Department: Education

Contact details

Physical: 111 Commissioner Street, Johannesburg, 2001
Postal: PO Box 7710, Johannesburg, 2000
Tel: 011 355 1510


The vision of the Gauteng Department of Education is to ensure that all learners in Gauteng do well at school and leave their institutions with the values, knowledge, skills and qualifications that will give them the best chance of success in their adult lives. The Department's mission is to ensure that quality learning and teaching takes place in the classroom every day.

Its strategic goals are to ensure that Gauteng has effective schools and learning institutions; provide relevant, coordinated and effective support; enable young people to make the transition from school to further education and/or work that provides further training opportunities; and strengthen partnerships with all stakeholders, resulting in education becoming a priority in society.

Office Bearers

Mr PA Lesufi
Head of Department
Mr E Mosuwe

Mr Panyaza Andrek Lesufi
Head of Department:
Mr Edward Mosuwe
Mr Johan van Coller
Deputy Directors General:
Mr Albert Chanee (Education Policy and Planning)
Ms Alison Mali (Curriculum)
Mr Shirley Mashala (Corporate Services)
Mr Rufus Mmutlana (GCRA CEO)
Vuyani Mpofu (ISM&G)
Chief Directors:
Ntini Mtshizana (Advisory Services)
Ms Elizabeth Thobejane (GCRA)
Thapelo Dlamini (Office of the MEC)
Makubetse Sekhonyane (Office of the HOD)
Communications Officers:
Mr Oupa Bodibe (Acting Chief Director: Communication Spokesperson)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a33 248 90330 736 23628 500 824
Actual Expendituren/a32 778 48130 376 71228 317 035
Employee Compensationn/a24 126 76122 893 11821 203 049
Goods and Servicesn/a3 548 1863 332 3383 176 447
Capital Assetsn/a1 010 6601 044 450946 831
Unauthorised Expendituren/a-55 52668 320
Irregular Expendituren/a1 246 355-1 056 795
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a2 2261 2072 779
Posts Approvedn/a93 12991 27985 952
Posts Filledn/a83 91083 62983 675
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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