Department: Education

Contact details

Physical: Anton Muziwakhe Lembede Building, 3rd Floor, 247 Burger Street, Pietermaritzburg
Postal: Private Bag X9137, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
Tel: 033 846 5000
Fax: 033 355 1213


The mission of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education is to provide equitable access to quality education for the people of KwaZulu-Natal.

The Department's strategic goals are to broaden access to education and provide resources; improve schools' functionality and educational outcomes at all levels; develop human resource and organisational capacity and enhance skills; develop schools into centres of community focus, care and support; ensure good corporate governance, management and an efficient administration; and promote national identity and social cohesion.

Office Bearers

Mr M Dlungwane
Head of Department
Adv B Masuku

Mr Mthandeni Dlungwane
Head of Department:
Adv Bheki Masuku (Acting)
Ms Hlengiwe Mcuma
Senior Management:
Ms Judy Dlamini (Senior General Manager: Institutional Development Support)
Mr CP Lancaster (General Manager: District Operational Management)
Ms UN Maikoo (General Manager: Supply Chain Management)
Adv BM Masuku (Senior General Manager: Branch Corporate Services)
Mr BV Mlambo (General Manager: Infrastructure Planning and Delivery Management)
Mr GN Ngcobo (General Manager: HR Management)
Dr EV Nzama (Senior General Manager: Curriculum Management and Delivery)
Mr ME Pillay (General Manager: Office of the MEC)
Mr L Rambaran (General Manager: Financial Services)
Communications Officers:
Ms M Lukhosi (Media Liaison Officer)
Muzi Mahlambi

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedQualifiedQualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a40 046 63637 704 25635 672 863
Actual Expendituren/a39 663 48937 587 14635 588 285
Employee Compensationn/a32 482 34230 339 47027 976 652
Goods and Servicesn/a3 229 5903 180 2712 871 568
Capital Assetsn/a2 022 1352 380 4712 580 462
Unauthorised Expendituren/a-260 333299 302
Irregular Expendituren/a447 9912 675 609358 388
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a--814
Posts Approvedn/a116 412n/a112 112
Posts Filledn/a105 908n/a106 187
Sources n/a Annual Report n/a Annual Report

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