Publications

Executive Summary   Purpose of Document     This document sets out for consultation and comment, proposals for an accreditation system for the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC). The…
Executive Summary   Purpose of Document     This document sets out for consultation and comment proposals for an audit system for the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC). The proposals…
1. Towards a Political-Philosophical Framework   In his book, ‘Between Facts and Norms: Contributions to a Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy’ (1996), Habermas provides a political-philosophical…
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…
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…
This communiqué is the fourth 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 implementation of…
The designation of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) as the Quality Council (QC) for Higher Education by the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Act of 2008 (Act No 67 of 2008) has broadened…
The HEQC is committed to a quality-driven higher education system that contributes to socio-economic development, social justice and innovative scholarship in South Africa. To achieve this end, the…