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Graduation is a significant achievement for students as they finally become armed with a qualification to improve their prospects when seeking employment. However, what happens when students find out their qualifications are unaccredited?


Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Blade Nzimande has outlined how his department’s budget will develop scarce skills needed by the South African economy.


There will be an increased focus on preparing young people to fill the scarce skill shortage in the South African economy. This was revealed during the Department of Higher Education, Science and Innovation’s budget vote on Thursday

 


Earlier this year, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande revealed that more than 1.1 million students will enrol at South Africa’s 26 public universities.

 


Local and international philanthropists donated R1.55 billion to 10 South African universities in 2019 – and when income from Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) is added, total giving increased to more than R1.94 billion.


Academic dishonesty in higher education is not a new phenomenon. The reasons why students are not academically honest are varied – some students have weaker language skills and the language at university is difficult, and for some their work ethic led them to search for non-legitimate solutions to submitting assignments, for instance. 


Many young people in South Africa do not have adequate skills to enter the labour force and are not upskilling themselves due to several circumstances


More than 66% of South Africans between the ages of 15-years-old and 24-years-old are unemployed.


Tens of thousands of young Matriculants will step onto university campuses over the coming weeks, ready to take on the next phase of their lives. This milestone marks their entry into adulthood and will be exhilarating, exciting and often rather scary, because they are now wholly autonomous and responsible for the trajectory of their lives.


Tertiary education is a significant financial commitment and not being funded could often mean financial exclusion for many students every year. 


As matriculants enter the world of tertiary education, it is important to do your research on colleges as some may be unregistered and are not able to provide you with an accredited course.


As matriculants enter the world of tertiary education, it is important to do your research on colleges as some may be unregistered and are not able to provide you with an accredited course.


The Minister of Higher Education and Training has briefed the nation of state of residence for the 2022 tertiary education academic year.


As the 2022 academic year gets underway at institutions of  higher education. The minister of Higher Education and Training has briefed the nation on developments for the upcoming year. 


The price of tertiary education is going up after the Minister of Higher Education gave public universities the go ahead to increase prices.


The cost of tertiary education in South Africa often leads to the financial exclusion of learners hoping to enter the world of higher education. 


As the grade 12 examination season concludes, the Department of Higher Education, Science and Innovation has advised prospective students to investigate whether colleges are registered before enrolling.


A draughtsman is a person who is responsible for creating specialised drawings and specifications, calculating material and equipment requirements and setting up production methods for a host of different projects. 


The pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives. One of the more interesting changes in how students and learners attend class.


The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has called for Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande to resign. 

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