News & Announcements

This issue of BrieflySpeaking reflects on the targets that were set in the National Plan for Higher Education of 2001. Using data from VitalStats 2016, which was published in March 2018, we consider the extent to which these targets have been reached and point to some interesting developing trends. Read more: BrieflySpeaking (6) The National…
Final Call for Abstracts: The Southern African Quality Assurance Network (SAQAN) is pleased to announce that the 4th Southern African Regional Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education will be held in Maseru, Lesotho from 8th to 10th October 2018. It will be hosted by the Council on Higher Education (Lesotho) in partnership with the…
With the entrance of many new players in the South Africa private higher education market, both local and international, the landscape in terms of size and shape is changing rapidly. This monitoring brief provides an overview of five current trends and suggests potential future developments in private higher education. Link to the monitoring brief…
The International Conference on Improving University Teaching (IUT) is pleased to announce the 43rd annual IUT conference, hosted by the Charles Sturt University in Port Macquarie, Australia. Conference dates are June 27-29, 2018. The 2018 theme will be "New Spaces for Learning: Opportunities and Challenges for Innovative Teaching".  The…
BrieflySpeaking (4), History Departments - This monitoring brief provides an overview of History Departments across South Africa at a particular point in time. The brief does not attempt to interrogate the information provided in any depth, nor to assess the extent to which departments at specific institutions have transformed or…
The report on the Consultative Workshop for Public Universities on the CHE’s Proposed Integrated Quality Assurance Approach has been finalised and published. Please follow the link below to access the report: Report - Consultative Workshop for Public Universities For further information or queries please contact: Dr Amani Saidi Saidi.A@…