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Select committee on education chair welcomes free higher education announcement

CAPE TOWN, December 16 – Parliament’s select committee on education and recreation chairwoman Lungelwa Zwane has welcomed the presidency’s announcement that government will introduce fully subsidised free higher education and training for poor and working-class undergraduate students. “The far-reaching response by government is a step in the right direction in responding to the pleas of […]

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Parliament probes diploma certificate backlog

JOHANNESBURG, August 1 – The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training on Tuesday said it will undertake an oversight visit aimed at ending the backlogs in issuing of National Certificate Vocational (NCV) and diploma certificates for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges. Committee Chairperson Connie September said the committee is, among other […]