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Book launch: Creating Effective Schools

This book is the culmination of six years of work on the National School Effectiveness Study, a longitudinal research project that collected and analysed relevant school and home background data from 300 primary schools selected from all provinces except Gauteng.

Will FET colleges fix our future?

Anthony Gewer, Executive manager of JET's Youth and Community Development Division, believes that turning our colleges around “is going to take time, you can’t underestimate the complexity of that process . . . but in the meantime you’ve got to keep the system going”.

Address by Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande at the Further Education and Training College Summit

At the outset, let me express my sincere appreciation to the FET Steering Committee, led by my Director General Professor Mary Metcalfe, assisted by my advisors Mr Gwebs Qonde and John Pampallis, for the excellent work they have done over the past four months to prepare for this summit. I am aware that extensive work has been undertaken under the leadership of the Steering Committee and that many difficult issues have been confronted in the preparatory processes.