Department: National School of Government

Contact Details

Physical: ZK Matthews Building, 70 Meintjies Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria
Postal: Private Bag X759, Pretoria, 0001
Tel: 012 441 6000 / 086 100 8326
Fax: 012 441 6030


The mission of the Department of the National School of Government (NSG) is to be responsible for learning and development programmes in a uniform public sector, with the objective of developing a professional, responsive and capable public sector, driven by the imperative of a developmental state. A culture and ethos of service will be imbued throughout the public sector, meeting the expectations of stakeholders and communities, and based on policy commitments of government.

The Department's priority goals are: a fully established, well-functioning and high performing NSG responding to the developmental agenda of the state; a well-resourced funding mechanism that supports financial viability and sustainability for NSG activities; human resource capacity with sufficient capabilities to respond adequately to the strategic imperatives of the NSG; effective learning and development opportunities in the public sector, supported by credible quality assurance processes and centrally managed, uniform norms and standards; well-structured and effective strategic national and international partnerships, which influence and enhance public sector learning and development interventions; enhanced marketing and visibility of NSG products and services; improved quality and levels of performance of public sector institutions through strategic diagnosis and targeted interventions; accessible knowledge resource centre for evidence-based learning and development, with well researched, reliable and relevant materials; adequate and effective curricula, programmes and services; strengthened and stabilised political-administrative interface in the public sector through a framework of specifically designed programmes; effective implementation of in-service learning and development across the public sector; and dedicated attention to the present and future needs of a professional and responsive public sector.

Office Bearers/Management

Ms F Muthambi
Deputy Minister
Ms D Letsatsi-Duba
Prof RM Levin

Ms Faith Muthambi
Deputy Minister:
Ms Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba
Prof Richard M Levin
Chief of Staff:
Chief Financial Officer:
Ms Phindile Mkwanazi
Deputy Directors General:
Mr Botshabelo Maja (Specialised Services)
Dr Stephen Mohlokoane (Acting: Training Management and Delivery)
Mr Dino Poonsamy (Acting: Corporate Management)
Prof Thean Potgieter (Acting Branch Head: Training Policy and Planning)
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:
Ms Dikeledi Mokgokolo (Manager: Communications)
Ms Malebo Ralehalaka (Deputy Manager: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriation140 541138 619150 389124 384
Actual Expenditure137 638133 890148 397122 895
Employee Compensation44 05636 95336 23531 440
Goods and Services40 95736 63047 99337 416
Capital Assets4 6624 2091 3701 903
Unauthorised Expenditure--4 875-
Irregular Expenditure38294477199
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure----
Posts Approved227227227n/a
Posts Filled203192197n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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