After achieving a national pass rate of 81.3%, the matric class of 2019 will be weighing their options regarding their future. The class has been praised for achieving the highest pass rate in a democratic South Africa. Basic Education Minister Angie Motsheka made the announcement on Tuesday evening. Western Cape[…]
Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer is seeking legal advice on a Western Cape High Court ruling on the opening of Uitzig High School. She says that, as a result of the court’s decision, three teachers will have to teach 100 pupils in five different grades. On Wednesday, Acting Judge[…]
As awareness campaigns increase in various sectors around the source of the listeriosis outbreak, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has assured communities that it has taken the necessary steps to prevent the further spread of the disease. On Sunday, the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi announced that Tiger[…]
Western Cape MEC for education, Debbie Schafer has heaped praised on the province’s class of 2015 after it secured the highest overall pass rate in the country. Not only was the Western Cape’s 84.7% the highest amongst all nine provinces, but it was also the only pass rate increase from[…]
While the Western Cape education department tallies the cost of repairs as a result of theft and vandalism, it has confirmed a drop in the number of incidents reported in comparison to the same period last year. Education MEC Debbie Schafer said in a statement that 18 incidents had been[…]
The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has acknowledged that there were several factors and changes in the education system that may have contributed to a drop in the province’s overall matric pass rate. The final ratings for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams were revealed by Basic Education minister Angie[…]
Pupils should not be “lost” to the education system for the sake of achieving higher pass rates, Western Cape education MEC Debbie Schäfer said on Monday. “We believe that retaining more learners in the system and giving them the opportunity to pass the [matric] is more important than ‘losing’ learners[…]
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