Management and Administration of Education

The Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MoEST) is responsible for the provision of administrative and professional services in education at the national, provincial, and district levels. The Permanent Secretary is the Accounting Officer and overall administrative head, and the Director of Education is responsible for all professional matters in education. In the field, there are Provincial Directors of Education, and District and Municipal Education Officers who are in charge of administration and supervision of education in their respective provinces, districts and municipalities.

See the SACMEQ reports for more information.