further education and training (FET) colleges

 
How can we meet our skills needs if we don't know what they are?
How can we meet our skills needs if we don't know what they are?
In April this year, the department of higher education and training released for public comment a government gazette titled the National Scarce...
FET colleges get an F for audits
FET colleges get an F for audits
Salary overpayments not recovered, no evidence that new positions and tenders were advertised and no supporting documentation for student...
Westcol Student: 'I'd study anywhere except here'
Westcol Student: 'I'd study anywhere except here'
"Anywhere but here," one student at the Amandelbult campus of the Western College for Further Education and Training replied to the Mail &...
Rural colleges need private boost
Rural colleges need private boost
Launching the white...
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. ...
Blade leaves FET graduates in lurch
Blade leaves FET graduates in lurch
Thousands of students are being blocked from furthering their studies or getting jobs because they have not received certificates confirming their...
RPL is paved with good intentions
RPL is paved with good intentions
It is good to hear that both the minister of higher education and the South African Qualifications Authority acknow­ledge that the "recognition of prior learning" (RPL) is an essential aspect of an integrated post-school education and training system and they are...
Millions need colleges that work
Millions need colleges that work
How will our post-school institutions, in particular further education and training (FET) colleges, meet the aspirations of those who see education...
Making public colleges effective
Making public colleges effective
One of the worst things that can happen to a student is to drop out of school between grades 10 and 12," a study this year on further education...
KZN students' discontent just the tip of the iceberg
KZN students' discontent just the tip of the iceberg
Students' demands this week for the complete overhaul of the management of the Coastal KwaZulu-Natal Further Education and Training (FET) College...
Student aid scheme clams up
Student aid scheme clams up
The chairperson of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme of South Africa (Nsfas) this week demanded that the Mail & Guardian stop...
Blade's promises are educational
Blade's promises are educational
There were five new promises, one dismaying revelation and a politically centred education conundrum in Higher Education and Training Minister...

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