Project Pages for Teachers
Projects initiated by the WCED

Search the following pages of helpful information on eLearning projects focusing on ICT integration in the classroom and beyond.

  • Africa Day

    Africa Day is intended to celebrate and acknowledge the successes of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU now the AU) from its creation on May 25, 1963, in the fight against colonialism and apartheid, as well as the progress that Africa has made while reflecting upon the common challenges that the continent faces in a global environment.

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  • Centre for Conservation Education

    The Centre provides a variety of Environmental and Heritage lessons/excursions that are relevant, activity centred and fun. We support teachers and learners with enrichment experiences that cannot be replicated in the classroom. (CAPS aligned; Natural Sciences; Social Sciences; Grade 3 - 12)

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  • Die Burger Jeugleierkonferensie

    Die Burger Jeugleierkonferensie word jaarliks vir hoofleiers van Afrikaanssprekende skole uit die Wes-Kaap, Noord-Kaap en Oos-Kaap aangebied.

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  • DigiCampus

    DigiCampus identified the need to digitally transform education and have been working tirelessly to build a comprehensive online learning platform to guide education in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. All subjects within the South African CAPS curriculum are presented by qualified and experienced teachers, in a virtual classroom setting to allow any pupil (Gr R to 12) the opportunity to learn 24/7, 365 days a year, on any device. Free access to all.

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  • E³ Resources

    The DBE-E3 Programme aims to equip learners with the skills needed for the future world of work so that they will be able to meaningfully and actively engage in the economy either as entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial employees and/or as life-long learners.

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  • LAPA Klasgids

    Hierdie Klasgidse is die eiendom van Lapa Uitgewers en word met vergunning van dié maatskappy gratis hier beskikbaar gestel vir die bevordering van Afrikaans in die klaskamer. Die nuutste Klasgidse kan direk by Lapa gekoop word, klik hier. Vir meer nuttige leerhulpmiddels besoek Klaskamerraad, Lapa se e-platform vir leerhulp. Onthou ook om die Lapa-webtuiste te besoek om hul breër aanbod te verken.

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  • LAPA Studiegidse

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  • Multigrade Teaching and Learning

    Multigrade teaching (the teaching of more than one grade of pupils in one class by one teacher) is a feature of education systems the world over. It dates back to the origins of formal education, and it was not up until the late 1800s that the teaching of one grade in a classroom (monograde) at a time became prominent. Despite this development, multigrade teaching remains a reality and, for some learners, especially in developing countries, is the only way they can access education

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  • Maths Curriculum Online

    The Western Cape Education Department’s role is to educate young learners in preparation for the world of work. The TIMMS, WCED Systemic results evidently demonstrate that the maths skills of learners in the Western Cape are constantly improving, but are below the required grade level for effective development of maths knowledge. The Mathematics Strategy has been implemented across all grades in 2021 to address the challennges on hand.

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  • MUSA

    WCED has been collaborating with MUSA , a volunteer group involved in socio-economic development, in youth leadership and resilience Development Programme. One of the projects is exam support and our FET SCPs are presenting on ITV (a community TV station) on Saturday mornings and afternoons. Learners and teachers will find the broadcasts as well as supporting documentation to guide NSC examination preparation on this page.

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  • PHET Interactive Maths and Science Simulations

    PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations. The simulations are written in HTML5 (with some legacy simulations in Java or Flash), and can be run online or downloaded to your computer. All simulations are open source (see our source code). Multiple sponsors support the PhET project, enabling these resources to be free to all students and teachers. For more information please visit:

    Intermediate Phase Senior Phase FET Phase
  • RSG Kompas Potgooi

    Hierdie insiggewende oudioreeks, wat allerlei opvoedkundige onderwerpe insluit, word deur die Wes-Kaap Onderwysdepartement ontwikkel en aangebied in samewerking met Radio Sonder Grense. Die reeks word op Dinsdae- en Woensdae-aande in die program, Kompas, uitgesaai.

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  • Siyavula

    Making learning & teaching easy with Siyavula Practice. Siyavula’s mission is to make excellent maths and science learning accessible and affordable for all.

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  • Snapplify Engage

    For many schools, Snapplify's simple solutions have made the adoption of digital education easy. Snapplify is a 'one-stop shop', where e-textbooks from leading publishers, as well as quality devices, are readily available through the Snapplify Engage Platform.

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  • STEM Clubs Network

    STEM Clubs offer learners opportunities to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) topics in an informal setting, allowing them to experiment, to ask questions and experience challenges that interest them. STEM Club meetings are usually teacher-led but are driven by learners.

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  • Telematic Schools Project

    Telematics is the blending of information and telecommunications technologies to convey information over large networks. Learners, irrespective of their locality, are able to interact with teachers in fully interactive virtual learning spaces.

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  • The Answer Series: Teacher eBooks For Free

    Maths teacher Anne Eadie created The Answer Series when she first became a full-time mother. Even though she would no longer work in the classroom, she promised to keep improving the lives of young learners. The Answer Series creates study guides that removes the strain from High school learners to perform in school.

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  • The Emergency Series for Remote Teaching and Learning

    The WCED eLearning Directorate in collaboration with the Free State Education Department has created a safe online space to help support teachers, parents, and learners. These are inclusive one-stop platforms at your fingertips that offer a lifeline to navigate through distance learning. With just a click of your mouse, the unpacking of knowledge and inspiring a growth mindset begins.

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  • WCED Reading Strategy

    Language is vital for communicating with others in school and in the wider world, and is fundamental to learning in all subjects. In studying languages, learners develop skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing that they will need to participate in society and employment.

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  • Western Cape Environmental Education

    A suite of Environmental Education Resources, also known as ESD Resources, has been developed by an intergovernmental platform in the region, the Western Cape Environmental Education Forum, also known as EE Friends. Resources have been also sourced from other Teacher Support Institutions and Organizations in Southern Africa. Resources may be accessed for teacher and learner support in the classroom, as well as resources for outdoor environmental education programmes offered by various organisations that seek to add value to the formal education.

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  • Western Cape Museum Educator Group

    In 2010 a group of museum educators established the Western Cape Museum Educator (WCME) Group out of a need for professional development and networking opportunities. Since then the Group has group met regularly to share experiences with peers, learn about new ideas and discuss common issues related to our field. Administration is done by volunteers from within the group.

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