• NOORD-KAAP PROVINSIE • NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE • IPHONDO LOMTLA KOLONI • PROFENSI YA KAPA BOKONE. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Northern Cape Province. National Council of Provinces Select Committee on Education & Recreation. Vision and Mission Statements. Vision
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
• NOORD-KAAP PROVINSIE • NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE • IPHONDO LOMTLA KOLONI • PROFENSI YA KAPA BOKONE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONNorthern Cape Province National Council of Provinces Select Committee on Education & Recreation
Vision and Mission Statements Vision To transform the education system to reflect and advance the interests and aspirations of all South African citizens. Mission To develop and maintain high quality and efficient education system in the Northern Cape.
Strategic Goal To provide learning and teaching programmes with related resources and support services within the framework of our 7 strategic objectives, 9 Tirisano priorities and the 5-year strategic plan of the Province.
1. To improve the provision of quality Education and Training services and resources to the rural and poor communities in order to deal with poverty. STRATEGIES • To progressively implement pro-poor funding • To provide water, sanitation, electricity and improve all unsafe structures. • To extent provision of school nutrition to poor schools in the secondary level. • To improve personnel provision to poor and rural schools. • To improve access to boarding- and transport facilities to poor and rural learners. • To remove barriers to access to education e.g. Child labour, and seasonal migration.
2. To contribute to the economic development of the province and job creation. STRATEGIES • To implement a recruitment strategy that is biased towards the unemployed educators and other appropriately skilled persons in the province. • To promote BEE/SMME through procurement, capital projects and the acquisition of services. • To support the objectives of the EPWP through the alignment of educational programmes- ABET, NSNP and Infrastructure Projects. • To improve the economic opportunities of poor schools.
3. To ensure the successful implementation of the Human Resources and Skills Development Programme in the Province STRATEGIES • To implement both the departmental and Provincial HRD Strategy • To develop and implement both the WSP and PSP • To advocate for and increase the number of learnerships and internships • To strengthen the relationship with DOL, SETA’s and NGO’s for the intake of both learnerships and internships and the exit strategy thereof • To improve linkages between schools, FET’s, the National Institute and the communities. • To align ABET training with entrepreneurial skills and the EPWP.
Strategic Objective 3 continues… • To ensure that the FET Colleges have the necessary resources and programmes relevant to the needs of the economy. • To integrate Inclusive Education in FET institutions to deal with barriers to people with disabilities. • To consolidate the establishment of the National Institute of Higher Education • To raise participation and performance by historically disadvantaged learners in Maths, Science and Technology • Expand the reach of ABET and engage in advocacy campaign for ABET • To engage in an advocacy campaign and recognition of prior learning
4. To promote Health and Health Education in order to improve the quality of life. STRATEGIES • To reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS through awareness and life skills programmes. • To enhance care and support programmes for learners and educators. • To implement a comprehensive health plan for learners • To entrench nutrition as part of the comprehensive health plan for learners • To set up food gardens and other food production programmes • To establish and implement an employee assistance programme • To assist and support learners in conflict with the law
5. To ensure that education programmes continue to be transformative STRATEGIES • To de-racialise and eradicate all forms of prejudice in education in the Province. • To implement affirmative action and employment equity in the department. • To pursue preferential allocation of resources. • To promote the equitable use of educational resources. • To promote and strengthen democratic participation in education. • To promote the ethos and values of the Constitution. • To create an environment in the province where NEPAD can thrive.
6. To enhance quality in Education STRATEGIES • Implement the Integrated Quality Management System (DAS,WSE,PM) • Implement a teacher development strategy • Implement e- Education (White Paper 7) • Review and strengthen Curriculum processes • To improve support to schools by developing capacity in Provincial and District Offices. • To strengthen management and governance capacity in our institutions • To strengthen the implementation of Inclusive Education (White Paper 6)
7. To re-position schools as centres of community life STRATEGIES • To make schools accessible resource and service centres. • To make schools One Stop Service Centres for all government departments. • To assist schools to exploit opportunities for business development in communities. • To revitalise School Hostels to become home for the vulnerable. • To formalise partnerships with community structures at school level.
