Setas

 
Seta chief ‘is player and referee’
Seta chief ‘is player and referee’
The mining qualifications sectional educational and training authority (Seta) is facing claims of tender irregularity, conflicts of interest and...
Adults need customised education
Adults need customised education
Wow, all our cries have been heard!" I thought after first reading the green paper on post-school education and training that Higher Education and...
Business training: three blind mice lead the mischief
Business training: three blind mice lead the mischief
Sean Archer's informative article on skills was unusual in that it looked at education in relation to our needs, as opposed to our wants, and so...
Planning for skills -- again
Planning for skills -- again
Further education and training (FET) colleges must become the drivers of skills development, according to the National Planning Commission's...
Setas must fight corruption, says Nzimande
Setas must fight corruption, says Nzimande
Sector Education and Training Authority (Seta) chairs must act against corruption in their organisations, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande...
In a worse state than we think
In a worse state than we think
Without a sound education system a nation cannot prosper. But there is also a strong moral imperative to ensure that quality education is available...
Making Setas his business
Making Setas his business
The debate on Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande's actions against the Services Seta has diverted attention from a more...
Blade fights for control of Seta 'spaza shops'
Blade fights for control of Seta 'spaza shops'
Blade Nzimande has serial legal battles to fight if he is to secure his recent radical overhaul of the skills sector. But many trade unionists and...
Turning the screws
Turning the screws
There's a scene early in the 1995 movie Independence Day when a vast shadow settles over New York and its citizens stare up in horror at...
Skills plan puts Setas in hot seat
Skills plan puts Setas in hot seat
The change in tone and direction signalled by NSDSIII, the recently announced third phase of the National Skills Development Strategy, is encouraging. However, the concern expressed by some Setas about the time needed for considered planning and implementation should not be ignored....
There's skill in a clever plan
There's skill in a clever plan
"We're thrilled," enthused Cheryl James, of the financial services sector education and training authority (Fasset), in a response shared widely...
"Still in chains", says black honours graduate
"Still in chains", says black honours graduate
A graduate from one of South Africa's top universities has written a scathing open letter to Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade...

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