Western Cape online learner placement gets underway

Western Cape Education Dept

The Western Cape Education Department has urged parents, who have applied online for admission into public schools in 2022, to start checking whether their applications have been successful or not, and to confirm their final choice of school. [Read more…]

ANC accept defeat in Cape

DA - Democratic Alliance

As preliminary election results show a landslide victory for the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Western Cape, its rival the ANC, has conceded defeat in that province, with the party saying it could have done more to win the hotly contested province. [Read more…]

Learners benefit from wellness mobile units

Mitchell's Plain Schoolkids

The Departments of Health and Education in the Western Cape have launched a Wellness Mobile Service, which will see a fleet of five mobile units visiting schools across the province to screen Grade R and Grade 1 learners. [Read more…]

Land handed to Mamre community


The community of Mamre in the Western Cape, has received the title deeds of 4,200 hectares of farm land, which was taken away under apartheid legislation over 20 years ago. [Read more…]

The reasons for school closure

Western Cape Education

Western Cape Education


There is a rational question at the root of the outcry against the Western Cape Education Department’s (WCED) proposed closure of 27 schools: “How can this be justified at a time when the demand for places in Western Cape schools is increasing dramatically?” [Read more…]