Department of Higher Education and Training

 
Gordhan to meet fees commission
Gordhan to meet fees commission
The fees commission has invited Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to present testimony before it in a bid to learn from him “if there is enough...
Industry has a major role to play in skills development
Industry has a major role to play in skills development
It has become almost trite in South Africa that, each year, as the academic calendar commences, student strikes become the dominant feature because...
Blade: Don't call me, follow protocol
Blade: Don't call me, follow protocol
If you are a university dean or a college professor you may not communicate directly with Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande....
Blade's office tells student protestors to march on the JSE
Blade's office tells student protestors to march on the JSE
A group of students attempting to occupy the minister for higher education and training's office in Pretoria to hand over a memorandum of...
Varsities too full to function
Varsities too full to function
The first-year psychology class at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) was so big last year, some students had to sit on the floor.
Northern Cape university opens doors in Kimberley
Northern Cape university opens doors in Kimberley
Against a backdrop of scepticism about the viability of a university in the sparsely populated Northern Cape, students and staff at the brand-new...
There's a sharp edge to Blade's plans
There's a sharp edge to Blade's plans
Responding to the recently released white paper on post-school education and training, David Macfarlane and Victoria John provided an interesting...
Turning around the FET colleges
Turning around the FET colleges
Improving the quality of teaching and learning at further education and training (FET) colleges is one of the government's priorities. ...
Walter Sisulu University: Administrator to continue
Walter Sisulu University: Administrator to continue
The university has had to close its academic...
Higher education department wants to dispel distrust
Higher education department wants to dispel distrust
Chief Mabizela, who is chief director of higher education policy at the department, told a discussion forum at the University of Johannesburg (UJ)...
Nzimande calls on Hawks to investigate NWU drowning
Nzimande calls on Hawks to investigate NWU drowning
First-year student Thabang Makhoang drowned at the North West University’s (NWU) Potchefstroom campus last year.
May I suggest, Deputy Minister
May I suggest, Deputy Minister
Dear Mduduzi Manana,

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