1. The information requested is not available in the Department of Basic Education but rather in the respective Provincial Education Departments. In terms of Section 3(7)(a) of the Public Service Act, 1994 (Proclamation 103 of 1994) the Member of the Executive Council (MEC) in a province determines districts’ public service staff establishment and also determines the educator staff establishment in terms of Section 5(1) of the Employment of Educators Act, 1998 (Act 76 of 1998). The honourable member is requested to direct the question to the provinces
2(aa) (National Department)
2(a)(i) 49 (Directors)
2(a)(ii) 134 (Deputy Directors)
2(b) Former principals:
3 Deputy Directors
bb. This information is available at the national department and should be directed to the provinces.