As a SCHOOL GOVERNING BODY MEMBER: I promise to:

 

  • • promote the best interests of the school and strive to ensure its development;
  • • strive to ensure the provision of quality education for all learners at the school;
  • • take all reasonable steps to ensure that stakeholders at the school are involved  with the activities of the school;
  • • take all reasonable steps to ensure that the school funds and assets are administered within good business practice;
  • • support the principal, educators and other staff of the school in the performance of their professional functions;
  • • conduct myself in accordance with the obligation placed on me to stand in a position of trust towards the school and my fellow governors;
  • • at all times to act in the best interest of the 

 

Be part of the National School Governing Body (SGB) election in March 2024 and take charge of your child's education. Parents or legal guardians of learners at public schools must actively participate during these SGB election to democratically elect their representative.   

 

Signed SGB Election Regulations Published notice 459 of 2023 Calling for Public Comments (28 October 2023)

 

2024 SGB Election: DID YOU KNOW

 

NCDOE Electoral Officers Contact Details

Government Gazette: The 2021 School Governing Body Elections

 

Notice no 511 SGB Elections Regulations, 19 February 2024 - English

 

SGB elections pamphlet - Afrikaans

SGB elections pamphlet - English

SGB pamphlet pamphlet - isiXhosa

SGB pamphlet pamphlet - Setswana

 

Advise to Parents

DBE: Guidelines for schools on maintaining hygiene

DBE: Operation procedure for Covid-19

Final advise for opening schools

 

Standard Operating Procedures (SOP): Managing the due process for governors in Public Schools

SGB Code of Conduct flyer- Afrikaans

SGB Code of Conduct flyer - English

SGB Code of Conduct flyer - isiXhosa

SGB Code of Conduct flyer- Setswana

 

Governors Code of Conduct for Public Comments

Memo: Rational to review Governors Code of Conduct

 

FINANCE TIPS IN AFRIKAANS

FINANCE TIPS IN ENGLISH

FINANCE TIPS IN SETSWANA

 

Circular number: 05/2019, Authority to Temporarily close schools

Notice issued in terms of section 16(4), (5) and (6) of the South African Schools Act 84/1996

 

School Governing Body

 

All school principals are requested to administer the 2016 SGB Functionality Tools in a formal SGB meeting convened by the SGB Chairperson; All Circuit Managers are requested to verify (by looking at the evidence) the SGB Functionality Tools of all schools within their respective Circuits and to submit verified SGB Functionality Tools of their respective Circuits to their District IMGD Offices;

 

CIRCULAR ON ANNUAL SGB POLICY REVIEW

2016 SGB FUNCTIONALITY TOOL LETTER

2016 SGB FUNCTIONALITY TOOL

ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR FOR SCHOOL GOVERNORS

MONITORING TOOL FOR DRAFT BUDGET PROCESS

PREPARATIONS FOR THE ANNUAL BUDGET OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS

FINANCE DIRECTIVE PRESCRIBED FORMS

FINANCIAL DIRECTIVES FOR SCHOOLS

 

SGB LEGISLATIVE COMPLIANCE ACTIVITIES

 

All School Governing Bodies are requested to adhere to the compliance activities

 

SGB LEGISLATIVE COMPLIANCE ACTIVITIES

SGB ELECTION REGULATIONS DATA FORM ANNEXURES B

RESOLUTION TO CHARGE SCHOOL FEES

SGB AND SCHOOL MANAGEMENT TEAM ACTIVITIES EMANATING FROM LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK

 

In terms of SASA Section 20 (3) "The governing body may join a voluntary association representing governing bodies of public schools". The Amended National Norms and Standards for School Funding have been Gazetted to cover the:

 

Recognition of a voluntary association representing governing bodies of public schools for purpose of funding;

Funding to school governing bodies as a contribution towards payment of subscription fees to a recognized voluntary association representing governing bodies of public schools; and

Funding to school governing body associations for capacity building.

 

Governing Bodies not yet affiliated should discuss this matter, note the decision and in writing inform the voluntary association of their choice. This letter confirming membership must be signed by the SGB Chairperson.

 

RECOGNIZING SGB ASSOCIATION

SGB ASSOCIATIONS

 

SCHOOL GOVERNING PROFORMA

 

Admission Policy ProForma

Amended Learner Code of Conduct Policy ProForma

CIRCULAR ON ANNUAL SGB POLICY REVIEW

DBE CIRCULAR ON LEARNER ADMISSION OF NON CITIZEN AT SCHOOL

EMERGENCY PLAN  PROCEDURES

Final SCHOOL SAFETY POLICY EXAMPLE

Language Policy ProForna

ProForma Finance Policy 

SGB Constitution Proforma

 

SUBMISSION OF SASAMS SCHOOL GOVERNANCE DATA

DBE SASAMS GOVERNANCE INFORMATION

INDUCTION TRAINING OF THE 2019 COHORT OF NEWLY APPOINTED SCHOOL MANAGEMENT TEAM MEMBERS

 

Documents to manage learner serious misconduct incidents

 

Circular 74 of 2009 and the Provincial Notice 10 of 2007 attached

Checklist to manage recommendation for expulsion

School Safety Checklist

Pro forma Code of Conduct for Learners

DBE Example of a Code of Conduct

SASA Guidelines to assist in developing Code of Conduct for Learners

Pro forma Charge sheet with response 

Pro forma Notice of Disciplinary Hearing

Presentation to assist in understanding managing learner serious misconduct

School Safety Presentation