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Parents are encouraged to use the WCED online system to apply. This system was piloted in 2019 and has been expanded to all schools across the Western Cape.

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Learners waiting to be placed in a public school are registered on the WCED ePortal to access digital resources to support learning at home. Learners are given options to quality resources and digital platforms and may find the various opportunities valuable. Learners are advised to carefully peruse the options supplied on the landing page to gain the maximum advantage of the resources offered to them.

  • Parents will receive a SMS from the WCED Admissions Office to inform them when their child has been registered on the ePortal.
  • The message includes the learner’s CEMIS number as well as a link to the ePortal log in page (https://wcedeportal.co.za/user/login)
  • The message confirms the learner’s CEMIS to be used as the username and password to login to the ePortal and access the resources.
  • Once learners have logged in to the ePortal the learner will see the various options on offer, namely:
    • FOUNDATION PHASE LEARNERS (gr. R – 3)
      • The GET Learner Dashboard with resources for all subjects in all three official languages used in Western Cape schools (English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa).
      • Learners can filter the resources on the dashboard by selecting the TERM, SUBJECT and LANGUAGE.
    • INTERMEDIATE PHASE (gr. 4 – 6)
      • The GET Learner Dashboard with resources for all subjects in English and Afrikaans as Language of Learning and Teaching (LOLT). Learners can filter the resources on the dashboard by selecting the TERM, SUBJECT and LANGUAGE.
      • Maths Curriculum Online (MCO) supporting Maths in English and Afrikaans. Click on the LOG IN button and sign in on the MCO platform by entering your CEMIS number as username and password.
    • SENIOR PHASE (gr. 7 - 9)
      • The GET Learner Dashboard with resources for all subjects in English and Afrikaans as Language of Learning and Teaching (LOLT). Learners can filter the resources on the dashboard by selecting the TERM, SUBJECT and LANGUAGE.
      • Maths Quest supporting Maths in in English and Afrikaans. Click on the LOG IN button and sign in on the Maths Quest platform by entering the CEMIS number as username and password.
      • IDEA (for grade 8 learners) supports the subjects English, Natural Science and Mathematics in ENGLISH as LOLT. Click on the LOG IN button and sign in on the IDEA platform by entering your CEMIS number as username and password.
    • FET PHASE (gr. 10 - 12)
      • The FET Learner Dashboard (for grades 10 - 12) with resources for all subjects in English and Afrikaans. Learners need to set up their profile (optional) by selecting a profile picture and entering their particulars (grade and school) as well as their subjects on offer.
      • Learners need to save their profile to move to the dashboard where the resources can be accessed by selecting the TERM, SUBJECT and LANGUAGE.

Should users need more assistance they are welcome to send a message via the contact form at the bottom of the page.

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The Western Cape Education Department has launched a state-of-the-art Call Centre to improve the quality of support for teachers and officials employed by the department. Teaching and administrative staff can call the Centre regarding various personnel issues, such as service benefits and staff provisioning, salaries, performance management, policy implementation, misconduct, disputes, appeals and training.

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Candidates need to register on the WCED e-recruitment platform to apply for vacancies electronically.

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The National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations commonly referred to as “MATRIC” has become an annual event of major public significance in South African Education. The information provides assistance for adult candidates to guide their exam registration and preparation.

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