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Curricula of TVET college programmes under review
The Department of Higher Education and Training, has embarked on a process to review curricula of programmes offered in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges, in order to ensure their relevance, currency and alignment to needs of industry and society. Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr... Read more
Carpentry graduates grow into entrepreneurs
A youth development programme, to prepare carpentry graduates for the workplace, has grown into so much more. Now in its second year, the fruits of the programme can be shared. Thabo Modjadji from Ga-Modjadji in Limpopo, a carpenter and programme graduate shares how he has been helped by this... Read more
R64bn allocated for student accommodation
R380 million for Mitchell’s Plan TVET college
The Department of Higher Education and Training will build a R380 million Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Campus of False Bay College in Mitchell’s Plain in Cape Town. This announcement was made by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor at Beacon Hill High School,... Read more
Opportunities for the Class of 2018 in the Post-School Education & Training System
Technical and Vocational Education and Training The mandate of the Department is to develop a skilled and capable workforce that can contribute to inclusive growth path. Central to achieving this mandate is also ensuring that students get access to and succeed in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)... Read more
Regional cooperation among higher education institutions and TVETs established
Established during an inaugural meeting in Bloemfontein on 14 November 2018, the Higher Education Regional Development Initiative of Central South Africa (HERDIC – SA) will collaborate in a manner that delivers operational and academic benefits to each institution, increase benefits to communities in the region, and responds to the... Read more
Gert Sibande TVET College: Incubate to eradicate unemployment
The Gert Sibande region has a 38.4% unemployment rate. The number of unemployed graduates in the region continues to escalate. However, unemployment is a countrywide problem. Gert Sibande TVET College Centre for Entrepreneurship Rapid Incubator (CfE/RI) will bring enterprise development agencies closer to young entrepreneurs and communities with limited-... Read more
Ekurhuleni West College hosts a Recruitment Day
Scores of excited Ekurhuleni West TVET College students, braved the cold weather to gather at the College’s Germiston Campus for a Recruitment Day. The event was organised by the College’s Business Unit responsible for linking former students with employment opportunities, in both the public and private sectors. The Recruitment... Read more
Telecommunications & Postal Services DM celebrates ‘International Girls in ICT Day’
The Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Ndabeni- Abrahams, joined ORBIT TVET College on the 3rd of May, to celebrate ‘International Girls in ICT Day’. Participating, were young girls and women in Grades 10-12 from neighbouring secondary schools in the Moses Kotane Local Municipality. The event was... Read more
Gert Sibande TVET College alumnus to continue studies at Oxford University
It is a dream to study abroad for many South Africans. This dream has become a reality for Sizwe Mkhwanazi (24), Gert Sibande TVET College alumnus. Sizwe received the news earlier this year that he had been accepted to study towards a doctorate in education at Oxford University in... Read more

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