Western Cape Education Department


Welcome to the Western Cape Education Department


Our department is responsible for public schooling from Grade 1 to 12 in the province. Our primary objectives are to improve the language and mathematics skills of learners; to improve matric results; and improve access to quality education in poor communities.


The Western Cape Education Department ePortal is here for you. Whether you are a learner, teacher, principal, parent or a governing body member, the ePortal allows you to find the educational resources such as apps, videos, ebooks and courses, you need. It also allows you to share your digital content, by registering as a contributor.


So, click on the ePortal, and join our growing online education community today.



To view The Western Cape Education Department website, click here.

For an overview of the department, click here.


homepage-imageThe Western Cape Education Department has chosen The Year of the Teacher as a key theme for 2017. We are using this time to listen, to reflect, to acknowledge and to celebrate our excellent teachers.

You are welcome to submit your ideas on this theme to here.

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