Western Cape Department: Education

Contact Details

Postal Private Bag X9114, Cape Town, 8000
Physical 1 North Wharf Square, 2 Lower Loop Street, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001
Tel 0861 819 919


The Western Cape Education Department is responsible for early childhood development, primary and secondary school education in the province.

The Department's policy priorities are: to strengthen and expand quality learning opportunities for enhancing learning; enhance and expand enabling environments; strengthen functionality and accountability; and strengthen and enhance innovative adaptability and preparedness for changing context.

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