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January, 2013
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Strategic Imperatives

In the context of the challenges identified, the CHE has adopted five strategic imperatives, which frame the development of the strategic goals and objectives that inform the CHE’s strategic plan for the next five years:

  • To contribute to informing and influencing the public debate on the policy framework for the transformation of the higher education system.
  • To contribute to developing the role of the quality assurance system as a steering tool in conjunction with planning and funding to enhance the quality of higher education and to enable the achievement of national policy goals and objectives.
  • To contribute to ensuring the currency and relevance of the Higher Education Qualifications Framework to meet the human resource and knowledge needs of South Africa, including the development and maintenance of standards to enhance the quality of higher education.
  • To contribute to building the intellectual capability of the CHE.
  • To contribute to the development of an enabling and effective organisational climate.


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