Advtech adds Monash South Africa to growing higher education portfolio
Africa’s largest private education group, ADvTECH, continues to consolidate its position in the tertiary education sector with the acquisition of Monash South Africa (MSA), a leading South African private tertiary education institution with students from more than 50 countries. The acquisition will bring ADvTECH’s tertiary student complement to more... Read more
Students to receive outstanding NSFAS funds soon
Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says the National Student Financial Aid Scheme will, over the next few days, start disbursing outstanding funds that are due to students. The Minister said this when she fielded questions from members of Parliament in the National Assembly on Wednesday. Pandor said... Read more
Minister Pandor hails government’s provision of fee-free college and university education for poor and working class as historic
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor reiterated that the primary purpose of the department of higher education and training is to see students graduate and succeed, and to play a productive role in the development of the nation. Minister Pandor expressed concern at the number of... Read more
Community Education and Training Colleges make a positive impact in people’s lives
Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor believes community education and training (CET) is about giving hope and restoring human dignity so that the disadvantages of the past no longer define people’s future prospects. Speaking at the Good Shepherd Community Learning Centre at Madidi Village in Bojanala Platinum District... 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 to officially open Capricorn College for TVET’s Central Office
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor, will officially open the Capricorn College for TVET’s Central Office, 16 Market St, Polokwane, in Limpopo, tomorrow, Thursday, 12 July 2018 at 08h30. The newly revamped, state-of-the-art, multi-layer building, which consists of about 64 offices, parking, 3 boardrooms, 2 staffrooms,... Read more
6th BRICS Education Minister’s Meeting welcomes the challenges and opportunities of the 4th Industrial Revolution
The 6th Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Education Ministers Meeting welcomed the initiatives by each member state to promote a transformative education and training that addresses the 21st century challenges and exploits the opportunities of the evolving technological changes, commonly known as the 4th Industrial Revolution.... Read more
Institutions of learning called to seize the 4th Industrial Revolution
Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela has called on institutions of learning to embrace new ways of teaching so that South Africa can take up opportunities that the Fourth Industrial Revolution brings. “As a country we need to embrace the opportunities the Fourth Industrial Revolution brings and... 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