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
Minister Pandor opens state-of-the-art KSD TVET College’s refurbished student residences
Excitement  was written all over the faces of King Sabata Dalindyebo (KSD) Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College students, outside of Umtata in Eastern Cape, when the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor presented some with keys to their student accommodation rooms, this morning. Minister Pandor... Read more
Minister Pandor to officially open KSD TVET student accommodation
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor, will on Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at 08h00, officially open newly refurbished state-of-the-art student accommodation at King Sabatha Dalindyebo (KSD)’s TVET College in Umtata. Aptly named after Tata Nelson Mandela and Mama Albertina Sisulu, whose centenaries South Africa is celebrating,... Read more
Minister Pandor outlines government’s long-term plan for TVET colleges in South Africa
Stronger Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges will expand the provision of mid-level technical and occupational qualifications that will lead directly into paid work and self-employment for the growing numbers of young people leaving the schooling system, so believes the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor.... Read more
College students respond to demand for affordable sanitary towels
Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela has applauded the production of sanitary towels by students at Coastal TVET College in KwaZulu-Natal. Manamela paid a visit to the Coastal College Skills Training Centre in Hammersdale on Wednesday, where students have been manufacturing low cost sanitary towels to respond... Read more