Story of educational outcomes in South Africa

Not for the first time in the last year or so, media reports this week have again incorrectly announced that black and coloured youths are less likely to complete university today than in previous years. Again, these have followed press releases by Stats SA.

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Bogus Institutions

DHETThe Department of Higher Education and Training will be embarking on a marketing campaign against the Unregistered Institutions popularly known as Bogus Institutions. The Department will visit a number of post-school education and training institutions to verify their registration with the Department of Higher Education and Training and their accreditation with the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Career guidance, advice and information will be given to the public in and around the Braamfontein area by the Career Development Services unit (Khetha). The Career Advisors will be on site with an Information Desk to attend to any career development related queries. The details are as follows:

Venue Date Time
Braamfontein 16 January 2017 08:00-16:30
Bree Taxi Rank (JHB) 17- 18 January 2017 08:00-16:30

The Gauteng community is urged to take advantage of this campaign and get information regarding Unregistered Institutions and career development services.

NSFAS urges students to file correct documents

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has appealed to students to ascertain that their documents are both correct and clear to ensure their applications for funding are to be processed.

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NSFAS extends application deadline

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has given students who have missed its 2016 deadline an extension.

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Progress Made in Investigations of Maths P2 Leakage in Limpopo

DHETTwo schools in Limpopo province, namely Giyani High school and New Era College have been implicated in the leaked Mathematics Paper 2. The results of selected candidates from Giyani High, and New Era College (all subjects) have been blocked pending the outcome of the full investigation.

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