Western Cape Education Department News

Unschooling trend takes off in SA

I consider us fortunate to be in the position to offer our children two very different ways to learn under the same roof.” Western Cape Education Department spokeswoman Jessica Shelver said the term unschooling referred to parents who don’t want their children to follow formal schooling and who instead do “incidental learning”.

IOL , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

Teacher allegedly locks Grade 1 children in class for not having R2 for casual day

Times Live reported that spokesperson for the Western Cape Education Department (WCED), Bronangh Hammond, said the allegation was "concerning".

News 24 , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

WCED shocked after 4 boys allegedly sexually assaulted at Winelands school

CAPE TOWN - The Western Cape Education Department says it's appalled by an alleged sexual assault reported at a Cape Winelands primary school.

EWN , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

Pupils suspended after four boys raped in school library

Western Cape Education Department spokesperson Jessica Shelver says t he parents of three of the young victims have moved their children to a nearby school, while one remains at the school.

IOL , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

Pupils suspended after allegedly raping four boys in school library

Western Cape Education Department spokesperson Jessica Shelver says t he parents of three of the young victims have moved their children to a nearby school, while one remains at the school.

IOL , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

Sans Souci: Teacher faces agonising wait as student’s suspension upheld

Jess Shelver is a spokesperson for the Western Cape Education Department (WCED).

The South African , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

CT primary school puts fire costs at around R1m

They are very well-resourced.” The Western Cape Education Department says its received a pledge from a corporate to rebuild the library and computer lab.

EWN , South Africa Feb 14, 2019

Enrolment process to change for some WCape schools and this is how it works

Cape Town - The Western Cape Education Department will be piloting a new online admissions website at approximately 350 schools this year, the department announced on Thursday.

IOL , South Africa Feb 14, 2019

#SanSouci teacher to face disciplinary hearing today over slapping

Jessica Shelver, spokesperson for Western Cape Education Department MEC Debbie Schäfer, said: “I can confirm both have been suspended pending a disciplinary hearing.

IOL , South Africa Feb 13, 2019

Holy Cross fire devastation: Community opens hearts and wallets

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has received overwhelming response from corporate companies, schools and the community, who offered their assistance to Holy Cross RC Primary School in Zonnebloem.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 11, 2019