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  SAQA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF EXISTENCE August marks the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) 25th year of existence. Since its inception in 1996, SAQA has committed its resources to ensure that South African qualifications are of high quality, are internationally comparable and are registered on a National Qualifications Framework (NQF) that is transparent and accessible to all…


The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) wishes to clarify its regulatory mandate and scope as it relates to its recognition of non-statutory bodies.  In particular, this communication focuses on the powers granted in legislation, to non-statutory bodies on the basis of their recognition status.  A case in point is the inclusion of such a recognised non-statutory body in the South…


The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) Chairperson Professor Peliwe Lolwana, announces the appointment of Dr Julie Reddy as SAQA’s CEO.  Dr Reddy was the former Deputy CEO and had been acting in the role of CEO since December 2019.  She holds both a Master of Science (MSc) degree as a Fulbright Scholar, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from Cornell University in the USA. “SAQA…


The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr. Nzimande, appointed the seventh SAQA Board for a period of five years with effect from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2025. These members join the CEOs of SAQA and the Quality Councils on the Board. For more see the link below.


It has come to the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)’s attention that Edu Globe Study Agency, a Maseru-based agency is using the SAQA brand in its marketing of immigration services in Lesotho.