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Speeches made by the Minister

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Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr BE Nzimande, MP speaks at the stakeholder workshop on skills supply and demand in the haidressing sector

21 August 2017

​Budget Vote Speech, National Assembly16 May 2017 
​Minister Nzimande says RPL to be applied more widely11 April 2017 
​Nzimade: Unisa chancellor Mbeki “repositioned Africa, South Africa as international economic, political role-players”​27 February 2017
SA’s top artisans to compete in Abu Dhabi in October17 February 2017
Minister Nzimande - WorldSkills SA opening17 February 2017
Minister outlines PSET opportunities for 201712 January 2017
Nzimande updates parliament on current university situation25 October 2016
​Nzimande calls summit to address student housing21 July 2016​
​ Minister's Speech for opening of Thabazimbi TVET College ​​29 June 2016​
Minister Blade Nzimande to meet Canadian Counterpart and Universities after Securing Significant University Partnerships for South Africa in the USA25 May 2016​
​Nzimande says post-school education, training continues to rise  ​12 May 2016
Minister of Higher Education and Trainin​ Going Global conference ​3 May 2016​
​Higher Education and Training Budget Vote 2016/17 ​21 April 2016​
World skills South Africa official team send-off functionST George hotel & convention centre, Centurion 24 July 2015​

Keynote address by minister of higher education and training, dr. B.E. Nzimande, at the mandela day career development festival held at Bhekuzulu hall, Unizulu, kwaDlangezwa, on 18 July 2015​

17-July-2015​
​Notes for the unveiling of the commemorative plaque and Imbizo at the new Thabazimbi campus of Waterberg tvet college, held in Thabazimbi in the Waterberg district, Limpopo province on 21 june 2015 21 June 2015​​
Minister of Higher Education and Training Budget SpeechNational Assembly, 2015 19 June 2015
Minister of Higher Education and Training Budget Speech, National Council of Provinces, 2015​ 09 June 2015​
​​Minister Blade Nzimande: Higher Education and Training Department Budge​t Vote 2015/16 ​​13 May 2015​
​Speaking Notes for the Minister of Higher Education and Trai​ning, Dr BE Nzimande, Meeting with Progressive Organisations and Student Formations at the University of Johannesburg, Bunting Road Campus ​ 16 January 2015 ​​​
Minister Nzimande's speech to Education Policy Consortium ​ annual workshop  09 December 2014​
​Minister Nzima​nde's address to deans and heads of schools of the faculties and schools of education ​ 09 December 2014
​Minister Nzimande’s S​peech: TVET conference

​18-19 November​​
Speech by Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr B.E Nzimande, MP, at the seventh annual International South African Technology Network (SATN) Conference 14 October 2014​
​Address by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr B.E Nzimande at the South African Teachers Union's 8th National Congress.​ 02 October 2014

​Keynote address by the Minister of Higher Education and Training at the 96th National Teachers' Union Annual General Conference.​

18 September 2014

​Address by the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr B.E Nzimande at the Conference of the South African Heads of Mission.​ ​28 Aug​​u​st 2014​
​Budget Speech, National Assembly, 2014 22 July 2014
​Keynote address by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr B.E Nzimande at the Mandela day career development festival. 18 July 2014
​Address by Minister of Higher Education and Training , Dr B.E Nzimande, on the occasion of the Mhlontlo bursary handover ceremony, Tsolo 5 May 2014
​Keynote address by the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr B.E Nzimande, at the launch of the Vhembe District skills development project and career Expo, Makhuvha Stadium, Vhembe District 30 April 2014
​Keynote address by the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr B.E Nzimande, at the career Expo in Mitchell's Plain, Western Cape 23 April 2014
​Keynote address by the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr B.E Nzimande, at the stakeholder meeting on the future of adult education and training centres, Southern sun, OR Tambo International airport 16 April 2014
​Speech by the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr B.E Nzimande: Launch of J.P Phungula skills development centre, Ixopo, Sisonke District 7 April 2014
​Speech by the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr B.E Nzimande at the public lecture honourring  President Jacob Zuma, University of Zululand  8 April 2014

Keynote Address by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande at the Launch of the KZN FET Graduate Placement Project

4 April 2014
​Speech by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, at the Launch of the Free State FET Graduate Placement Project at the Flavius Mareka TVET College, Sasolburg 1 April 2014
​Keynote address by the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr B.E Nzimande, at the career Expo in Umsunduzi Municipality, Pietermaritzburg 20 March 2014
​Speech by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, at the Sod turning ceremony of the construction of the Anene Booysen skills development centre, Nelson Mandela Community Hall, Bredasdrop 13 March 2014
​Opening Address by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, at the Human Resourse Development Council(HRDC) Summit, Gallegher Convention Centre, Midrand 3 March 2014
​Address by Minister of Higher Education and Training , Dr B.E Nzimande at the launch of the wholesale and retail leadership chair, CPUT Hotel School - Western Cape  25 February 2014
Address by Minister of Higher Education and Training , Dr B.E Nzimande , at SAPREF Oil Refinery Learnership and Bursary Handover ceremony , DURBAN 8 February 2014
Address by Minister of Higher Education and Training , Dr B.E Nzimande on the occasion of the Msunduzi Bursary Handover ceremony, PIETERMARITZBURG 7 February 2014
Speech by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande at the launch of the white paper  for post school and training, Pretoria, UNISA 16 January 2014

 

 
 

Speeches made by the Deputy Minister

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​The Deputy Minister of Higher and Education and Training, Mr Mduduzi Manana, wishes to express the Department’s humble and heartfelt condolences to the Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, on the passing of his dear mother, Mrs Nozipho Nzimande (affectionately known as ‘uGogo’).​12 June 2017
Speech by the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mr Mduduzi Manana, for HEAIDS National Youth Conference today.​9 June 2017
Speech by the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mr Mduduzi Manana, MP, at the passing of the Higher Education Bill at the National Assembly, Parliament, 25 May 2016​26 May 2016
Speech by the Deputy Minister Mdududzi Manana on the ETDP TVET and Higher Education and Research Colloquium​ 16 March 2016​
​Speech of the deputy minister of higher education and training, Mr Mduduzi Manana, MP during the budget vote on 13 may 2015​ 13 May 2015​
​Deputy Minister Speech HEAIDS FTF Activation Waterberg College Lebomakgomo Campus  23 February 2015​
​Speech by the Deputy M​inister of Higher Education on  Budget Vote Debate 22 July 2014
Deputy Minist​er's speech to Stakeholders at the launch​​ of the Decade of the Artisan​​ 
Input of the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mr MC Manana on the decade of the Artisan, Free State ​ 30 January 2015

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​​Speeches made by the Director-General 

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Speech by the Director-General for the Department of Higher Education and Training , Mr GF Qonde,  at the National Artisan Development Strategy Conference on 6 December 201606 December 2016
​keynote address delivered by the director-general, mr gf qonde, at the roundtable discussion for technical and vocational education and training colleges' top perfoming students ​​27 August 2015​​​​
Keynote address by the Director-General of the Department of Higher Education and Training, Mr GF Qonde, at the launch of the College of Cape Town Retail Simulation Centre  22 October 2014​​
Speech by the Director-General of Higher Education and Training, GF Qonde, at the signing of the Memoranda of Agreements formalising the partnerships between Unisa and 12 Technical and Vocational Education and Training Colleges at Unisa, Kgorong Building 28 October 2014
Opening Remarks by the Director-General for Higher Education and Training, Mr GF Qonde, at the Joint Department of Higher Education and Training and European Union Workshop​
​26 March 2015
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