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Auditor-General South Africa on audit outcomes; DBE on its 2013/14 Annual Report, in the presence of Minister
14 Oct 2014
The Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) briefed the Portfolio Committee on the audit outcomes for the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and its entities for the 2013/2014 financial year, noting that the purpose of the presentation was to better equip the Committee to execute effective oversight. The Department of Basic Education ...
The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education was briefed by the Office of the Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) on auditing practice, and by the Department of Basic Education on support for educational districts.
The Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) briefed the Committee on the role and function of AGSA, outlined the different ...
Teacher Development: Department of Basic Education and SACE briefings
26 Aug 2014
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) appeared before the Portfolio Committee to brief it about the purposes and successes of the Integrated Quality Management System (IQMS) and implementation of the Continual Professional Teacher Development (CPTD) system.
The DBE informed the Committee that the main purpose of the IQMS was to ...
Presentations were made to the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education on the progress of the Incremental Introduction of African Languages (IIAL) pilot programme and the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programme by the Department of Basic Education (DBE), the Department of Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) and the Department of Social ...
Committee Report on Basic Education 2014 budget
10 Jul 2014
The Portfolio Committee met to peruse Draft 1 of the Committee Report on the Annual Performance Plan and Strategic Plan and budget of the Department of Basic Education and its Statutory Bodies. Members went through the draft Report page by page and raised comments and queries. Most of the amendments ...
Minister of Basic Education on Department's 2014 Strategic Plan
1 Jul 2014
The Minister of Basic Education, Ms Angie Motshekga, said the Department had focussed on both long and short term strategies, with “non-negotiable” interventions that would be implemented in the second term. The focus had also been on repositioning of the Department to assess what needed to be done. Infrastructure had ...
Election of Chairperson
24 Jun 2014
The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education’s first meeting of the Fifth Democratic Parliament was convened to introduce the new Chairperson and Members and for formal adoption of the Committee programme. Ms N Gina (ANC) had been elected as the Committee Chairperson prior to the meeting time of 11am.