The vision of the Department of Education (DOE) is: A well-educated, skilled and highly developed citizenry.
The department’s mission is: To provide equitable access to quality education for the people of KwaZulu-Natal.
The core functions of the department are summarised below:
Public Ordinary Schools
This is the department’s primary function aimed at the provision of quality education and learning in schools, the development of educators to ensure that they are equipped to provide the best quality teaching and the provision of Learner Teacher Support Materials (LTSM). Also included in this programme is the provision of support to learners on the curriculum, as well as teacher training programmes.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) sets out the detailed spending plans of each government department for the coming year.
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year: