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Minister Nzimande statement on intervetions to restore good corporate governance at the National Skills Fund
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, would like to reiterate that the Department of Higher Education and Training is steadfast to deal with instances of maladministration and corruption at the National Skills Fund (NSF). read more

Address by the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande on the occasion of the Protection on Indigenous Knowledge and in recognition of Solomon Linda
It is an honour and privilege for me to address you on this important occasion that seeks emphasise the importance of protecting and promoting the knowledge and creative work of indigenous people and communities. read more
WorldSkills South Africa to host a send-off ceremony for the WorldSkills competition 2022 special edition
The WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition (WSC2022SE) will see over 1,100 competitors from 57 countries and regions participate in 61 skill competitions which will be held between October and November 2022. read more
Minister Nzimande to brief media on the opening of the 2023 National Student Financial Aid Scheme Application Process
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, invites members of the media to the briefing on the opening of the 2023 National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) application process. read more
Minister Dr Blade Nzimande address on the opening of the Southwest TVET College Trade Centre

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Minister Nzimande statement on closing the gender gap within the Higher Education, Science and Innovation landscape
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande said both the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) are implementing measures to close the gender gap within the Higher Education, Science and Innovation (HESI) landscape. read more
WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition (WSC2022SE) host countries and dates announced
On 31 May, an announcement was made by WorldSkills International on the cancellation of WorldSkills Shanghai due to the Covid-19 pandemic. WorldSkills Shanghai competition was due to take place in October 2022. read more
Draft Policy for the Recognition of South African Higher Education Institutional Types, 2022
The Minister of Higher Education Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, has published a call for public comment on the Draft Policy for the Recognition of South African Higher Education Institutional Types in the Government Gazette No. 47205, Notice 2359 of Monday, 8 August 2022.  read more
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande on NSFAS Funding

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