Budget and Procurement

Budget Programmes

The budget of the Department comprises of eight main programmes, namely;

Programme 1: Administration

The objective of the programme is to provide overall management of the education system in accordance with the National Policy Act, the Public Finance Management Act and other policies. Provision is made for the following sub-programmes;

  • Office of the MEC
  • Corporate Services
  • Education Management
  • Human Resource Development
  • Education Management Information System (EMIS)

Programme 2: Public Ordinary School Education

The objective of the programme is to provide public ordinary education for Grades 1 to 12 in accordance with the South African Schools Act. The programme provides for the following sub-programmes;

  • Public Primary Schools
  • Public Secondary Schools
  • Professional Services
  • Human Resource Development
  • In-school Sport and Culture

Programme 3: Independent School Subsidies

The programme supports independent schools in accordance with the South African Schools Act and provides for the following sub-programmes;

  • Primary Phase
  • Secondary Phase

Programme 4: Public Special School Education

The objective is to provide compulsory public education in special schools in accordance with the South African Schools Act and White Paper 6 on Inclusive Education. The programme provides for the following sub-programmes;

  • Schools
  • Professional Services
  • Human Resource Development
  • In-school Sport and Culture

Programme 5: Further Education and Training

The objective of the programme is to provide further education and training at public FET colleges in accordance with the Further Education and Training Act and makes provision for the following sub-programmes;

  • Public Institutions
  • Professional Services
  • Human Resource Development
  • In-college Sport and Culture
  • Conditional Grants

Programme 6: Adult Basic Education and Training

The programme objective is to provide Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) in accordance with The Adult Basic Education Act. The programme provides for the following sub-programmes;

  • Public Centres
  • Professional Services
  • Human Resource Development

Programme 7: Early Childhood Development

The programme objective is to provide early childhood education (ECD) at the Grade R and earlier levels in accordance with White Paper 5. The programme provides for the following sub-programmes;

  • Grade R in public schools
  • Grade R in community centres
  • Pre Grade R
  • Professional Services
  • Human Resource Development
  • Donor Funding

Programme 8: Auxiliary and Associated Services

The programme objective is to provide the education institutions as a whole with training and support. The programme provides for the following sub-programmes;

  • Payments to SETA
  • Special Projects
  • External Examination
  • Conditional Grant Projects such as
  • National School Nutrition Programme
  • HIV/AIDS and Life Skills Education
  • National Infrastructure Grant
  • Provincial Infrastructure Grant

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