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/Management

Mr M Dlungwane
Head of Department
Dr E Nzama

Mr Mthandeni Dlungwane
Head of Department:
Dr EV Nzama
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)
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 Appropriation43 256 38839 527 08137 704 25635 672 863
Actual Expenditure42 887 91139 146 08337 587 14635 588 285
Employee Compensation34 527 08032 037 93830 339 47027 976 652
Goods and Services3 841 9463 224 9993 180 2712 871 568
Capital Assets2 440 9092 022 1352 380 4712 580 462
Unauthorised Expenditure--260 333299 302
Irregular Expenditure283 278447 9912 675 609358 388
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure141 588--814
Posts Approved117 263116 412n/a112 112
Posts Filled105 128105 908n/a106 187
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a Annual Report

Annual Reports

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