National School of Government

National Department Budget for 2018-19

Vote purpose

Provide or coordinate the provision of learning, training and development interventions that lead to improved performance and service delivery in the public sector.


The National School of Government derives its mandate from the Public Service Amendment Act (2007). In terms of the act, the institution is mandated to provide training or effect the provision of training. The National School of Government responds to its mandate by developing relevant training and development programmes for delivery to South African public service officials at all levels. The National School of Government uses its trading account as a delivery vehicle for its core outputs, which are established in terms of the Public Finance Management Act (1999).

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