SAQA welcomes NQF Amendment Bill  

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) has commended the role players who have worked to get the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Amendment Bill through Parliamentary processes. Click the following link for the full story: https://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/717/189860.html

Minister of Higher Education Naledi Pandor recently received her Ph.D. from the University of Pretoria.

Listen to a full voice interview here:
http://www.capetalk.co.za/articles/345756/listen-naledi-pandor-i-didn-t-want-to-be-treated-differently-from-any-student?fbclid=IwAR024aJFzEzCMTnSDbCDJ5TIe4-LW3drokr2i0AqPKIki_8mCqB9FRzOD00

Call for papers – DHET 2019 Research Colloquium  DHET and associated entities – ie: 21 SETAs, 3 Quality Councils (CHE, Umalusi, QCTO), SAQA and NSFAS are planning a research colloquium for the 18th & 19th September 2019, in Gauteng, at a venue to be confirmed. The deadline for paper submission is the 19th May 2019. “The aim of the 2019 Research Colloquium is to provide a platform for researchers to share new and emerging research on the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). This topic was proposed because of its growing significance in the Post-School Education and Training (PSET) landscape.  For further details, please follow this link: https://www.skills-universe.com/groups/4th-industrial-revolution/forum/topic/call-for-papers-dhet-2019-research-colloquium/?shared

#FeesMustFall elite rewarded but higher education is still not free 
Subsequent to the #Feesmustfall movement, outcomes are starting to be revealed. Please read further here:
https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/opinion/columnists/2019-04-23-feesmustfall-elite-rewarded-but-higher-education-is-still-not-free/

http://www.dhet.gov.za/SiteAssets/Latest%20News/2017/October%202017/Release%20of%20the%20Report%20of%20Commission%20of%20Inquiry%20into%20the%20Feasibility%20of%20Making%20High%20Education%20and%20Training.pdf

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