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Department of Higher Education and Training


Top jobs in demand list grows

2 December 2016 - The Department of Higher Education and Training is expected to publish an updated List of Occupations in Demand in 2017.

The Department’s current list, which was published at the beginning of 2016, is based upon the data gathered during 2015...more
Fee Commission releases interim report Blueprint to fund poor, "missing middle" students unveiled Clean SETA audits welcomed; DHET entities urged to emulate themsary​
24 November 2016 – The Commission has released its first report, which complies with compliance with the direction of the President made when he extended the duration of the Commission until June 2017. It has been prepared after only three of the proposed eight sets into which the Commission has divided its work have been...more
21 November 2016 - The Director-General for the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), Gwebinkundla Qonde, and the Chairperson of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), Sizwe Nxasana — who is also the head of the Ministerial Task Team (MTT) that is investigating a comprehensive funding...more
18 November 2016 - Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has welcomed the 2015/16 report by the Auditor General which highlights the significant positive contribution of the Sector Education and Training Authorities to the year's overall improved performance at national government level...more

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      Dr BE Nzimande​                Mr MC Manana
            Minister                        Deputy Minister

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