Blade Nzimande

 
Blade Nzimande: EFF, academics are using #FeesMustFall protests for their own ends
Blade Nzimande: EFF, academics are using #FeesMustFall protests for their own ends
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and individuals from Rustenburg's platinum belt are using the Fees Must Fall student protests to push...
15 TVET colleges shut down over unresolved issues with higher education department
15 TVET colleges shut down over unresolved issues with higher education department
Protesting students shut down about 15 of the 50 public technical and vocational education and training colleges (TVET) today as a result of a host...
​Increasing student aid includes rethinking curriculums
​Increasing student aid includes rethinking curriculums
COMMENTWhile most of us were enjoying a break from a challenging year, a significant Government Gazette was issued calling...
Nzimande: 75% of students won’t experience fee increases in 2017
Nzimande: 75% of students won’t experience fee increases in 2017
Most tertiary education students will not have to pay fee increases in 2017, according to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande.
Letters to the editor: January 6 to 12 2017
Letters to the editor: January 6 to 12 2017
Each year those of us in the private sector who deal with the intricacies of policy development and delivery look forward to reading the Mail &...
​Blade’s puzzle: How to identify ‘missing middle’ students
​Blade’s puzzle: How to identify ‘missing middle’ students
The government is planning to scrutinise the income tax and financial records of families earning up to R600 000 in a bid to determine the number...
Tensions simmer over first-year university enrolments for 2017
Tensions simmer over first-year university enrolments for 2017
The South African Students Congress (Sasco) has warned that students will revolt if the department of higher education and training reduces...
​Missing middle students add to universities debt load
​Missing middle students add to universities debt load
Universities have expressed fears that debt will spiral out of control after the department of higher education requested that they allow
Blade reads the riot act to Unizulu
Blade reads the riot act to Unizulu
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande wants the chairperson of the council of the embattled University of Zululand to tell him why he should not...
Vice-chancellors want free tuition for poor students in 2017
Vice-chancellors want free tuition for poor students in 2017
The country’s 26 vice-chancellors say that the government should provide free higher education to poor students from January.
WATCH: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan presents mini-budget speech #MTBPS2016
WATCH: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan presents mini-budget speech #MTBPS2016
Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will be tabling the Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement (#MTBPS2016) in Parliament, Cape Town. Watch the livestream...

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