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Higher Education Minister Appeals for More Skills Development

Higher Education Aims for Stronger Artisan Pool


Department of Higher Education and TrainingThe higher education and training minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has declared his intention to strengthen artisan training and to increase the numbers of artisans and…

Higher Education to Reinforce SETAs and Skills Development


Department of Higher Education and TrainingHigher education and training intends taking steps to improve the functioning of the sector education and training authorities (SETA). The higher education and training minister,…

Higher Education to Set Up New Stakeholder Council


Department of Higher Education and TrainingThe minister of higher education and training, Blade Nzimande, intends setting up a permanent higher education stakeholder council. He revealed this during a speech to…

Higher Education to Broaden Access to Tertiary Institutions


Department of Higher Education and TrainingThe department of higher education and training intends broadening access to tertiary education over time. The department made this intention known in a statement outlining…

SETAs Transferred to Higher Education and Training


Department of Higher Education and TrainingSector education and training authorities (SETAs) are to continue operating as normal despite being transferred from the labour department to higher education. The minister of…

Higher Education and Training to Review Student Funding Scheme


Department of Higher Education and TrainingA ministerial committee within higher education and training has been appointed to consider ways to increase access to tertiary institutions by poor young South Africans.…