KwaZulu-Natal Department Budget for 2016-17


The vision of the Department of Education (DOE) is: A well-educated, skilled and highly developed citizenry.

Mission statement

The department’s mission is: To provide equitable access to quality education for the people of KwaZulu-Natal.

Core functions

  • 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.

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