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CHE > Media and Publications > Quarterly Reports > Quarterly Report to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET): 1 July - 30 September 2013
September, 2013

The Second Quarterly Report of the CHE for 2013/2014 to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) covering the period 1 July - 30 September 2013.

The CHE operates as a national entity under Schedule 3A of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) 1 of 1999, as amended. It adheres to principles of good governance, financial and performance management and is held accountable for these to the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. The CHE was established as a juristic person in terms of section 4 of the Higher Education Act (101 of 1997). In summary, the main areas of work of the CHE are:

  • To provide advice to the Minister of Higher Education and Training on all higher education matters at his request and proactively.
  • To monitor the state of the higher education system in relation to the goals of national policies and international trends.
  • To contribute to the development of higher education through intellectual engagement with key issues through research, publications and conferences and in partnership with relevant stakeholders.
  • To develop and implement a system of quality assurance for all higher education institutions, including private providers of higher education, which focuses on programme accreditation, institutional audits, national reviews, and capacity development and quality promotion.
  • To develop and manage the Higher Education Qualifications SutrFramework (HEQSF) and to develop and set standards, including naming conventions for all higher education qualifications.


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