Blade Nzimande

Minister Nzimande statement on the ending of the Coastal TVET College Administration

The Department of Higher Education and Training has commenced with the process to appoint a permanent college Principal in order to bring certainty and stability to the college

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Press·over 1 year ago

Minister Blade Nzimande Outlines The Game Plan For Institutions Of Higher Learning

Minster of Higher Education Blade Nzimande says he is pleased to say that all institutions have aligned the start of the 2021 Academic Year for first time entries with the availability of Department of Basic Education National Senior C...

Phumzile Mavimbela·about 3 years ago

What's On Everyones Lips : Nzimande Calls For Calm In Institutions Of Higher Learning

Cabinet has sent their sincere condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the Mthokozisi Ntumba who was shot on Thursday during a protest at Wits University. Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande says he has directed th...

Phumzile Mavimbela·almost 3 years ago

NSFAS given until 30 August to provide feedback on how to fix their payment system challenges

Higher education minister Blade Nzimande has given the board of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) until the 30th of August to tell him how they plan to correct all the challenges around the direct payment system of allowa...

Neo Poho ·6 months ago

‘South Africa needs at least 60% of school leavers to pursue artisanal type training to meet the country’s demand for scarce skills'

As Africans, we grew up believing that artisans were victims of the economy. They did not come to mind when talking about success or financial freedom

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Press·over 1 year ago

Minister Nzimande to attend the G20 Education Ministers’ Meeting In Indonesia

Minister Nzimande will share publicly the South African perspective on the theme during the proceedings of the conference

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Press·over 1 year ago

Minister Nzimande statement on interventions to restore good cooperate governance at the national skills fund

Minister Nzimande appointed a forensic investigation company to conduct a full-scale forensic investigation into financial affairs of the NSF after amounts of just under R5 billion could not be properly accounted for

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation ·over 1 year ago

Following The Impact Of Covid 19 On The Education Sector. Minister Blade Nzimande Says Universities Will Complete The 2020 Academic Year Latest By Mid-March 2021.

The Minister of higher education science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande deliberated on progress in the post school education and training sector in response to Covid-19 epidemic - lockdown level one and towards the end of the academi...

Phumzile Mavimbela·about 3 years ago

Minister Nzimande statement on closing the gender gap within the Higher Education Science and Innovation landscape

“Within the university sector, female students continue to be in the majority in all major fields of study that include Business and Management, Education, and the Humanities,”

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Press·over 1 year ago

NSFAS-Funded Students will be Able to Register Without Paying Upfront Registration Fee

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology held a media briefing on the state of readiness of public higher education institutions as well as the National Student Financial Aid Scheme. Speaking on load shedding, Nzimande ex...

Tshegofatso Makola·about 1 year ago

Blade Nzimande Speaks on NSFAS State of Readiness

I am grateful that I join the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Board chairperson, Mr Ernest Khosa and CEO, Mr Andile Nongogo on the occasion of their media briefing to  announce the NSFAS state of readiness for the academic year 202...

Blade Nzimande·about 1 year ago

Minister Nzimande to address the ceremony marking the assessment of traditional healers prior learning

The recognition of prior learning project aims to provide a vehicle to recognise, standardise and professionalise indigenous knowledge holders' skills, experiences, learning and practices

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation ·over 1 year ago

Blade Nzimande intends to place Unisa under administration

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has announced that he intends to place Unisa under administration after a report revealed financial and other maladministration at the institution.

Neo Poho·7 months ago