APPETD was established in 1997 as an alliance of the Association of Private Colleges of South Africa (APCSA), Association of Private Distance Colleges (APDEC), Association of Technical Providers (ATP), and INPROV. APPETD has a profound understanding of the different forms of education provisioning in South Africa. APPETD renders services that are specifically aimed at the needs and interests of its members and private providers as a whole. The specific needs include face to face, distance learning, Adult Basic Education (ABET), Early childhood Development (ECD), and Health Education.
Latest News from APPETD
Update on HE News
Herewith please find a summary of news for our Higher Education providers. The February edition is available for easy download from the APPETD website.
The White Paper on Post School Education & Training
The purpose of the White Paper is to communicate government's focus and priorities between now and 2030. It will therefore shape future government strategies and operational plans for the post school system (e.g. NSDS IV). An operational plan to match the White Paper is to expected to follow later this year.
Task Team: Input from all private Higher Education providers for APPETD submission to DHET (Deadline 27 Jan 2014)
With reference to the letter received from the DHET, Dr. Diane Parker, Acting DDG: University Education, we at APPETD established a Task Team to ensure that APPETD submit a report that will be indicative of the areas in the Act that is of concern to the private providers within the higher education sector. This team will be posting information on the website: www.appetd.org.za discussion forum to assist with understanding the implications of the Act on HE providers as it currently stands.
Latest Events, Workshops and Important Dates
Important Dates for February 2014
21 February 2014: Closing date for contributions re the HE Act Review27 February 2014: DHET Meeting at UNISA focus on private Higher Education Providers.
Vacancy: Junior AdministratorThe Junior administrator main job:
- Reception duties including answering phone
- Assits with admininstrative duties for projects and membership applications