The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is committed to providing quality education in all public schools. The WCED have to work innovatively with all schools and partners in government, the private sector and civil society to ensure that we use all available resources to improve access to quality education, especially in our poorest communities.
As one of a number of innovations aimed at improving education quality, the WCED has partnered with a group of donor foundations to launch a new pilot: the Collaboration Schools Pilot Programme.
The funder group has been in dialogue with the Western Cape Department of Education (WCED) since mid-2014. On 1 September 2015, a Memorandum of Agreement was signed between the WCED and the funder group to launch a collaboration schools pilot project from January 2016.
The group of funders consist of the following organisations:
We collaborate with other education organisations to enhance our offering.
Some of our partners are: