Education

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Priorities Set Down for Qualifications Framework

Department of Higher Education and Training

Higher education and training minister Blade Nzimande has published his latest guidelines on strategies and priorities for the national qualifications framework (NQF).

The guidelines, annually issued in terms of the NQF Act, were published in the Government Gazette (38123 / 809 of 24 October 2014) and are issued to give direction to the work of the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and the quality councils (QCs).

New Trades and Occupations Council Sought

Department of Higher Education and Training

Higher education and training minister Blade Nzimande has to appoint a new Quality Council for Trades and Occupations and is calling for nominations.

According to notice 818 in Government Gazette 38114 of 17 October 2014, a new chairperson and council have to be appointed before 1 April 2015 when the council’s new term begins.

Higher Education Prioritises Teacher Training

Department of Higher Education and Training

Eastern Cape, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal can be getting more teacher training sites.

Higher education and training minister Blade Nzimande, in a reply to a parliamentary question in this regard, says there is a need for further expansion in the three provinces.

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