As the highly contagious Covid-19 virus continues to spread, the South African government has decided to gather a task team for stakeholders in the post-school and education training sector. The department has requested all universities and colleges to complete an updated survey on their information technology capabilities for offering online learning.
Four vocational qualifications are fast emerging as the most popular courses for distance learning students this year – Hospitality and Catering Services, Educare, Health and Safety, and Farming Management.
The Department of Higher Education and Training has informed the Skills Portal that they have withdrawn the press release they issued on Friday the 8th September claiming that a bogus university was launching in Johannesburg.
Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Thembi Siweya says that the government is serious about fighting gender-based violence (GBV) adding that it will leave no stone unturned to ensure that every woman and child is safe in South Africa.