Department: Education

Contact details

Physical: 113 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0700
Postal: Private Bag X9489, Polokwane, 0700
Tel: 015 290 9301
Fax: 015 297 0885


The vision of the Limpopo Department of Education is to be a catalyst for human development, providing innovative and inspiring, quality lifelong education. Their mission is to achieve this by delivering curricula in an innovative, effective and efficient way; maximising accountability; fostering community participation and governance in education; ensuring equitable and efficient allocation and utilisation of resources; and striving for a competent and motivated workforce.

The Department's strategic goals are to transform the educational institutions into accessible, functional and quality centres; promote access to education through independent schools; transform the special schools into accessible, functional and quality centres; contribute to the reduction of illiteracy in adult learners to enable them to access further learning and employment opportunities; build a firm foundation for further learning; and provide auxiliary education services.

Office Bearers

Mr MI Kgetjepe
Head of Department
Ms NB Mutheiwana

Mr Maaria Ishmael Kgetjepe
Head of Department:
Ms Ndiambani Beauty Mutheiwana (Acting)
Senior Management:
SD Letshedi (General Manager: Supply Chain Management)
MSM Mabusela (General Manager: Human Resource Management Service)
Ms Maguga Maguga (General Manager: Financial Administration)
MC Makondo (Senior General Manager: Quality Assurance)
MT Mhlongo (General Manager: Developmental Programmes)
CM Modipane (Senior Manager: Office of the HOD)
MN Molope (General Manager: Human Resource Support Services)
ME Sekole (General Manager: Education Planning)
Communications Officers:
Mosebjane Kgaffe
Mr Sam Makondo (Media Liaison Officer)
Dr BN Rasila (Senior Manager: Communication Services and Departmental Spokesperson)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEDisclaimerDisclaimerDisclaimerDisclaimer
Total Final Appropriationn/a25 338 43423 948 40222 883 897
Actual Expendituren/a25 161 50523 554 57721 923 538
Employee Compensationn/a19 939 10119 433 64618 253 429
Goods and Servicesn/a1 947 4991 733 4482 118 154
Capital Assetsn/a1 347 8721 137 2291 124 506
Unauthorised Expendituren/a4 80615 61899 667
Irregular Expendituren/a994 315-1 009
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a--374
Posts Approvedn/a70 36067 41068 150
Posts Filledn/a62 04162 71761 964
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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