Research and Evaluations: summaries and articles

This study examined university access, throughput, and dropout among matriculates in South Africa, using integrated data on the ...Read more

Research Practice

This article reflects on the methodology adopted in developing a new learning programme for a University of Technology in South Africa. The article presents the outcomes achieved and their ... Read more

Message from the Director-General

It is my pleasure to present to you the fifth edition of the Research Bulletin on Post-School

Education and Training. The four previous editions can be found on the Department’s website at

As with every past issue, the response to the Department’s call to stakeholders for contributions to the Bulletin has been excellent. Reader interest in the publication has increased over the past four years. At the time of finalising this edition of the Bulletin, the fourth edition had been... Read more

Editorial Statement

The Research Bulletin on Post-School Education and Training is published by the Department of Higher Education and Training as a service to the education research community and all stakeholders and participants in lifelong learning. It is an annual browser-based application, comprising research abstracts,excerpts, summaries, conference notices, call for papers, book reviews, reports of study tours, ... Read more

Current and Planned Research

A study in 2012 by the Organisation for the Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), on Higher Education in Regional and City Development on the Free State Province established that, like ... Read more

Reviews & Conferences

This booklet is about small groups of concerned citizens (collectively called the CLINGs) from socalled ‘marginalised’ communities (Freedom Park, Evaton North and West, and Sebokeng in Gauteng) who are attempti... Read more

Statistical Publications

The Department has been publishing the annual statistics report on Post-School Education and Training (PSET) in South Africa since 2010. The reports for the years 2010 - 2014 are availabl... Read more