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Teaching, learning infrastructure investment pays off
The government’s commitment to strengthening and developing the post-school education and training (PSET) sector, has brought about change to the community of Msinga. The community recently witnessed the opening of a new state-of-the-art campus of the uMgungundlovu Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College. Officially opened by Higher Education,... Read more
Boost for rural tertiary education, community leaders
Recognising the critical role that technical colleges play in providing access to tertiary education, for students from remote areas of the country, a funding and development programme has been announced.  This intervention is set to provide extensive study bursaries to a cohort of over 40 students, with plans in... Read more
Ingwe TVET College appoints Coega as implementing agent
The Coega Development Corporation signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Ingwe Technical, Vocational, Education and Training (TVET) College at the Coega Business Centre in Gqeberha yesterday. The agreement signifies the commencement of a formal relationship between Coega and the Ingwe TVET College for project preparation and infrastructure development... Read more
Kagiso Trust, Sasol Foundation partner to transform technical education
Kagiso Trust and Sasol Foundation have joined forces to advocate for the importance of vocational education in South Africa. The collaboration between Kagiso Trust and Sasol Foundation, referred to as the Kagiso-Sasol-Project (KASA), aims to break down the misconceptions of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET colleges) and... Read more
Learners encouraged to consider TVET colleges
KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has encouraged learners to consider Technical Vocational Education and Training Colleges (TVET) as their alternative to university education. Speaking during the announcement of KwaZulu-Natal’s matric results held in Durban on Friday, Premier Dube-Ncube noted that one of the reasons why the government adopted the three-stream... Read more
Over one million enrolments expected in public universities
Over one million enrolments are expected within the public university sector for the 2023 academic year. Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, said for the 2023 academic year, the public university sector is projected to provide 1 112 439 spaces, an additional 41 545 spaces from... Read more
Addressing gender-based violence at institutions of higher learning
As part of dealing with gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) at institutions of higher learning, the government will soon be launching the Transforming MENtalities Initiative, with a focus on mobilising men in the sector to become champions for a world free of gender biases, stereotypes, violence and discrimination. Higher... Read more
TVET students urged to contact their colleges for certificates
The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has advised Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college students to contact the colleges where they wrote their exams regarding their certificates and diplomas. Higher Education and Training Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, said the certificates for students are released to colleges... Read more
R64bn allocated for student accommodation
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

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