MEC Gade launches EC Reading Strategy at ICC

MEC Gade launches EC Reading Strategy at ICC

We are launching the Provincial Reading Strategy to accelerate efforts of teaching Reading with meaning and comprehension by end of the third grade throughout the system.

Author: ECDOE

Date: 04 October 2022

60 high school tourism educators attend a Teacher Development Programme

60 high school tourism educators attend a Teacher Development Programme

The Secondary Curriculum Management Directorate of the Eastern Cape Department of Education in collaboration with the 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 and the Blue-Ribbon Culinary Institute hosted a teacher development programme at Mpongo Private Game Reserve in East London recently.

Author: Nelisiwe Sanyaka

Date: 28 September 2022

ECDOE Commemorates Heritage Day

ECDOE Commemorates Heritage Day

It was a blissful day for the employees of the Eastern Cape Department of Education as they were celebrating the month of customs and traditions at Steve Vukile Tshwete Education Complex, Zwelitsha.

Author: Siphosethu Zimba

Date: 27 September 2022

Thandulwazi School receives fully furnished kitchen

Thandulwazi School receives fully furnished kitchen

The Department of Basic Education in collaboration with Tiger Brand Foundation handed-over a kitchen in Mdantsane near East London.

Author: Thando Ngcume

Date: 20 September 2022

Elite Games for Eastern Cape Learners with sever Intellectual Disabilities

Elite Games for Eastern Cape Learners with sever Intellectual Disabilities

481 Learners with SID participated in the Elite Games namely Fosil Soccer, Netball and Basketball, preparing these learners for International Games organized by the international Sports Union for athletes with down syndrome.

Author: Thando Ngcume

Date: 17 September 2022

Women's Day Event urges women to ascend to leadership positions

Women's Day Event urges women to ascend to leadership positions

There are numerous societal challenges that women experience in their workplaces and societies. For that reason, Eastern Cape Department of Education hosted a women’s day event at Steve Vukile Tshwete Education Complex, in Zwelitsha.

Author: Nelisiwe Sanyaka

Date: 15 September 2022

Eight learners to represent the province in the National Finals

Eight learners to represent the province in the National Finals

Eight out of forty learners were selected from the competition and will represent the Province in the National Finals in October 2022.

Author: Thando Ngcume

Date: 13 September 2022

ECDoE to hold a stakeholder's consultation on the closure of PYEI

ECDoE to hold a stakeholder's consultation on the closure of PYEI

The Eastern Cape Department of Education (ECDoE) will be holding a stakeholder’s consultation, on the closure of Phase 3 and plans for Phase 4 of the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative (PYEI), together with the launch of ECDoE Learning Networks, at the Mandla Makupula Education Leadership Institute on the 12–13 September 2022.

Author: Cheera-Dee Robinson

Date: 12 September 2022

ECDoE recruited 100 individuals to participate on crop and piggery production training 

ECDoE recruited 100 individuals to participate on crop and piggery production training 

Eastern Cape Department of Education held a crop and piggery production certification programme at Fort Cox Agriculture and Forestry Training Institute, Middledrift. 

Author: Nelisiwe Sanyaka

Date: 05 September 2022

EC Education acts against drug abuse in schools

EC Education acts against drug abuse in schools

Due to increase of illegal substance abuse in our EC schools, the ECDoE together with Police Prison Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) South African Police Services (SAPS), Department of Social Development (DSD) and Department of Transport (DoT) joined forces to fight this growing habit to ensure schools and community safety at the Kubusie Combined School in Stutterheim, Amathole West Education District.

Author: Thando Ngcume

Date: 02 September 2022