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CHE Statement on the questioned accreditation status of some higher education qualifications offered by Walter Sisulu University.pdf
Article source: UKZN Ndaba  UKZN’s University Teaching and Learning Portfolio hosted the Council on Higher Education’s (CHE) workshop on Institutional Audits as Reflexive Praxis (IARP) on 1 March 2022 with virtual and in-person attendees. The workshop was designed to assist the University to finalise its Institutional Self- Evaluation Report (…
Call for Nomination of Members of the Institutional Audits Committee (IAC), a sub-committee of the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) The Council on Higher Education (CHE) is an independent statutory body established by the Higher Education Act, No. 101 of 1997, as amended. It is also governed by…
The CHE announces the publication of draft qualification standard statement for the Bachelor of Pharmacy for public comment. The expanded CHE mandate includes the development of standards for qualifications in higher education. A qualification standard is a generic statement of the learning domains, the level of achievement and the graduate…
The Council on Higher Education (CHE), Universities South Africa (USAf), and the University of the Free State (UFS) initiated the Staff Experience of and Perspectives on Teaching and Learning and its Future (SEP-TLF) survey. Informed by academic staff development perspectives and pragmatically developed in consultation with the sector, the SEP-TLF…
Student feedback is increasingly being collected and analysed as a mechanism for assuring the quality of teaching and learning in higher education. However, there are other critical decisions that institutions make based on student feedback, including decisions on rewarding and/or sanctioning academics. This Briefly Speaking piece argues that,…