Publications

Introduction   This communiqué is the third of a series that aims to inform the South African higher education community of steps being taken to prepare the higher education system for the full…
Foreword   The Higher Education Act of 1997 assigns responsibility for quality assurance in higher education in South Africa to the Council on Higher Education (CHE). This responsibility is…
Introduction and outline   In recent years, South African higher education discourse has been marked by various concerns and claims, on the one hand about a putative erosion of academic freedom and…
Scope and purpose of the policy framework   1. This policy framework for teacher education and development in South Africa is designed to equip a teaching profession to meet the needs of a…
The Higher Education Qualifications Framework (HEQF) was published on 5 October 2007 by the Minister of Education (Government Gazette, Volume 508, No 30353).   As an initial communiqué preceding…
I, Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor, Minister of Education, hereby publish The Higher Education Qualifications Framework: Draft for Discussion, as set out in the Schedule, for comment in terms of section…
Introduction   The Higher Education Act (No. 101 of 1997) sets out the roles and responsibilities of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and its permanent committee, the Higher Education Quality…
Foreword   The Council on Higher Education (CHE) is an independent, statutory body established in terms of the Higher Education Act of 1997. The mission of the CHE is to contribute to the…