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: 91
Latest Activity: Aug 11

Discussion Forum

Draft National Policy for Community Colleges - published for comment

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by sylvia hammond Jul 24. 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. 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

Do we really need to produce more than 100 doctoral graduates per million?

Started by Hannes Nel. Last reply by Hannes Nel Jul 16. 36 Replies

I am reading the National Development Plan for the second time, with the intent of preparing a strategic framework for private providers. We need such a framework if private learning institutions are to provide full support to the achievement of the…Continue

Tags: knowledge, strategic, framework, skills, workplace

Proposed National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Articulation Policy - published for comment

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Wilmos T Mafuse Jul 9. 10 Replies

Many skills-universe members have raised problems experienced by learners in articulation between qualifications and institutions.  Now we have the chance to make constructive comment.  As we know, in order for the post-school education and training…Continue

Tags: sub-framework, training, policy, ministerial, committee

DHET report on Post-school System, Artisans, and South African Students Studying Overseas

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Des Squire Jun 30. 3 Replies

Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana delivered the response to President Zuma's State of the Nation Address (SONA), and it was packed with interesting information - some previously known - some not.  In the opening…Continue

Tags: maritime, human, science, veterinary, Manana

Mmabatho College of Nursing expected to resume next week

Started by sylvia hammond Jun 17. 0 Replies

The following is a report on the opening of this nursing college.  An earlier report indicated that students had problems with the clinical aspects of the programme and were unwilling to work night shifts.The following questions then may be asked:To…Continue

Tags: examinations, academic, work, ethic, transport

National Youth Development Agency launch Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund

Started by sylvia hammond Jun 13. 0 Replies

Every year, hundreds of young people have to fight financial battles just to get a place at higher education institutions. Some give up on their dreams of having a career simply because they cannot afford steep study fees. But the new Solomon…Continue

Tags: development, youth, agency, NSC, senior

SA students selected for Swedish post-grad scholarship programme

Started by sylvia hammond May 13. 0 Replies

Ten South African students have been selected for a Swedish post-graduate scholarship programme.The group will be travelling to Sweden to start their studies in August 2014 to pursue their Masters Studies in a wide range of fields, including…Continue

DHET launches Vhembe Skills Development Project to create jobs

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Moira De Roche May 2. 1 Reply

Higher Education and Training Minister (DHET) Blade Nzimande on 30 April 2014 launched the Vhembe Skills Development Project which focuses on creating jobs and alleviating poverty.Speaking at the launch at Makhuvha Stadium in the Vhembe District in…Continue

Tags: Letaba, Limpopo, TVET, colleges, Medunsa


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