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/Management

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 Appropriation5 129 4574 715 0804 527 9594 292 760
Actual Expenditure5 101 1174 709 2174 559 1724 233 621
Employee Compensation3 911 3683 647 4773 464 7193 166 791
Goods and Services380 987297 340330 248343 457
Capital Assets360 122334 693339 567258 990
Unauthorised Expenditure--37 87416 891
Irregular Expenditure220 802345 920348 773285 742
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure549294338687
Posts Approved12 84113 21813 63712 697
Posts Filled12 28012 06312 44611 679
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Annual Reports

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