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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

For the Regulations and Directives issued by the South African Government, please go here.

Policy Framework for Internationalisation of Higher Education in South Africa

POLICY

The Minister for Higher Education, Science and Innovation, finally, on 6 November 2020, published the Policy Framework for Internationalisation of Higher Education in South Africa. The sector has waited for almost a quarter of a century for this as the rest of the world accelerated its higher education sectors' global footprint. This framework provides much-needed guidance and certainties for the higher education sector in South Africa. The policy may be downloaded here.

Private Higher Education Regulations

REGULATIONS
  • Guide for Completing the Application for Registration Form Download
  • Application for Registration Form Download
  • Guide for Completing the Application for Amendment as a Private Higher Education Institution Download
  • Application for Amendment Form Download
  • Guide for Completing the Annual Report Download
  • Annual Reporting Form Download

South Africa's White Paper on Post-School Education & Training

POLICY

The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, released the White Paper on Post-school Education and Training on Thursday, 16 January 2014 after it was approved by the Cabinet on 20 November 2013.
Download the Whitepaper

CHE: Landscape for Private Higher Education

REPORT

"It is evident that the private sector is set to play an increasingly important role in responding to the demand for access to higher education in South Africa within a fluid and evolving landscape."  The monitoring brief is available here.

A National Implementation Framework towards the Professionalisation of the Public Service

POLICY

The draft National Implementation Framework combines various sources as well as views shaping the discourse on professionalisation in public administration and governance in South Africa. The draft framework is available here.

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