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The purpose of the Policy, Research and Evaluation Directorate is to monitor and evaluate the policy outputs of the education system and to coordinate research.

​The Policy, Research and Evaluation Directorate manages research and evaluation projects, coordinates research, undertakes sector monitoring, undertakes skills planning and provides support to other directorates in the Department.


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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.

Did you know?

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 2014​

2000 to 2008 first time entering undergraduate cohort studies for public higher education institutions ​


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