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MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, DR BLADE NZIMANDE, NCOP POLICY VOTE ADDRESS FOR THE NCOP CHAMBERS
MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY BUDGET VOTE ADDRESS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING HELD AT THE OLD ASSEMBLY

Our Department of Higher Education and Training was established in 2009, with its primary goal being to provide education and training opportunities to all South Africans who are out of school (whether they attended school or not and whether they have passed or failed) to acquire further education and skills they require. 

In this task we are guided by our White Paper for Post-School Education and Training, which was adopted by Cabinet in 2013, and we hope all members will familiarize themselves with. 

This is our guide that will catalyse faster movement forward to meet our National Development Plan (NDP) targets....Read More

This marks our first budget  for the Department of Higher Education and Training as we commence with this 6th Democratic Parliament. This year, we are celebrating 25 years of freedom and democracy South Africa.Yesterday marked 56 years since the notorious Rivonia arrests. They were the embodiment of the fighting spirit of our people to free themselves from bondage. It is  upon this determination that we seek to empower our people through an integrated post school system of knowledge production, innovation and skills development...Read More

  
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