaar (Boeka) at Strand Moslem Primary

On Sunday, 17 April 2022, a Mass Iftaar was...

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Grade 4 excursion to the Schooner Tara Research Vessel
Grade 4 excursion to the Schooner Tara Research Vessel

The French Schooner Tara Research Vessel...

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Nomzamo Primary School 2022 Prefects: The year of learning
Nomzamo Primary School 2022 Prefects: The year of learning

Nomzamo Primary School in Strand is...

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SA young scientist wins an award at a USA Science and Engineering Fair
SA young scientist wins an award at a USA Science and Engineering Fair

Dashayin “Dash” Gilbert from Stellenbosch...

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Western Cape education districts and schools awarded for excellence
Western Cape education districts and schools awarded for excellence

The Metro North and Metro Central...

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WCED receives increased budget for 2022/23
WCED receives increased budget for 2022/23

On 30 March 2022, Minister Debbie Schäfer tabled...

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Learner thrives after receiving hearing aids
Learner thrives after receiving hearing aids

“Thank you very much to the people who gave me...

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Bloemhof runners up in Gerrie Berner tennis tournament
Bloemhof runners up in Gerrie Berner tennis tournament

Bloemhof Girls’ High School’s first...

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Invitation: Visit the Nelson Mandela in Cape Town – Legacy exhibition
Invitation: Visit the Nelson Mandela in Cape Town – Legacy exhibition

The City of Cape Town has...

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RCL Learner leaders pledge to inspire peers
RCL Learner leaders pledge to inspire peers

The Provincial Representative Council of...

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No-one left behind at Langerug School
No-one left behind at Langerug School

A video of Langerug School's principal...

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Conference helps boost Physical Education in Schools
Conference helps boost Physical Education in Schools

The Western Cape Education Department hosted...

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Safe Schools holiday programme empower and entertain learners
Safe Schools holiday programme empower and entertain learners

Hundreds of learners across the Western Cape...

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Metro South embarks on cooking masterclasses
Metro South embarks on cooking masterclasses

Aspiring master chefs in the...

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Gene Louw Primary ’s 2022 Spelling Bee
Gene Louw Primary ’s 2022 Spelling Bee

On Wednesday, 16 March, Gene Louw Primary...

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Cycling unlocks power of hope at Breede Valley School of Skills
Cycling unlocks power of hope at Breede Valley School of Skills

Four Breede Valley School of...

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Metro East Principals Conference
Metro East Principals Conference

Principals in the Metro East Education...

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Courtrai Primary takes values to another level
Courtrai Primary takes values to another level

Given the hard work that has gone into...

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Westlake community to benefit from new sports field
Westlake community to benefit from new sports field

The Rotary Club of Constantia has...

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Districts honour schools for NSC achievements
Districts honour schools for NSC achievements

Recently, the Metro Metro Central Education...

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2021 Story Stars winner is announced!
2021 Story Stars winner is announced!

Xia du Toit of Mikro Primary School...

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First coding and robotics mini conference at Metro East
First coding and robotics mini conference at Metro East

The Metro East Education District...

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Unveiling of Dulcie September mural in Athlone
Unveiling of Dulcie September mural in Athlone

An iconic mural celebrating the life...

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A Marine Sciences curriculum for all!
A Marine Sciences curriculum for all!

The Marine Sciences Curriculum Course offered...

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All systems go for 2022 academic year
All systems go for 2022 academic year

Over a million learners were welcomed at schools...

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Western Cape Matric Class of 2021 delivers top class performance
Western Cape Matric Class of 2021 delivers top class performance

Two weeks later, and thousands of WCED...

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WCED partners with T4 for the Teacher Tech Summit 2022
WCED partners with T4 for the Teacher Tech Summit 2022

The Western Cape Education Department is...

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Deadline to enter World’s Best School competition fast approaching
Deadline to enter World’s Best School competition fast approaching

Schools only have until 01 March 2022...

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Matrics in Antarctica
Matrics in Antarctica

Congratulations to Anika Le Roux of Paarl...

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Five Marine Sciences school flags are travelling along with Antarctic Quest
Five Marine Sciences school flags are travelling along with Antarctic Quest

Flags with the logos of five schools...

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Competition brings captivating radio dramas to the classroom
Competition brings captivating radio dramas to the classroom

The Western Cape Education Department has...

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