Education officials from the Western Cape Education
Department have decided to temporarily relocate learners from Scottsdene
Secondary School until the WCED is 100 percent sure that the school is
This decision comes after concerns were raised by
engineers that the school’s building may not meet structural requirements.
Ministerial Spokesperson Jessica Shelver said The
WCED will not compromise on learner and educator safety.
“We are therefore, decided to temporarily relocate
the learners to other premises until we are 100% sure that Scottsdene is
We pleased that the WCED has come up with a plan to
ensure that teaching will take place in an environment that is conducive to
teaching and learning” Shelver added.
She also said that there is a hope that the broader
school community will work together in the interest of education.
Labels: WCED handling the Scottsdene Secondary School matter