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Comparative Skills Profiling Surveys and Assessment of Skills Recognition Opportunities Facilitating Refugees and Asylum Seekers’ Access to the Labour Market in South Africa and Zambia

The Comparative Skills Profiling Surveys and Assessment of Skills Recognition Opportunities Facilitating Refugees and Asylum Seekers’ Access to the Labour Market in South Africa and Zambia report forms part of the consultancy Comparative skills profiling surveys and assessment of skills recognition opportunities facilitating refugees and asylum seekers’ access to the labour market in South Africa …

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Securing Your Educational Journey : Unmasking Fly-by-night Schools in South Africa

In recent years, South Africa has witnessed a surge in the proliferation of illegal colleges and universities, commonly known as “fly-by-night” institutions. These establishments prey on unsuspecting students, offering promises of education without adhering to the necessary regulations. As a result, numerous students find themselves victims of these deceitful institutions, facing the consequences of invalid …

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Tribute to the late Professor Peliwe Lolwana

Dear Stakeholders and friends It is with great sadness that SAQA announces the sudden and unexpected passing of our Chairperson, Professor Peliwe Lolwana. Prof Lolwana was a rare breed of esteemed academic and visionary policy maker. She was also endowed with extremely quick wit, which would often be displayed to the world on her boardroom …

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The NQF Amendment Act of 2019 and its implications

To amend the National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008, so as to revise and insert certain definitions; to provide for the formulation of criteria for declaring national qualifications authentic and for evaluating foreign qualifications; to provide for the establishment and maintenance of separate registers of misrepresented or fraudulent qualifications or part-qualifications; to provide for a separate …

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Request for members of the Public to serve on SAQA’s Audit and Risk Committee

SAQA invites applications from individuals meeting the criteria for appointment to its Audit and Risk Committee for the period 1 January 2024 – 31 December 2027. The Audit and Risk Committee is constituted as a statutory committee in respect of its statutory duties in terms of sections 76 (4)(d) and 77 of the Public Finance …

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Tribute for the late Dr Anshu Padayachee

SAQA has learned with shock and great sadness of the passing of Dr Anshu Padayachee. Dr. Anshu Padayachee was the CEO of the Technological Higher Education Network South Africa (THENSA), a strong and successful umbrella body for the consortium of technology focused higher education institutions (HEIs) in South Africa. Prior to this, she was the …

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