Directorate: Specialised Education | Western Cape Education Department

Directorate: Specialised Education

Director: Specialised Education (DSE)
Berenice Daniels
PA: Marike Martin
Tel: 021 467 2028
Fax: 021 425 7465
Address: Private Bag X9114, Cape Town 8000

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Purpose:

To plan, manage and coordinate specialised education support services and inclusive education.

Functions:
  • Manage the planning, coordination and evaluation of the institution management and governance in respect of ELSEN schools.
  • Provide professional support services.
  • Develop policy, guidelines and coordinate the implementation of HIV operations.
  • Develop policy, guidelines and coordinate the implementation of NSNP operations.

ELSEN Schools / Resource Centres

Purpose:
To manage the planning, coordination and evaluation of the institution management and governance in respect of ELSEN schools.

Functions

  • Develop policy for ELSEN.
  • Plan and coordinate capacity building regarding ELSEN.
  • Control ELSEN movement.
  • Develop and maintain inter-sectoral networks for collaboration on ELSEN capacity building and service delivery.
  • Monitor and evaluate the management and governance of ELSEN schools.

 


Professional Services

Purpose:
To provide professional support services.

Functions:

  • Manage the planning and coordination of psychological services.
  • Manage the planning and coordination of school social work services.
  • Manage the planning and coordination of therapeutic services.
  • Manage the planning and coordination of health promotion and medical services.

HIV

Purpose:
To develop policy, guidelines and coordinate the implementation of HIV operations.

Functions:

  • Develop provincial policy for the implementation of HIV operations.
  • Develop guidelines and monitor the implementation of HIV operations.
  • Coordinate HIV operations provincially.
  • Perform the liaison role between district, province and national re HIV issues.

NSNP

Purpose:
To develop policy, guidelines and coordinate the implementation of NSNP operations.

Functions:

  • Develop provincial policy for the implementation of NSNP operations.
  • Develop guidelines and monitor the implementation of NSNP operations.
  • Coordinate NSNP operations provincially.
  • Perform the liaison role between district, province and national re NSNP issues.