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DBE Shines Light on Multiple Examination Option

Department of Basic Education

Proposed amendments to the National Policy Pertaining to the Conduct, Administration and Management of the National Senior Certificate Examination have been published for comment.

Published in Government Gazette 41240, the draft amendments seek to include pre-conditions for multiple examination option (MEO) into the policy.

Policy on PSET Central Application Service Drawn Up

Department of Higher Education and Training

A policy designed to provide a single, affordable, easy to understand application process for the Post School Education and Training (PSET) Sector has been published in Government Gazette 41226.

The Policy for the Post-School Education and Training Central Application Service outlines how the PSET Central Application Service (CAS) is to be set up and the governance structures and operational rules that will maintain it.

Draft Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill Released for Comment

Department of Basic Education

A draft bill that seeks to increase the penalty from six months to six years imprisonment for parents that prevent their children from attending school has been published for comment.

The Draft Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill was published in Government Gazette 41178.

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