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/Management

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 Appropriation17 171 66316 275 49023 948 40222 883 897
Actual Expenditure17 096 32615 922 13423 554 57721 923 538
Employee Compensation13 211 47612 488 91319 433 64618 253 429
Goods and Services1 746 1361 526 2021 733 4482 118 154
Capital Assets979 573780 0921 137 2291 124 506
Unauthorised Expenditure-4 80615 61899 667
Irregular Expenditure336 337994 315-1 009
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure17 287--374
Posts Approved66 60070 36067 41068 150
Posts Filled58 15462 04162 71761 964
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