PRESENTATION TO THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON BASIC EDUCATION. POLICY ON THE ORGANISATION, ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF EDUCATION DISTRICTS 19 FEBRUARY 2013. INTRODUCTION.
POLICY ON THE ORGANISATION, ROLES
AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF EDUCATION DISTRICTS
19 FEBRUARY 2013
Districts are receiving support to improve their
Planning, implementation and monitoring responsibilities.
The DBE is conducting provincial and District Road shows meeting with Subject Advisors, Circuit Managers and Teacher Development officials to share information on:
Analysis of submitted DIPs demonstrate a need for a common understanding of what a DIP should entail:
1. The (DBE) regards Teacher Centres (TCs) as strategic structures/sites that play a key role in providing support to teachers for effective curriculum delivery at the local level.
2. In 2012, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) commissioned an audit of all TCs in the 9 provinces with a view to enhancing the functionality of these TED structures.
3. The audit shows shown that there are 112 TCs in the country which vary in terms of resourcing, size, and level of functionality.