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Minister Angie Motshekga: State of readiness for the reopening of schools

Good morning, thank you for joining us.We hold this media briefing in times of trouble. It happens on the back of disturbing incidents of looting and burning down of buildings and vehicles.Our young democracy has been tested to the limit; but on the o…

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NSFAS disburses funds to 623 386 students

Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, has outlined the funding allocations for universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges in relation to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme …

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Government to vaccinate higher education sector

Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, has announced the formal commencement of the COVID-19 vaccination programme for the post-schooling education and training sector (PSET).Addressing the media on the COVID-19 vaccin…

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Progress made in COVID-19 jabs in education sector

More than 238 000 educators, as well as support staff in the basic education sector, have received their COVID-19 vaccine in the first week of the rollout.According to figures from the Department of Health, 238 315 educators and staff have now been vac…

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Policy for regulation of university fees underway

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande says the development of a policy framework for the regulation of university fees is underway to ensure…

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