Post-school Education & Training - including TVET


Post-school Education & Training - including TVET

For discussions by members on the Green Paper launched by Department of Higher Education and Training & debate on the proposals for a comprehensive post-school education and training system

Location: South Africa
Members: 103
Latest Activity: Sep 14

Discussion Forum

Transfer of Agricultural and Nursing Colleges to DHET

Started by sylvia hammond Sep 14. 0 Replies

Recently the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) reported to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training (PPC HET) on the progress of moving the Agricultural and Nursing colleges across to DHET.The…Continue

Tags: assurance, standards, quality, training, migrating

Competition: TVET for the 21st Century in Africa

Started by sylvia hammond Aug 22. 0 Replies

"The African Union Commission is launching a competition to uncover the 20 most promising models in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for the 21st century: Technical and Vocational Education that provides needed skills for Africa’s…Continue

Tags: developing, skills, economies, partnership, USAID

Deputy President Ramaphosa responds in Parliament on the TVET college adoption programme

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by tommy john salem Aug 13. 4 Replies

To all skills-universe members: the following question was one of a number posed to Deputy President Ramaphosa.  As the response indicates, we all need to work together and the results will affect all of us in some way or another.So please give your…Continue

Tags: capacity, management, companies, programme, graduates

DHET Minister appoints new Chairperson of National Student Financial Aid Scheme - NSFAS

Started by sylvia hammond Aug 5. 0 Replies

For members who may have missed this announcement from report issued by - we do hope that Sizwe can truly help Minister Nzimande in improving control of NSFAS."Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has announced the…Continue

Tags: training, education, Sizwe, Nxasana, Nzimande

Communications Minister warns against unaccredited training for set top box installation

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by sylvia hammond Jul 7. 1 Reply

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has warned the public about bogus training centres which purport to offer short courses on Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) set-top box installation.“I call on people to refrain from attending courses…Continue

Tags: unaccredited, training, courses, DoL, department

Minister Nzimande: SETAs will probably be reformed - not "ditched" altogether

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Steve Short May 18. 15 Replies

"We do not believe that the solution is to throw the baby out with the bathwater. We are not going to ditch them but we have a lot to do!"Speaking at a media briefing Minister Nzimande accompanied by his department explained that there have been a…Continue

Tags: skills, Nzimande, council, scrapping, planning

Draft Policy for Comment - Adult Education Qualifications & Evaluation Foreign Qualifications

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Steve Short Apr 3. 1 Reply

To all skills-universe membersPlease see attached two documents published in the Government Gazette by the Department of Higher Education and Training - for your comment and input.So if your long weekend catch-up reading list can stand two…Continue

Tags: criteria, evaluation, community, SAQA, comment

Nine Community Education and Training Colleges Established & Staff Transferred to DHET

Started by sylvia hammond Apr 2. 0 Replies

The 1st of April has seen the official establishment of nine Community Education and Training Colleges (CETCs), which will enable the merger of existing public adult learning centres into community colleges.This follows last month’s approval of the…Continue

Tags: function, school, youth, shift, nine

NSFAS support for students with disabilities shows results in numbers enrolled and graduating

Started by sylvia hammond Mar 22. 0 Replies

 Khaye Nkwanyana the Department of Higher Education and Training spokesperson has issued a statement the following statistics on progress towards increasing the number of students with disabilities in the post-education and training system (PSET).…Continue

Tags: commission, ministerial, post-school, education, HEMIS

Higher Education & Training department pleased with Technical and Vocational college registrations

Started by sylvia hammond Feb 24. 0 Replies

Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana says the department is pleased with the uptake of learners in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) system. Deputy Minister Manana was speaking to students at…Continue

Tags: training, colleges, vocational, education, economy


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