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Research Departmental Support

​​The RCME Directorate offers the following support to the Department:

Socio-economic impact system (SEIAS)

SEIAS is coordinated through the Research Coordination Monitoring and Evaluation (RCME) Directorate.  Cabinet approved the use of the Socio-Economic Impact Assessment System (SEIAS) as a tool to assess the appropriateness of new policy and legislation, on 3 February 2015. 

All government departments are expected to undertake a self-assessment of the socio-economic impact of new policy and legislation, and have the self-assessment vetted by DPME, prior to the policy/legislation being submitted to Cabinet for approval.​

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​​Workplace-based Learning research conducted by local researchers should serve as a foundation upon which a draft policy on Workplace-Based Learning could be formulated said the Department of Higher Education and Training's Director-General (DG) Gwebinkundla Qonde.​​

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A new initiative for 2016/17 is an evaluation in partnership with the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Coordination to increase enrolment in the TVET Colleges. 


Statistics on Post-School Education in South Africa 2013


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