Voice of the Cape


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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Academia Library launches Essay Competition

Cape Town’s youth have been called to harness their creativity and passion in a new essay competition between a local community library and the Western Cape Education Department. 120 schools and 72 000 learners are expected to participate in the competition hosted by the Al-Ikhlaas Academia Library, under the theme[…]

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