National Policies

Access to Schools
    1. National Education Policy Act No. 27 Of 1996 – Admission Policy For Ordinary Public Schools (01 October 1998)
    2. ASIDI Disbursement, Professional and Management Fee Policy and Procedure (July 2015)
    3. Draft Policy on Rural Education (09 February 2018)
    4. Improving access to free and quality basic education to all (14 June 2003)
    5. National Policy on an Equitable Provision of an Enabling School Physical Teaching and Learning Environment (11 June 2010)
    6. Policy Document on Adult Basic Education and Training (12 December 2003)
    7. Policy on Learner Attendance (04 May 2010)
    8. Regulations relating to minimum uniform norms and standards for public school infrastructure (29 November 2013)
    9. Rights and Responsibilities of Parents, Learners and Public Schools: Public School Policy Guide 2005 (01 September 2006)
School Management
  1. Constitution of the Education Labour Relations Council (ELRC) Resolution No.3 of 1999 (14 October 1999)
  2. Constitution of the Education Labour Relations Council (ELRC) Resolution No.6 of 2000 (05 June 2000)
  3. Department of Basic Education Privacy Policy
  4. Draft Policy on Draft Regulations to Minimum Uniform Norms and Standards for PTDIS and DTDCS
  5. Draft Policy: National policy for the provision and management of Learning and Teaching Support Material (September 2014)
  6. Draft Policy: The incremental introduction of African languages in South African schools 2013
  7. Education Labour Relations Council (ELRC) – policy handbook for educators (02 August 2004)
  8. Integrated School Health Policy 2012
  9. Interim Policy for Early Childhood Development (01 July 1997)
  10. Language in Education Policy (14 July 1997)
  11. National Curriculum Statement (31 May 2002)
  12. National Education Information Policy (07 September 2003)
  13. National policy for determining school calendars for public schools in South Africa (January 2015)
  14. National Policy Framework for Teacher Education and Development in South Africa (26 April 2007)
  15. National Policy on Whole School Evaluation (01 July 2002)
  16. Policy for Determining School Calendar
  17. Policy on HIV, STIs and TB for Learners, Educators, School Support Staff and Officials in all Primary and Secondary Schools in Basic Education Sector (August 2017)
  18. Policy on the Organisation, Roles and Responsibilities of Education Districts (03 April 2013)
  19. Protocol for the management and reporting of Sexual Abuse and Harassment in Schools
  20. Protocol to Deal with Incidences of Corporal Punishments in Schools
School Funding
South African Schools Act No. 84 Of 1996 – Amended National Norms And Standards For School Funding (17 January 2014)
Curriculum and Assessment
  1. Amendments to National Policy pertaining to programme and promotion requirements of National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12, 2020 (Marine Science) (27 November 2020)
  2. Amendments to National Policy pertaining to programme and promotion requirements of National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12, 2020 (SASL) (9 September 2022)
  3. Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS)
  4. Draft Amended Policy pertaining to the Conduct, Administration and Management of the Senior Certificate (June 2015)
  5. Draft Policy on Rural Education (09 February 2018)
  6. Draft Policy on School Based Assessment (SBA) for Grade 10 – 12
  7. National policy for re-issue of national certificates (June 2018)
  8. National policy on the conduct, administration and management of the National Senior Certificate (02 June 2010)
  9. National policy pertaining to the programme and promotion requirements of the National Curriculum Statement (February 2021)
  10. National Protocol for Assessment
  11. Policy on Home Education (November 2018)
  12. Policy On The Conduct, Administration And Management Of The Annual National Assessment (ANA) (20 July 2015)
  13. Regulations pertaining the National Curriculum Statement Grades R- (12 February 2021)
  14. Regulations pertaining to the conduct, administration and management of assessment for the National Senior Certificate (02 June 2010)
  15. Résumé of subjects for the Senior Certificate, Report 550 (2017/08) (August 2017)
  16. The National Senior Certificate: A qualification at Level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) (02 June 2010)