Western Cape Department: Education
|Postal||Private Bag X9114, Cape Town, 8000|
|Physical||Grand Central Towers, Lower Parliament Street, Cape Town, 8001|
|Tel||021 467 2000|
OverviewThe Western Cape Department of Education is responsible for primary and secondary school education in the province, in public schools, and various specialised education services. The Department supports Grade R and subsidises private schools.
The Department’s key strategic objectives are to: improve language and mathematics performance in primary schools; increase the number and improve the quality of National Senior Certificate passes; and increase the quality of education provision in poorer communities.