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Statement by South Africa Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation on the occasion of the Unesco virtual Ministerial Dialogue on Covid-19 and Open Science

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global challenge. South Africa agrees that a concerted, united global scientific response is required to defeat it.   

In South Africa, our President has ordered a 21 day lockdown and directed that science be at the forefront of the national fight against COVID-19.Read more... 
Response to the SRC's distortions of facts regarding the International students who chose to remain behind when all other students returned home due to the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown

Following the first announcement by the State President, Honourable Cyril Ramaphosa about efforts to combat COVID-19 Epidemic in South Africa, the University Management announced,Read more... 
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Statement following President Cyril Ramaphosa addressing the nation on the Government response to Covid 19

My report today will reflect on our reporting on measures taken by the Department of Higher Education and Training and the Department of Science and Innovation in response to COVID 19.Read more...
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Statement on The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) COVID-19 Contigency Plans and Disbursements

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, is pleased with the report from the NSFAS Administrator, Dr Randall Carolissen on the contingency plans and disbursements of NSFAS student bursaries during the COVID-19 lockdown period.Read more.....


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The Department invites the public to respond to the Consultative Paper on the Proposed amendments to the National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008 (Act No. 67 of 2008) as Amended

The closing date for the receipt of written responses is 30 May 2020.
          
Copies of the Consultative Paper and the Report on the Implementation Evaluation of the National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008 can be accessed on the Department’s website: download here.

Written comments on the proposed amendments to the NQF Act should be emailed to :

Ms Bellinah Molaudzi at the following address: molaudzi.b@dhet.gov.za
Hard copy comments can be sent to: 
The Director-General
For Attention: Ms Bellinah Molaudzi
Department of Higher Education and Training
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