Further Education And Training

A humble helping hand in the NSA

'Ultimately, we're stronger when we have one common vision'

Postgraduate opportunities

There are several bursary opportunities still available

How can we meet our skills needs if we don’t know what they are?

The state’s ‘scarcity list’ is misleading, its analysis faulty and its data selective and in parts wrong.

FET colleges get an F for audits

Principals have been given a year to fix their severely flawed administrative systems.

Westcol Student: ‘I’d study anywhere except here’

The plight of a Limpopo technical college is no exception, experts say "many are unable to cope".

Rural colleges need private boost

Revamping vocational training will achieve little in rural areas unless it is linked to job creation.

Turning around the FET colleges

Recently reported problems with the issuing of certificates are being sorted out.

Blade leaves FET graduates in lurch

Angry students say the higher education department's failure to issue qualification certificates is blighting their futures.

RPL is paved with good intentions

What has become of this policy, which aims to offer a second chance at education success?

Millions need colleges that work

They are the only hope for further education and training for those who cannot go to university.

Making public colleges effective

Support for students on many levels is needed to improve South Africa's many colleges.

KZN students’ discontent just the tip of the iceberg

Unrest over poor governance and management at FET colleges is growing.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income