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The Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) is responsible for the accreditation of higher education qualifications and programmes by virtue of the provisions of the Higher Education Act, 101 of 1997 (as amended) and the National Qualifications Framework Act, 67 of 2008 (as amended).  Click on this link…
To:           All higher education stakeholders and interested persons  Subject:  Draft Implementation Protocols for the External Quality Assurance Functions in the Quality Assurance Framework: For public comment  Download and access the documents below:  Communiqué 10 of 2023 - Draft Implementation Protocols for the External Quality Assurance…
The Council on Higher Education (CHE) is a statutory body established in terms of the provision of section 4 of the Higher Education Act No. 101 of 1997, as amended, and its mandate as stipulated in section 5 of the same Act, includes arranging and coordinating conferences on themes germane to higher education. It is in line with this mandate that…
The past and future of the CHE came together in celebration of the organisation’s 25th anniversary. It was an auspicious evening where the rich history of the CHE was commemorated together with the acknowledgement of the road that lies ahead as the new Quality Assurance Framework (QAF) was launched. Access the full article: Celebrating 25-years…
Familiarise yourself with the Purpose, Objectives, and Seven Principles of the Quality Assurance Framework (QAF). Click here to access and download the booklet: Quality Assurance Framework (QAF) Booklet.pdf   
Explore our latest publication, which explores the rich history and promising future of the Council on Higher Education (CHE). This informative booklet offers a comprehensive view of CHE's origins in a democratic South Africa, highlighting the key individuals, plans, and places that have shaped the organization. In addition to its historical…