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
It’s cool to be a 21st century artisan
  Majuba TVET College rallied behind the DHET’s Decade of the Artisan advocacy programme by hosting a hugely successful event at the Newcastle Training Centre, a delivery site of Majuba TVET College. On the second day, the Campaign was launched at the Dundee Technology Centre Campus. Both days were... Read more
Samsung Electronics launches a state-of-the-art Engineering Academy at TVET College
The President of Samsung Southern Africa, Sung Yoon, the former Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana and Gert Sibande TVET College CEO and Principal, Nick Balkrishen, unveil the plaque officially declaring the Samsung Academy at the Skills Academy and Artisan Development Centre in Standerton, open  ... Read more
Life-changing international student exchange programme equips former student
Former South West Gauteng TVET College student Tumelo Mosweu served the Student Representative Council as President in 2013. He completed his internship in Roodepoort West before moving to the Technisa Campus. Here he was employed on a temporary basis as the Student Support Services Officer. This was before jetting... Read more
College changes lives
After completing their studies, many students struggle to find employment. This is as a result of many employers looking for graduates with work experience. At West Coast TVET College, assisting graduates to acquire the necessary experience has become a big focus. A Placement Unit was established in 2015 under... Read more
Career expo to empower Khayelitsha youth
An upcoming Youth Development and Career Expo in the Western Cape is expected to empower young people around career choices and post-school training opportunities in Khayelitsha. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the expo on Saturday at the False Bay Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College, Mew Way,... Read more
Two million students funded by government since 2013
More than two million students studying at South Africa’s public universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges have been funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) since 2013, the minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, has announced. The total number of... Read more
Working hand in hand to enhance student employability
There is no doubt that the lack of work experience amongst graduates is one of the major contributors to the high unemployment rate in South Africa. That is why uMfolozi TVET College together with its industry partners, works tirelessly to ensure that their students find work placements in order... Read more
Bridging the skills and employability gap
The skills challenge is not an issue unique to South Africa but rather a worldwide phenomenon. The challenge affects a number of sectors. As a result it requires a holistic response to find lasting solutions both in South Africa and internationally. Capricorn TVET College in conjunction with the British... Read more
Celebrating excellent women at False Bay TVET college
False Bay TVET College education and training department recently acknowledged the professional performance of its academic staff. The primary basis for the awards was the College’s outstanding achievements in the 2016 Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) external examinations as measured against the college’s own annual performance plan... Read more