Eastern Cape continues NSC pass rate improvement

Eastern Cape continues NSC pass rate improvement

The Eastern Cape Department of Education has continued with the improvement of matric results, with an increase of 4% from 76.8% of the Class of 2021.

Author: Thando Ngcume

Date: 22 January 2023

MEC Gade Media Statement on the Class of 2022

MEC Gade Media Statement on the Class of 2022

However, the Class of 2022 did us proud with a 77.3% pass percentage, a 4.3% improvement to 73% pass of the Class of 2021. Given the high enrolments in the class of 2022, the total number of children that passed the National Senior Certificate stands at 73 386 making it 6616 more learners passing in 2022 compared to 2021.

Author: ECDOE

Date: 21 January 2023

Minister Angie's address during the Release of 2022 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examination Results

Minister Angie's address during the Release of 2022 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examination Results

It is remarkable to note that the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo – the three most rural provinces in the country, produced a combined total of one hundred and thirty seven thousand, seven hundred and one (137 701) Bachelor passes, which is equivalent to 63.0% of the total Bachelor passes; and an improvement of 13.5% from the 2021 total Bachelor passes. 

Author: ECDOE

Date: 20 January 2023

EC Education MEC Gade to official open St Joseph's Preparatory and College

EC Education MEC Gade to official open St Joseph's Preparatory and College

The Eastern Cape Department of Education MEC, Fundile Gade will tomorrow, Monday, January 16th, 2023 officially opening St Joseph's Preparatory and College in Beacon Bay, East London at 10:00 am.

Author: ECDOE

Date: 15 January 2023

MEC Gade sadden by the death of a marker in a car accident

MEC Gade sadden by the death of a marker in a car accident

The Eastern Cape Department of Education MEC, Fundile Gade has learnt with shock the passing away of a marker while travelling home from Strelitzia Marking Centre in Kariega (Uitenhage) to Mount Frere in a car accident, yesterday.

Author: ECDOE

Date: 22 December 2022

Nelson Mandela Provincial Teacher Development Institute celebrates Teaching Awards

Nelson Mandela Provincial Teacher Development Institute celebrates Teaching Awards

The Department of Basic Education and the Eastern Cape Education Department celebrated together the success of educators who have made it this far, simultaneously attempting to do advocacy for Teaching Excellence and Education Transformation at the Nelson Mandela Provincial Teacher Development Institute (NMPTDI) in Nelson Mandela Bay.

Author: Siphosethu Zimba

Date: 10 December 2022

Maletswai Learners participate in World AIDS Day Interdepartmental Learner Dialogue

Maletswai Learners participate in World AIDS Day Interdepartmental Learner Dialogue

Learners from six schools across the Joe Gqabi District Municipality and surrounding areas took part in the Inter-Departmental Learner Dialogue by the The Eastern Cape Department of Education together with the Department of Social Development, and the Eastern Cape AIDS Council (ECAC) recently.

Author: Siphosethu Zimba

Date: 09 December 2022

ECDoE sprouting entrepreneur Awarding Ceremony

ECDoE sprouting entrepreneur Awarding Ceremony

The Eastern Cape Department of Education held a Certificate Awarding ceremony and handing over of training manuals for 20 schools selected from the Alfred Nzo East Education District.

Author: Thando Ngcume

Date: 04 November 2022

Learners raise Eastern Cape Flag at National Tourism Career Expo 

Learners raise Eastern Cape Flag at National Tourism Career Expo 

The Eastern Cape Department of Education in collaboration with National Department of Tourism, the Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa, Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency conducted a 2022 National Tourism Career Expo, at Nasrec in Johannesburg recently. 

Author: Nelisiwe Sanyaka

Date: 27 October 2022

ECDoE Boot Camp Empowering Programme

ECDoE Boot Camp Empowering Programme

The Eastern Cape Department of Education, in collaboration with the Department of Correctional Services, South African Police Services and the Fire Department, held a Book Camp Programme on Gender Based Violence Abuse in Schools at the Bonxa Primary School, Tabankulu, Alfred Nzo West Education District.

Author: Thando Ngcume

Date: 17 October 2022