Department: Education

Contact details

Physical: 156 Barkly Road, Homestead, Kimberley, 8301
Postal: Private Bag X5029, 156 Barkley Road, Homestead, Kimberley, 8300
Tel: 053 839 6500
Fax: 053 839 6580


The mission of the Northern Cape Department of Education is to develop and deliver a quality, effective and efficient education system in the Northern Cape that is responsive to socio-economic development goals and targets of the province and country, and the building of a non-racial, nonsexist and prosperous Northern Cape, through social cohesion and nation-building.

The Department's strategic goals are to provide and maintain optimal administrative and logistical support systems to the Department; provide access to quality basic education; ensure the provision of quality education at independent schools; ensure that education programmes in our schools continue to be accessible, transformative and developmental; improve and strengthen the skills base; provide quality learning opportunities to adult learners through basic education programmes; provide universal access to quality early childhood development services to all children in the province; and provide support services that enhance the functionality and effectiveness of basic education.

Office Bearers

Ms M Bartlett
Head of Department
Mr T Pharasi

Ms Martha Bartlett
Head of Department:
Mr Tshepo Pharasi
Chief Directors:
Mr HH Esau (District Development and Support)
Dr MI Ishmail (Curriculum, Assessment, and Science and Technology)
Mrs T Madikane (Policy and Planning)
Mr T Matseliso (Human Resources)
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:
Lehuma Ntuane
Mr Ohentse Stander (Media Liaison Officer)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedQualifiedQualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a4 792 3014 527 9594 292 760
Actual Expendituren/a4 786 4384 559 1724 233 621
Employee Compensationn/a3 679 1803 464 7193 166 791
Goods and Servicesn/a298 892330 248343 457
Capital Assetsn/a335 607339 567258 990
Unauthorised Expendituren/a-37 87416 891
Irregular Expendituren/a345 920348 773285 742
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a294338687
Posts Approvedn/a13 21813 63712 697
Posts Filledn/a12 06312 44611 679
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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