Priority Areas 2004/05 • Ensure Quality Education in Schools/Improve School Functionality • Successfully implement IQMS • SGB Training • School Management Development • Financial Management and Resource Allocation • Expenditure control > stay within budget • Continue to implement strict control measures – eliminate corruption/ maladministration • Expand pro-poor funding (SFN’s) • Seek better balance between personnel/non-personnel expenditure
Priority Areas cont… • Human Resource and Skills Development • Strengthen FET College Sector • Implement Learnerships • Skills in ABET • Continue improving educator qualifications • Eradicate Illiteracy and Expand Basic Education to Adults • Implement ABET Act • Ensure growth in Sector
Priority Areas cont… • Expand Access to Reception Year (Gr. R) and ECD Programmes • Expand ECD to all rural schools • Eradicate Crime in Schools by Promoting In-School Sport, Arts & Culture • Refine and Continue to Implement Curriculum 2005 / OBE • RNCS • Prepare for FET • Expand Provision of Education to Learners With Barriers to Learning • Implement School Food Security Programme
Priority Areas cont… • Target 92% Senior Certificate Pass and Improve Quality of Pass Rate • Focus on Maths & Science • Improve School Infrastructure - Eliminate asbestos structures -Begin cyclic maintenance • Provision of ICT Facilities (Computer Labs) • Special Focus on Delivery in Nodal Areas – Galeshewe and Kgalagadi • Fight HIV/AIDS
Priority Areas 2005-2009 • Human Resources & Skills Development • Adult Basic Education & Training • Early Childhood Development • School Food Security Programme • Provision of Higher Education programmes through the National Institute for Higher Education • Recapitalisation of FET Colleges • OBE implementation in the FET phase • Turning schools into centers of community life • Ensuring quality education in schools and improving school functionality • School Infrastructure Development • Expanded Public Works Programme • Introducing e-Education and ICT’s in schools
Programmes aimed at pushing back the frontiers of poverty • EPWP: Infrastructure Development • To reduce unemployment (labour intensive projects). • To significantly reduce infrastructure backlogs by 2008. • Over the next 5 years ⅓ of the total conditional grant budget will be directed towards labour income. • To have 80% of all expenditure reach rural development by 2009. • For 2004/05 126 projects identified for rehabilitation and new constructions at a budget of R56,000 million. • Introduce learnerships on projects • Implement the National Youth Service Programme
Programmes aimed at pushing back the frontiers of poverty cont… • School Food Nutrition • To create and sustain employment of 2,000 women volunteers as food handlers for 24 months. • Current budget is R7,400 million and R14,800 million required over the next 2 years. • Reduce dependants on social grants by taking current beneficiaries and involve them in the EPWP • Train 2000 workers on site and encourage SGB’s to keep them beyond a two-year contract
Programmes aimed at pushing back the frontiers of poverty cont… Beneficiaries
Programmes aimed at pushing back the frontiers of poverty cont… • HRD: Learnership Programmes • Lead Department for training and skill development. 270 people in learnerships within the ICT, ABET, ECD and Administrative areas within the Department. Cost of R520 p/l/month • 87 learners receive an allocation of R1,210 p/l/month • HRD: Internship Programme • 58 previously unemployed people employed as interns at a cost of R1,500 p/month. • Training within the Department is internal and with the help of service providers.
Programmes aimed at pushing back the frontiers of poverty cont… • Examinations • 130 examination assistants (unemployed qualified people and students studying in the NCape) employed at a cost of R2,500 p/p to assist with the marking of the senior certificate papers. • R85,000 set aside for outstanding achievements by Gr.12 graduates. These include learners from disadvantaged communities. • ABET • 500 unemployed people undergo skills training in hospitality & catering, woodwork & electrical work, sewing, gardening and baking for sustainability within the disadvantaged communities • 140 people to undergo training in November 2004 on Applied Agriculture & Energy. Funded by the DoE.
Programmes aimed at pushing back the frontiers of poverty cont… • FET • Rural Colleges: 137 students, from disadvantaged areas are accommodated in 7 learnerships within our rural FET colleges. The learnerships include, Horticulture; Ceramics,Diesel Mechanics, Electrical Mechanics,etc. • Urban Colleges: 81 student are accommodated in 5 learnerships within our urban FET colleges. 6 of these unemployed learners have been placed with employers (service providers specializing in Refrigeration and Ventilation). The learnerships include Heritage workplace practitioners, National certificate in upholstery, TV repair services, etc.
Programmes aimed at pushing back the frontiers of poverty cont…School Funding Norms and Standards