Free State Department Budget for 2017-18


To be a Department that strives for quality, universal education that is internationally competitive.


To provide all children of the Free State province with quality education in a conductive school environment with qualified professional teachers, learning and teaching material of high quality and parents who are highly involved in school affairs.

Core functions

The core function and responsibilities for 2017/18 is to ensure the effective delivery of quality education programmes for the Free State Province by:

  • Managing and oversee Curriculum Management, Educational Development and the implementation thereof through District Management

  • Manage and oversee the provisioning of Corporate Services for the Department

  • Manage and oversee the provisioning of Internal Audit Services

  • Ensure and oversee the provisioning of effective Communication Services

Mud to bricks: A review of school infrastructure spending and delivery
Data by Centre for Child Law
Budgets and Bricks: Progress with school infrastructure following the Rivonia Primary School case
Data by Centre for Child Law
Budget Brief: Eastern Cape Department of Education 2016/17
Data by Public Service Accountability Monitor

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