Creating opportunity for all through improved education outcomes.
This is given expression through the three over-arching goals:
An improvement in the level of language and mathematics in all schools
An increase in the number and quality of passes in the National Senior Certificate
An increase in the quality of education provision in poorer communities
To provide quality education to all learners in the province through the following:
Overall planning for, and management of, the education system;
Education in public ordinary schools;
Support to independent schools;
Education in public special schools;
Early Childhood Development (ECD) in Grade R;
Training opportunities for teachers;
A targeted feeding programme and other poverty alleviation and safety measures; and
Support to teachers through provision of basic conditions of service, incentives and an employee wellness programme.
*Curriculum and Assessment support.
*Administrative and financial support systems.
*Institutional development and support systems, structures and 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: