Gauteng Department Budget for 2016-17


Every learner feels valued and inspired in our innovative education system.


We are committed to provide functional and modern schools that enable quality teaching and learning to protect and promote the right of every learner to quality, equitable and relevant education.

Core functions and responsibilities

The department works to ensure that people of all ages and backgrounds have the education, skills and opportunities to pursue activities that promote their wellbeing and build strong communities. We are primarily responsible for the delivery and regulation of pre-tertiary schooling and we are a delivery agent for provincial skills development in Gauteng. All the department’s plans and service delivery areas are aligned to national and provincial imperatives with special focus on curriculum delivery, teaching and learning support material, infrastructure, and Information Communication Technology (ICT) and teacher placements.

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