Policy for the provision of distance education in South African universities in the context of an integrated post-school system

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South Africa. Department of Higher Education and Training


This policy seeks to resolve areas of uncertainty and provide strong support for the progressive development of South African university distance education as an indispensable and integral component of the national post-school education system. The policy is part of a broader focus on building the capacity of the post-school system but focuses primarily on university education because of its unique features. The development of this policy has taken place in the context of two important factors: the development and release of the ‘White paper on post-school education and training’ with...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Policy; Teaching and learning; Higher education; Technology

Keywords: Educational policy; Distance education; Distance learning; Government policy; Delivery system; Postsecondary education

Geographic subjects: Africa; South Africa

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

Physical description: [20] p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 116.368

This item appears in the National Gazette, no. 37811, vol. 589, 7 July 2014.

Resource type: Policy document

Document number: TD/TNC 118.451

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