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Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation address on the occasionof the celebration of the Africa Day celebrations under the Theme : COVID-19 and Africa's Future Development : Opportunities and Challenges

This year we celebrate Africa Day during a time when our continent and the world wages a battle against the novel corona virus. Projections of the potential effects of this virus on our healthcare systems, our economies and the very social fabric of our communities, look grim. Read more..

​Media Statement: Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation statement on the implementation of measures by the Post School Education and Training sector in response to COVID-19 epidemic

COVID-19 has disrupted the 2020 academic year, but as we committed in our April 30 media briefing, we have been working hard during this month of May towards saving the academic year whilst saving lives.Read more...
Zero-rated PSET Websites

Due to the threat of COVID-19, the Department of Higher Education and Training is working with the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies to support the remote support of students through various means, including where possible, through online learning. Read more..
DHET Back to Campus Booklet

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Phasing Out of the NSC (Colleges) Programmes - NATED 190/191

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SA's COVID-19 epidemic: Trends & Next steps - SA Corona Virus Online Portal

Regulations and Guidelines - Coronavirus Covid-19 | South African Government

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:
Hard copy comments can be sent to: 
The Director-General
For Attention: Ms Bellinah Molaudzi
Department of Higher Education and Training
Private Bag X174


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Mr B Manamela 

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