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    Who are those who participate in Higher Education? The participation profile in the South African higher education system has changed drastically over the last 20 years, in terms of race…
The Council on Higher Education (CHE) has observed with deepening concern, the descent of student protests at some of our universities into wanton acts of violence, student intimidation and the destruction of…
Universities have recently been unsettled by student protests that have highlighted the funding challenges facing the higher education sector in its entirety. In response to this, the CHE is organising a…
The CHE welcomes the outcome of the engagement between the President and all stakeholders to resolve this issue......   Statement on the Wave of Student Protests on Fees

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IntroductionThe production of university graduates – and especially postgraduate students – is an essential component of the national system of…
The Minister of Education requests the public, national organisations, research and science councils and relevant non-governmental organisations to…
ActTo provide for the National Qualifications Framework; to provide for the responsibilities of the Minister of Education and the Minister of Labour…
Introduction   The political transition in South Africa in 1994 brought a number of direction-setting changes to the policy landscape and…