WC Education MEC Debbie Schäfer said matric learners will be required to sign a ‘commitment’ and pledge before writing their final exams. This comes after cheating scandals nearly led to a rewrite last year.
The fight for a transgender Western Cape learner to wear a boy’s uniform continues after he was forced to wear the girl’s uniform due to school policy.
Schools in the Western Cape are chock-a-block but the WCED has a plan to get more than 2000 learners who missed out on the first term back into classrooms.
Lesufi said he wouldn’t allow a pandemic to be used as an excuse to drop out of school.
EFF representatives said they were ‘too busy’ preparing for the protest at Brackenfell High School to attend the meeting.
A teacher has allegedly been charged with fraud for identifying as ‘African’. Debbie Schäfer says victimisation will not be tolerated.
The deadline to accept the placements offered to successful candidates through the school admissions process is on Friday July 3.
The WC Education MEC has said that groups disrupting schools are putting students in danger, and stands by the decision to reopen schools.
Angie Motshekga is expected to brief the nation on the reopening of schools under Level 3. Here’s what time she will take to the podium.
The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has cited huge disadvantages of the closure of schools.
The thieves made off with at least 50 cellphones belonging to students of Sea Point High School and injured a teacher’s face in the process.
It’s beyond horrifying, and has left us lost for words. The victims were in Grades 4 and 5, but the perpetrators are Grade 6 and 7 students in the Western Cape.
A learner from the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town has become the latest victim of child abduction from outside a school.
Things are getting desperate now…
Many children have returned from their break to damaged facilities…
Cameron Dugmore of the ANC Western Cape slams DA’s ‘alcohol in school’ bill.
The department is sick of schools and teachers being targetted.
A tragic school shooting less than two hours outside Cape Town has left a teacher dead and her class traumatised. We have all the latest details.
Western Cape schools have been doing their bit to help save water. It seems one device has made a massive difference. We have the details.
The collective plan to hand a memorandum to Parliament this afternoon to demand more support
The Western Cape education Department has raised the alarm bells after drug testing of students revealed truly worrying results. Drugs keep causing chaos.
Going to school should never mean putting your life at risk.
The Western Cape’s minister of education seems to have been spot on in her prediction and every student that passed in the province has done so with access to higher education… pretty neat!
Minister Schafer believes that the province’s 2015 NSC results will be even better than the previous year, with Mathematics and Science a key focus.