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Higher Education Amendment Act

Our reading list just seems to keep growing - and here is another important document. The Higher Education Amendment Act has some interesti…

Started by sylvia hammond

2 Feb 6
Reply by Lynel Farrell

Basic Education appeal action against decision to release results in paper leak case

Any thoughts that 2017 would bring a more peaceful year in the world of education and training are already fading. has issued c…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Jan 16

DHET request for comments on proposed funding model for missing middle students

Following the posting on progress being made by the fees commission, still available on this link:, the Department of…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Dec 24, 2016

Higher Education Task Team Progess on funding and "missing middle" support

Progress has been made by the Ministerial Task Team appointed by Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande to develop a support…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Nov 9, 2016

Blanket Extension for Students with Tertiary Institution Study Visas

The Department of Home Affairs has granted a blanket extension until 31 March 2017 on all visas issued for the purpose of studies at tertia…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Nov 7, 2016

Interim Report of Commission of Higher Education & Training received by Presidency

03 November 2016   President Jacob Zuma has received the Interim Report of the Commission into the Feasibility of Fee-Free Higher Education…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Nov 3, 2016

President appoints Task Team to assist DHET to normalise higher education

11 October 2016  President Jacob Zuma has established a Ministerial Task Team to assist the Minister of Higher Education and Training to no…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Oct 11, 2016

UNESCO report identifies teaching in home language beneficial to learning

The UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM) Policy Paper 24 has been released - timed with International Mother Language Day yester…

Started by sylvia hammond

3 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Zerelde Uys

UNESCO International Literacy Award for Kha ri Gude programme

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has been awarded a UNESCO International Literacy Award for its Kha Ri Gude mass literacy campaign.…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Sep 14, 2016

Request for comments on the Higher Education Amendment Bill

This amendment bill deals with a lot of the issues that skills-universe members have discussed over the years.  Recently, the Constitutiona…

Started by sylvia hammond

2 Sep 6, 2016
Reply by sylvia hammond


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