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Report: Europe - Skills for Competitiveness
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The global technology and innovation frontier pushes forward at a rapid pace, and

Call for Papers: Colloquium
Thursday, August 2, 2018

The Council on Higher Education (CHE) and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) are jointly organising a colloqu

Quality Promotion Conference 2019
Thursday, July 26, 2018

The CHE is pleased to announce that it is organising a quality promotion conference which will take place from 26 to

What is accreditation and why should programmes be accredited?

Only programmes accredited by the HEQC can be offered by a higher education institution, whether public or private. Private providers are also required to be licensed and registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

Accreditation refers to a recognition status granted to a programme for a stipulated period of time after an HEQC evaluation indicates that it meets minimum standards of quality. One of the main reasons for programme accreditation is to protect students against poor quality programmes.

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