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Department of Higher Education and Training


Minister calls for dialogue, stresses progress and focus in TVET sector
18 January 2017 - Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande today calls on formations representing students at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to engage in discussion with his Department and College administrations and to strengthen and renew efforts to resolve...More

SETA releases over 3,000 opportunities for 2016’s matrics
Skills development will be hero at skills authority conference, awards
Minister outlines PSET opportunities for 2017
17 January 2017 – The Department of Higher Education and Training says that learners can access a range of learning programmes opportunities through the 21 SETAs. Prospects include learnerships, bursaries, internships, skills programmes, apprenticeships and work-integrated learning. Download list
16 January 2017 - On 23-24 March this year, the National Skills Authority (NSA) will celebrate the best skills development practices in the public and private sector when it holds its conference and awards ceremony in Pretoria...more 
12 January 2017 – Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says there are about 505 731 opportunities available within the PSET system to the matriculants who passed Grade 12 and who wish to further their studies. This includes 197 400 at SA’s 26 universities and 207 510 the 50 TVET colleges....Download speech.

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      Dr BE Nzimande​                Mr MC Manana
            Minister                        Deputy Minister

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