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The end of a remarkable year!
The end of a remarkable year!

Brian Schreuder, Head of Department, sent the following message to...

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Overberg District helps teen to shine at Prom
Overberg District helps teen to shine at Prom

Generous donations from staff in the Overberg Education District ensured...

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Safe Schools Holiday Programme
Safe Schools Holiday Programme

Learners can look forward to activities like snorkling, beach cleanups...

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Provincial Principals Forum ends their term on a high note
Provincial Principals Forum ends their term on a high note

The two-year term of the Provincial Principals Forum (PFF) came to...

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Western Cape’s top ten blood donor schools for 2019
Western Cape’s top ten blood donor schools for 2019

Spine Road High in Mitchell’s Plain did it...

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District joins fight against women Gender-based violence
District joins fight against women Gender-based violence

Metro North Education District launched its 16 days of activism...

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Surfing programme yields positive change for children with autism
Surfing programme yields positive change for children with autism

Waves for Change (W4C), a local NGO that offers weekly surf...

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Unleash the power of reading!
Unleash the power of reading!

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) wants to get...

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South Peninsula High School’s Post Exam Programme
South Peninsula High School’s Post Exam Programme

While learners have finished writing exams, the school year...

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Khayelitsha school’s hockey team wins big at SA Sports Awards
Khayelitsha school’s hockey team wins big at SA Sports Awards

Ikhwezilesizwe Primary School in Khayelitsha has become...

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Protea Heights Academy fly SA flag at World Robotics Olympiad
Protea Heights Academy fly SA flag at World Robotics Olympiad

Protea Heights Academy’s Team Hello World placed sixth out...

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Appreciation for district officials who literally went the extra mile
Appreciation for district officials who literally went the extra mile

Rietpoort Primary School in the Matzikama Municipality...

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Global education leader wins provincial Kader Asmal Excellence Award
Global education leader wins provincial Kader Asmal Excellence Award

Alta van Heerden, principal of Sunlands Primary School...

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Mfuleni school “Building Blitz”2
Mfuleni school “Building Blitz”

More than 300 international volunteers are hard at work...

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Rugby hero Cheslin Kolbe surprises his alma mater
Rugby hero Cheslin Kolbe surprises his alma mater

“Cheslin-mania” hit Brackenfell High School when Cheslin Kolbe and...

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Knysna Primary School bids farewell to beloved principal
Knysna Primary School bids farewell to beloved principal

Robert Stoker, Principal of Knysna Primary School, is...

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Overberg Education District Celebrates its Multi-Grade Teachers and Principals!
Overberg Education District Celebrates its Multi-Grade Teachers and Principals!

On Saturday 16 November 2019, the Overberg Education...

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Ministers open new School Kitchen in commemoration of World Children's Day
Ministers open new School Kitchen in commemoration of World Children's Day

In commemoration of World Children’s Day on...

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Theme 2020: The Year of Functional Schools
Theme 2020: The Year of Functional Schools

It has become tradition for the Head of Department to...

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Western Cape’s Top Teachers
Western Cape’s Top Teachers

On Friday, 8 November 2019, the Western Cape Education...

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Paarl principal receives 2019 Leadership Excellence Award in After School Programming
Paarl principal receives 2019 Leadership Excellence Award in After School Programming

Andrew Groeneveld, Principal of New Orleans Secondary School...

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“The Laan” brings star power to CWED’s T2P rally
“The Laan” brings star power to CWED’s T2P rally

On Saturday, 2 November 2019, the Cape Winelands Education...

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Kenridge Primary’s “Love song to the Earth” has a Growth Mindset tune
Kenridge Primary’s “Love song to the Earth” has a Growth Mindset tune

Kenridge Primary School staged a production called “African Dreams”...

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Camps Bay Primary School embarks on alien vegetation hack
Camps Bay Primary School embarks on alien vegetation hack

Under the guidance of nature conservation students from the...

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2019 Long Service Awards honour career milestones
2019 Long Service Awards honour career milestones

A total of 938 employees of the Western Cape Education Department...

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Marconi Beam Primary School Idea cloud success story
Marconi Beam Primary School Idea cloud success story

Marconi Beam Primary School in the Milnerton area has reported...

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Cultural exchange at Tygersig Primary School
Cultural exchange at Tygersig Primary School

Learners at Tygersig Primary School in Uitsig were recently...

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Larries, Flowers and Sea Turtles
Larries, Flowers and Sea Turtles

La Rochelle Girls’ High School’s Green Committee...

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Mitchell’s Plain school cleans up in inter-school competition
Mitchell’s Plain school cleans up in inter-school competition

Mitchell Heights Primary School in Tafelsig, Mitchell’s...

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AMESA mini Conference George
AMESA mini Conference George

The George Branch of Association for Mathematics Education of...

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WCED Dance Showcase
WCED Dance Showcase

The first Western Cape Education Department (WCED) Senior Phase Dance...

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WCED funds bursaries for Youth Focus Project
WCED funds bursaries for Youth Focus Project

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will once again...

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Creative Arts Course July 2019
Transform to Perform Kannemeyer Primary