department of higher education and training (DHET)

 
Déjà VUT: Nzimande appoints another administrator at embattled university
Déjà VUT: Nzimande appoints another administrator at embattled university
Blade Nzimande — the minister of higher education and training, science and technology — has appointed former University of Johannesburg vice-chancellor, Professor Ihron Rensburg, as an administrator at the Vaal University of Technology....
Strike called off as Unisa, SRC reach an agreement
Strike called off as Unisa, SRC reach an agreement
The University of South Africa (Unisa) management and its student representative council (SRC) signed an agreement on Saturday that will see the
The business of fake science
The business of fake science
Predatory journals are scamming academics around the globe.
Committee to monitor UniZulu 'until it is fully functional'
Committee to monitor UniZulu 'until it is fully functional'
The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education has committed itself to closely oversee the running of the University of Zululand (UniZulu), in Richards Bay, "until it is fully...
Thousands seek last-minute places at universities and colleges
Thousands seek last-minute places at universities and colleges
The education department's Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) online system was running full steam on Monday with thousands of prospective...
Universities' body discourages walk-ins
Universities' body discourages walk-ins
With a few weeks to go before the start of the academic calendar at universities tempers are already flaring in the sector.
Adult education fails its teachers
Adult education fails its teachers
On the outskirts of Mitchell’s Plain in the Western Cape a night school will next month shut its doors after 48 years, because its funding has...
Funding woes hobble higher education department
Funding woes hobble higher education department
Five years after it was created, minister Blade Nzimande’s higher education and training department is running without enough staff and has a...
Blade launches white paper to meet needs of 'neets'
Blade launches white paper to meet needs of 'neets'
Against a chilling backdrop of millions of 15- to 24-year-olds who are not in employment, education or training – the so called "neets" – Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande unveiled an ambitious new multiyear plan to address this problem,...
Will Blade's Mr Fixit rescue varsity?
Will Blade's Mr Fixit rescue varsity?
Placing Walter Sisulu University (WSU) under administration this week, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande drew on another university already...
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...

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