White paper for post-school education and training: building an expanded, effective and integrated post-school system

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South Africa. Department of Higher Education and Training


The aim of this white paper is to set out strategies to: expand the current provision of education and training in South Africa; improve its quality; integrate the different strands of the post-school system; and set out modalities for ways in which employers can participate in the creation of a skilled labour force. The paper was developed after consultation with stakeholders based on the ‘Green paper for post-school education and training’. The contents are: Executive summary; Background and challenges; The college system; Universities; Private education provision; Addressing...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Governance; Teaching and learning; Higher education; Vocational education and training; Equity; Policy; Disability; Qualifications; Providers of education and training; Employment; Workforce development

Keywords: Postsecondary education; Delivery system; Strategic planning; Education and training system; Education and training reform; College; Qualifications framework; University; Open learning; Education work relationship; Employers

Geographic subjects: South Africa; Africa

Published: Pretoria, South Africa: Department of Higher Education and Training, 2014

Physical description: xviii, 76 p.

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ISBN: 9781770187139

Resource type: Policy document

Document number: TD/TNC 116.368

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