Education

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Basic Education, and Higher Education and Training.

FET Funding Norms and Standards to be Tweaked

Department of Higher Education and Training

Higher education and training minister Blade Nzimande has called for comment on the funding system for the new technical and vocational education and training colleges.

According to a notice in the Government Gazette (37970 / 775 of 5 September 2014) interested parties are invited to comment on the draft amendments to the present national norms and standards for funding further education and training colleges.

Higher Education Seeks Professional Graduates

Department of Higher Education and Training

Higher education and training minister Blade Nzimande says a regulatory framework, through which stakeholders can collaborate to produce more professional graduates, will be established.

In a written answer to a parliamentary question on whether adequate graduates are being produced to support the economy, the minister says the framework will enhance “interaction, coordination and collaboration between professional bodies, quality councils, industry, provincial and national government departments and higher education institutions”.

Chairperson Sought for Energy and Water SETA

Department of Higher Education and Training

The department of higher education and training is looking for an accounting authority chairperson for the Energy and Water SETA.

According to a notice in the Government Gazette (37967 / 690 of 2 September 2014) nominations are being invited from “interested and relevant parties in the energy and water sector”.