Northern Cape Department Budget for 2017-18


A transformed quality education system.


To deliver quality public education to all learners of the Northern Cape which will enable them to play a meaningful role in a dynamic, developmental and economic society.

Core functions

*Public Ordinary Schools is aimed at the provision of educators 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). The function is also aimed at the provisioning of food to Public Ordinary School learners through the National school Nutrition Programme (NSNP).

  • Public Special Schools Education includes the provision of schooling to all learners with special educational needs in special schools and full-service schools.

  • Early Childhood Development is the provision of Grade R in state, private and community centres. The programme also seeks to provide ECD programmes for pre-Grade R learners.

  • Infrastructure Development includes the provision of new schools and other school facilities

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
Budget Analysis for Advancing Socioeconomic Rights
Data by Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute
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