Higher Education

Higher Education, a near-essential part of life. Referring to any studying done after Matric, higher education provides students with additional qualifications necessary to obtain specific jobs and advance themselves in life. Options for higher education include universities and colleges, offering qualifications on degree, diploma and certificate levels. Which of these levels of higher education you qualify to go into depends upon your Matric pass - it takes a Bachelor's pass to qualify to study for a degree, a Diploma pass for a diploma and a Higher Certificate pass for a certificate. Read on to see what your options are in terms of higher education and see how the field of higher education is changing in South Africa.

The Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, Umalusi, says the proposed General Education Certificate (GEC) is not an exit qualification as widely reported but rather a transitional qualification.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says it has been inundated with 141 933 applications since the beginning of September.

When people talk about quality education, they’re often referring to the kind of education that gives students the knowledge and skills they need for the job market. But there’s a view that quality education has wider benefits: it develops individuals in ways that help develop society more broadly.

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There have been many developments in the higher education sector in past decades, notably a rise in the number of institutions from which prospective students can choose when considering their further education. 

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Higher Education, Science and Technology Minister Dr Blade Nzimande has urged students who qualify to be funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to submit their applications for 2020 on time.

As the soon-to-be-graduates from the Class of 2019 near the end of their studies, they need to start considering their options for next year. 

Ageing developed countries and a young African population present the African continent with the opportunity to create future jobs.

Is the expense and stress of a higher education really worth it? Here are four benefits of studying further that may not have crossed your mind.

South Africa will next week host the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) high level policy dialogue forum on secondary education in Africa.

If everything goes according to plan, students from all district municipalities will have access to post-school training institutions.

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