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Hon. Maaria Ishmael Kgetjepe


Maaria is  an astute and seasoned politician and a leader who  have led the political structures at different levels starting from being a leader of the Student Representative Council  as the Deputy President at the  then Sekhukhune College of  Education.

After the unbanning of the political parties in 1990 he became one of the key activists to establish Sekhukhune Democratic Teachers Association which preceded the formation of National Education Union of South Africa (NEUSA). He was part of the leadership that spearheaded and canvassed for the formation of the South African Teachers Democratic Union (SADTU)

He was elected as a Ward Councilor in 2001 after the first democratic local government elections in Fetakgomo Local Municipality and later sworn in as a Chief Whip. He was later deployed to serve in the Limpopo Provincial Legislature and appointed as the Chairperson of the Safety, Security and Liaison Portfolio Committee in 2009.

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Mr. Morebudi Jackson Thamaga

You are most welcome into the Department of Education. You are encouraged to tour our website in order to enjoy the real fruits of education.

The Department is proud of the centrality of its role in society in terms of providing Quality public Education to all learners. We are subscribing to the true maxim that Education is a societal matter. All role players in education are indeed our partners in pursuance of education revolution which must guarantee success and prosperity for all. YOU ARE COUNTED AS OUR PARTNER.

One hundred bikes donated to Limpopo Department of Education by MTN

Some of the participating learners of the Talent Targeting Programme

Ms Nelly Tlakula (extreme right) and other members of Eyes for the world Project with learners who benefited from the project by having their sight restored by means of the unique adjustable spectacles

The Acting HOD Mr Martin Mashaba and other officials from the department of education ready to offer services to the community of Xitlakati village

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Limpopo Department of Education receives bikes for needy learners22/06/2015

Limpopo Department of Education has a long relationship with companies and stakeholders initiated by the need to make education system efficient. This was confirmed when the Department  received  a  [ ... ]

Limpopo Department of Education: Human Resources Utilization and Capacity Development) with Wits University: Student Equity and Talent Management Unit (SETMU) staged the 9th Targeting Talent Annual Family Workshop at Bolivia Lodge in Polokwane.18/06/2015

The programme’s humble beginning started in 2007 with only three (3) Provinces (Limpopo, Mpumalanga and Gauteng) funded by Goldman Sachs Foundation. The selection criteria for participating in the p [ ... ]

Learners and Teachers Support material (LTSM) distribution strengthened21/05/2015

The Executive Management Committee (EMC) of the Limpopo Department of Education is firm on improving distribution of learners and teachers supporting material. The department is eager to make sure all [ ... ]


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Learners of Masungulo Primary  School in Elim area and Ozias Davhane High School in the Vhembe District benefited from Eyes for the World Project. The project entails testing childrens’ eyes and g [ ... ]

Premier Mathabatha and cabinet met the community of Xitlakati 13/05/2015

  The Premier, Mr Chupu Stanley Mathabatha and his cabinet met the community of Xitlakati in the Giyani Municipality during the Executive Council (EXCO) Imbizo outreach programme on the 8th May 2015 [ ... ]