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Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 CHE-HELTASA National Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards. Read more
The Council on Higher Education’s Policies on the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), Credit Accumulation and Transfer, and assessment in higher education set out to provide higher education institutions with…
The Council on Higher Education and the University of Johannesburg Postgraduate School invite you to a panel discussion on Teaching and Learning: The panel discussion will be based on Chapter Four 'Teaching…
The Council on Higher Education (CHE) appreciates the opportunity to make a submission to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training (the Commission) on the onerous task of…

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Media statementPublic invited to comment on Draft Policy Framework for the Provision of Distance Education in South African UniversitiesPretoria, 29…
Introduction1.1 The release of the Green Paper on Post-School Education and Training (PSET) signals a key shift in the evolution and development of…
I, Dr Bonginkosi Emmanuel Nzimande, MP, Minister of Higher Education and Training, hereby publish the Draft Policy Framework for the Provision of…
Key policy provisions that flow from the discussion of the issues affecting distance higher education are highlighted in each section and are…