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Registration Rules for Private Colleges Drawn Up

Department of Higher Education and Training

New rules for the registration of private universities and colleges have been published in the Government Gazette.

Higher education and training minister Blade Nzimande has called for comment on the draft amendment regulations for the registration of private higher education institutions in the Gazette of 31 October 2014 (38128 / 921).

Master of Engineering Standard Drawn Up

Engineering Council of South Africa

The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) has called for comment on a qualification standard designed to fill the gap between a technologist and an engineer.

The ECSA regulates the engineering profession in terms of the Engineering Profession Act of 2000. It is also responsible for accrediting engineering programmes.

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).

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