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The Limpopo Department of Education has a head office situated in Polokwane, the heart of Limpopo Province. It consists of ten (10) District
Offices and 134 Circuit Offices. It has approximately 4015 public ordinary schools, accommodating over 1 400 000 learners. The Head office consists of 4 branches headed by Deputy Director Generals, 12 Chief Directorates headed by Chief Directors and 33 Directorates headed by Directors. The ten (10) Districts are headed by Directors.


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