FET colleges

 
Excellence in Teaching Physical Science (FET)
Excellence in Teaching Physical Science (FET)
Mfanafuthi Nkosi is a trained geologist, but before he could get any firm job offers he discovered that teaching is where his heart lies. “I...
Exploring FETs and TVETs as viable alternatives
Exploring FETs and TVETs as viable alternatives
Our university system is burdened with thousands of applications every year by matriculants hoping to better their lives through tertiary education. The truth of the matter is that South Africa’s 26 universities can’t accommodate 300 000 matriculants each year. Our universities are...
Blade looks to university campuses to house community-based colleges
Blade looks to university campuses to house community-based colleges
The department is looking at placing the colleges, which would target an estimated 18-million unskilled and without matric adults, at existing...
Blade defends colleges against complaints from private sector
Blade defends colleges against complaints from private sector
Higher education and training minister...
College students still waiting on their living allowances
College students still waiting on their living allowances
Twelve Further Education and Training (FET) college students in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, were placed in a state learnership in January – but to...
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,...
Limpopo officials warn matrics of bogus FET colleges
Limpopo officials warn matrics of bogus FET colleges
The Limpopo education department has urged matriculants to ensure the institutions where they wanted to study were registered, to avoid being...
Leaks and delayed results mar FET sector
Leaks and delayed results mar FET sector
A three-week delay in the release of certain exam results at further education and training (FET) colleges has angered students and damaged their...
Bara nursing college closed indefinitely
Bara nursing college closed indefinitely
Health MEC Hope Papo said on Wednesday students were expected to vacate the college by Wednesday afternoon. The closure of the college follows a...
Match policy with reality and young people stand a chance
Match policy with reality and young people stand a chance
One of the most widely quoted reports of the Centre for Higher Education Transformation in Cape Town is Responding to the Educational Needs of...

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