Voice of the Cape


School vandalism and burglary draining WCED budget

With the evergrowing crime rate in the Western Cape not even schools are safe from vandalism and burglary. Shocking figures reflect that there has been a drastic increase in the amount of school burglary and vandalism cases from January to June last year in comparison to this year. Minister of[…]

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WCED must be investigated over San Souci issue

The Chamber of Legal Students has said it will be investigating the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) and the School Governing body of San Souci Girls High, after a teacher who slapped a learner is expected to return to her post. Afrikaans teacher Clarisa Venter and a grade nine learner[…]

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Shock and condemnation after San Souci video goes viral

A viral video showing a San Souci Girls high school teacher smacking a learner in the classroom has elicited a huge reaction, with many people left divided over the incident. On Wednesday, Education MEC Debbie Schafer condemned the incident, stating categorically that the actions of the educator are unacceptable. “Any[…]

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