Editorial Statement

The Research Bulletin on Post-School Education and Training is published by the Department of Higher Education and Training as a service to the research community and all stakeholders and participants... Read more

Research Articles

A balancing act: Promoting teaching as scholarship (Linda du Plessis, Mariette Lowes, Muki Moeng and Gerda Reitsma), There is increased concern regarding the dichotomy between the teaching... Read more

Message from the Director-General

It is my pleasure to present to you the fourth edition of the Research Bulletin on Post-School Education and Training.  The three previous editions can be found on the Department’s website at www.dhet.gov.za

The response to the Department’s call to stakeholders for contributions to the Bulletin has again been exceptional.  So too has been reader interest in the publication.  At the time of finalising the fourth edition of the Bulletin, the third edition had been viewed by about 1 737 visitors... Read more

Community of practice

Focus on doctoral studies: On.Track Planner (Ronel Steyn) Postgraduate students at Stellenbosch University get access to an innovative project management tool called the on.track planner. It guides students towards the major milestones that make up a research degree. The on.track planner is hosted online and creates a shared space for students and supervisors to plan, communicate, share documents and to keep all their project information in one place. Students can access workshops... Read more

Current and Planned Research Projects

A systemic model for RPL: The potential for implementation across occupations (Michelle Buchler, Violet Chisulo and Fiona Cameron-Brown),In 2014/15 the Centre for Education Policy Development (CEPD) ... Read more

Conferences, Study Tours and Reviews

Book review: Shaping the future of South Africa's youth: Rethinking South Africa's youth edited by Perold, H, Cloete, N & Papier, J. 2012. CHET: African Minds (Wayne Dirk),This book offers broad insight ... Read more

Statistical Publications

Statistics on PSET in South Africa: 2013 (Gugu Buthelezi),Since its establishment in May 2009, the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has published four issues of its annual statistical report... Read more