technical and vocational education and training (TVET) colleges

 
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...
University is not right for everyone
University is not right for everyone
South Africa’s higher education system has adequate space to accommodate people coming out of the basic education sector, but they are not...
Pass rate says little about schooling
Pass rate says little about schooling
The frenzied debates in January each year that follow the release of the matric results attest to the nation’s passion for education and our...
NSFAS receives 400 000 new funding applications
NSFAS receives 400 000 new funding applications
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received more than 400 000 new funding applications for its 2019 cycle, Higher Education...
Pattern of wasteful expenditure as audit regression increases
Pattern of wasteful expenditure as audit regression increases
According to Auditor General Kimi Makwetu, audit results for national and provincial government departments and their entities have regressed...
TVET gets a much-needed boost
TVET gets a much-needed boost
The Nelson Mandela University’s advanced diploma in technical and vocational teaching is a direct response to and addresses the vision expressed...
NSFAS applications for 2019 to open on Monday — Pandor
NSFAS applications for 2019 to open on Monday — Pandor
Applications for National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) funding for 2019 will open on Monday, minister of higher education...
LGBTIQ in higher education – what do we know and what have we done about it?
LGBTIQ in higher education – what do we know and what have we done about it?
Eliminating all forms of gender-based violence from South African campuses will be a giant leap towards achieving more graduates, and with time,...
How women can power the future
How women can power the future
The key to resolving South Africa’s critical skills shortages and ensuring the country is geared up for a digital future lies in increasing the...
Government making strides in fee-free tertiary education drive
Government making strides in fee-free tertiary education drive
Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor briefed the media on Tuesday morning about the progress made in implementing fee-free...
Class and social capital affect university students
Class and social capital affect university students
There’s a great deal of comfort to be had in the idea that success at university is primarily or exclusively the result of a student’s hard...
It’s time to get real about free higher education
It’s time to get real about free higher education
As populist politics threatens to derail another academic year it is time to sit back and reflect on practical reality.

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