It is the mandate of the Standing Committee on Education to facilitate public participation, monitoring and oversight function over the legislative processes relating to portfolio under this committee; confer with relevant governmental and civil society organs on matters relevant to this committee; exercise compliance and performance oversight over the relevant departments falls within this committee; scrutinize and interrogate annual reports, budget votes of departments falling within this committee; enhance and develop the capacity of its Members to exercise effective oversight over the Executive Authority in education; monitor whether the Western Cape Education Department fulfil their mandate; and responsible for the consideration of provincial bills and NCOP (76 Bills).
The Western Cape Education Department reports to this committee.
|Hon Deidré Baartman (DA)|
|Hon Wendy Philander (DA)||Hon Khalid Sayed (ANC)||Hon Ferlon Christians (ACDP)||
|Hon Andricus van der Westhuizen (DA)||Hon Lorraine Botha (DA)||Hon Dan Plato (DA)||Hon Mesuli Kama (ANC)|
|Hon Beverley Schäfer (DA)||Hon Ricardo Mackenzie (DA)||Hon Nosipho Makamba-Botya (EFF)||Hon Galil Brinkhuis