Further Education And Training

Student aid scheme clams up

Mystery surrounds the public funding agency's reasons for suspending its chief executive.

Blade’s promises are educational

The minister's budget-vote speech traversed competing priorities.

Streamlined Setas for better skills

Proposed changes to occupation-directed training suggest a multifaceted approach to improve its workplace relevance.

Education’s political nettles

Trevor Manuel's national development plan is clear on the problems but does it present workable solutions?

State ‘freezes out’ private skills providers

Illogical hurdles have been placed in the way of experienced providers of occupational training.

Motoring into the future

Business and industry have a more important role than ever to play in further education and training.

Unskilful handling of skills

Does the leadership of the education department properly comprehend the work Setas do?

Nehawu’s demands

Nehawu members from FET colleges in Gauteng handed a memorandum of demands to the national department of higher education and training.

Nzimande: New strategy for skills shortage

An economy "constrained by a severe lack of skills" was behind the launch of the third National Skills Development Strategy, said Blade Nzimande.

Policy delay leaves colleges in lurch

The lack of a finalised plan to professionalise the FET sector is holding vocational educators back, writes <b>Joy Papier</b>.

Nzimande: Setas key to skills development

It is "bizarre" to call for the scrapping of Setas, said Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande on Thursday.

FET in trouble: 30 of 50 are high risk

Major task ahead to resurrect the struggling Further Education and Training sector, writes <b>Jim Freeman</b>.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories