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: 97
Latest Activity: on Friday

Discussion Forum

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

Can we achieve Miller Motala's vision for SA - of a winning national brand?

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Sifiso Mthembu Jan 19. 7 Replies

SANews has published an extremely interesting opinion piece by Brand SA CEO: Miller Matola.  The essence I take from the article is that countries are evaluated on their economic success and the effectiveness of use of their national human…Continue

Tags: skilled, force, labour, success, human

Parliament concerned over insufficient tertiary funding

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Petra Penninkhoff Jan 17. 2 Replies

15 Jan 2015While commending the Department of Higher Education and Training for increasing the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) allocation, the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training Mrs Yvonne Phosa has…Continue

Tags: vocational, technical, TVET, donors, distance

DHET urges students to verify accreditation of private colleges and universities

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Lynel Farrell Dec 12, 2014. 2 Replies reportThe Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has urged potential students to verify the accreditation of any private college or university before enrolling for studies. The department says citizens must ensure that…Continue

Tags: internet, programmes, registration, fraud, degrees

Ministerial Committee to Review PSET Colleges Funding Framework

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by sylvia hammond Oct 16, 2014. 2 Replies

The Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande has gazetted the appointment of a Ministerial Committee to review the funding framework for the various post-school education and training (PSET) college formats - existing and planned.The…Continue

Tags: colleges, framework, Nzimande, DHET, funding

DHET Deputy Minister Manana to attend Moscow International Education Salon

Started by sylvia hammond Oct 6, 2014. 0 Replies

News report from"The Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana, is to attend the Moscow International Education Salon this week.“The salon is an extensive international forum that will embrace leading innovation…Continue

Tags: People's, Friendship, best, practices, Manana

Policy Framework on Differentiation in the SA Post-school System - for comment

Started by sylvia hammond Sep 23, 2014. 0 Replies

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has issued a policy framework document for comment by 16 October 2014.  The document makes proposals on how a variety of university types could be planned, funded, and quality assured.This is…Continue

Tags: NQF, landscape, framework, HEQSF, level

Are youth at FET colleges being compromised by FOODBEV SETA administrative incompetence?

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by sylvia hammond Sep 18, 2014. 4 Replies

SETA performance has been an issue since they were incorporated and became active in 2000.  The then Minister of Labour Membathisi Mdladlana improved his powers under the Skills Development Act to deal with these administrative problems and some…Continue

Tags: SMME, training, education, sector, rights

Draft National Policy for Community Colleges - published for comment

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by sylvia hammond Jul 24, 2014. 11 Replies

Skills-universe members will remember that included in the White Paper for Post-school Education and Training there was a section dealing with Community Colleges.The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has gazetted a draft policy…Continue

Tags: integrated, adult, policy, White, Paper

Eight common mistakes that post-graduate students make

Started by Hannes Nel. Last reply by Hannes Nel Jul 22, 2014. 3 Replies

Many learners doing our course in educational research make more or less the same mistakes in their practical assignments. Furthermore, I often read the mini-scripts, scripts and thesis of post-graduate students, because I use them as references in…Continue


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