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The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) deals with universities, and other post-school education and training, as well as coordinating the Human Resource Development Strategy for South Africa (HRDSSA).

The role and responsibilities for education in South Africa is shared by the Department of Education and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The Department of Education specifically deals with all schools and grades ranging from Grade R to Grade 12, and adult literacy programmes.

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The South African Union of Students (SAUS) has called off the national university shutdown. This follows a meeting with Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande. 

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The Department of Higher Education has reached an agreement with universities to keep fees at an affordable rate for 2021. 

Recently, Minister Blade Nzimande released the list of Occupations in High Demand. What is this list used for and who does it help?

Have you ever wondered which jobs are in high demand in South Africa? Well the Department of Higher Education has released a list of job opportunities that more South Africans should be considering. 

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Dr Blade Nzimande has addressed the country on the latest plans for the post-school education and training sector for the rest of the 2020 academic year. Here is the full text of his speech.

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The Higher Education Minister has announced that laptops will be provided for all NSFAS students at college or varsity.

Minister responsible for Higher Education, Dr Blade Nzimande has announced the funding amounts and procedures for funded students at public colleges and universities in 2020.

Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande urged all stakeholders within the higher education sector “to try and find each other through negotiations first...”


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