Message from Director-General

It is my pleasure to present to you the Department of Higher Education and Training’s sixth edition of the Research Bulletin on Read more

Editorial Statement

The Research Bulletin on Post-School Education and Training (PSET) is published by the Departmen Read more

Research & Evaluations: Summaries & Articles

This overview of the South African public higher education system considers the racial and gender demographics of student enrolments and the ratio of the student cohorts at primary, secondary and post-school levels as a percentage of the school-age population Read more

Current & Planned Research

The National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Act of 2008 (Section 13[k(i)-(ii)]) requires the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to: "Conduct or commission investigations on issues of importance to the development and implementation of the NQF, including periodic , Read More


Events & Book Reviews

The Council on Higher Education’s (CHE) Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate recently launched Briefly Speaking, a series of monitoring briefs. The new series will consist of regular, short articles which monitor and comment on aspects of the higher education sector. Read more

Research Practice

The Forum, formed in 2011, is an annual gathering hosted by the Southern Africa Association for Educational Assessment (SAAEA) Secretariat for South African Development Community (SADC) member countries, that are part of SAAEA. It serves to guide Read more


Statistical Publications

In 2012 the Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) launched the VitalStats: Public Higher Education series with VitalStats 2010. This series provides recent, audited data on the higher education sector and has been published annually, with the latest edition being VitalStats 2015. Read more

Where to contact us

Enquiries or contributions may be directed to:
The Director: Reseach Coordination
Monitoring and Evaluation

012 312 5093/5297