Mary Metcalfe

 
Improved annual national assessment results impossible, say academics
Improved annual national assessment results impossible, say academics
Education experts have raised a red flag over this week's celebrated annual national assessments results, saying that vast improvements of this...
All eyes fixed on Limpopo textbook report
All eyes fixed on Limpopo textbook report
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Simphiwe Dana sings praises of stokvel
Simphiwe Dana sings praises of stokvel
Afro-jazz musician Simphiwe Dana has a novel idea for drawing young professionals into fixing the ailing state school system -- a black education...
Blade's axe in free fall
Blade's axe in free fall
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande's apparent belief that his officials are ganging up on him has claimed a second victim to director general...
Nzimande, Metcalfe to part ways
Nzimande, Metcalfe to part ways
Higher education and training department Director General Mary Metcalfe is to leave the department.
Nzimande: “Season of summits over -- it's time to act”
Nzimande: “Season of summits over -- it's time to act”
"I want to declare now the end of the season of summits," said Blade Nzimande in his closing address on Friday to the skills summit in Gauteng.
Mistakes we cannot make again
Mistakes we cannot make again
The creation of the department of higher education and training (DHET) provides a unique opportunity to address the skills challenges in South...
Declaration: embracing the opportunity
Declaration: embracing the opportunity
This summit recognises this extraordinary opportunity for a re-examination of our understanding of the post-apartheid South African university, 15...
No money for more students
No money for more students
Although Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has publicly announced plans to grow the further education and training (FET)...
Metcalfe appointed higher education DG
Metcalfe appointed higher education DG
Mary Metcalfe, former Gauteng education minister and, until recently, Wits University's head of education has been appointed director general in...
Metcalfe named new DG in Higher Education Department
Metcalfe named new DG in Higher Education Department
The Cabinet has approved the appointment of Mary Metcalfe as Director General in Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande's department....
Student protest ends classes in Tshwane
Student protest ends classes in Tshwane
Classes at all the Tshwane University of Technology's (TUT) campuses were suspended amid student protests on Tuesday, authorities said.

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