Basic and Higher Education


Basic and Higher Education

For skills-universe members to share information and discuss issues on Basic and Higher Education

Location: South Africa
Members: 76
Latest Activity: Sep 14

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UNESCO International Literacy Award for Kha ri Gude programme

Started by sylvia hammond Sep 14. 0 Replies

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has been awarded a UNESCO International Literacy Award for its Kha Ri Gude mass literacy campaign. The department received the 2016 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy at a ceremony in Paris on Thursday, 8…Continue

Tags: campaign, education, basic, mass, UNESCO

Request for comments on the Higher Education Amendment Bill

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by sylvia hammond Sep 6. 2 Replies

This amendment bill deals with a lot of the issues that skills-universe members have discussed over the years.  Recently, the Constitutional Court decided that a number of key pieces of legislation had not been fully consulted, and that the public…Continue

Tags: prior, recognition, diplomas, learning, certificates

Consultations on higher education fee increases continuing

Started by sylvia hammond Aug 21. 0 Replies

Report Issued by: The Presidency, Pretoria The Presidency has noted media reports with regards to university fee increases for 2017.Consultations within government and with stakeholders in the higher education sector are still taking place as…Continue

Tags: inquiry, commission, training, minister, Nzimande

Minister postpones announcement on fee structure

Started by sylvia hammond Aug 12. 0 Replies

Minister Nzimande has postponed his announcement about fee increases, which is quite understandable since he only received the report from the Council on Higher Education yesterday. So he is postponing the decision for further consultation with…Continue

Tags: Minister, Nzimande, consultation, stakeholders, year


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