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Council of Social Services Professions funding; NACCW on Child & Youth Care Worker challenges
27 Nov 2019
The South African Council of Social Services Professions (SACSSP) was invited to speak about its funding, accreditation of training and the curriculum. SACSSP said that it had to compromise on some of its mandate as a Council due to limited funding because it relied only on subscription fees. However, with ...
Foster Care Progress Report on High Court Order; DSD 2019/20 Quarter 2 Performance
20 Nov 2019
The Department of Social Development (DSD) told the Committee that the human settlement policy was still a draft, as it had not been approved or implemented. Once it was passed, it would solve most issues pertaining to the sheltering of gender-based violence ...
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B-BBEE & NLC Commission 2018/19 Annual Report & 2019/20 Quarter 2 performance
5 Nov 2019
Foster Care Progress Report on High Court Order
23 Oct 2019
The Committee heard from seven provinces on their Foster Care Progress Report to meet the 28 November North Gauteng High Court deadline. Overall, from a baseline of 84 225 outstanding cases at the start of September, 32 269 cases have been completed over September and the first two weeks of ...
Social Development Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report
16 Oct 2019
Available here once adopted: BRRR 2019
The Committee met to discuss and adopt the Department of Social Development’s Budget Review and Recommendations Report (BRRR), as well as make some comments on the foster care progress report that had been presented by the Department in September.
The Committee Content Advisor ...
DSD, NDA & SASSA 2018/19 Annual Reports
9 Oct 2019
The Minister, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, committed to direct accountability for the improvement of the Department and its entities. She said the Department had a culture of bosses and not leadership and this culture would need to change. The Department had fewer targets in the 2018/19 ...
AGSA workshop; High Level Panel Report: DSD response; with Deputy Minister
11 Sep 2019
The Committee was briefed by Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) on its new mandate, the audit process, the five audit opinions it expresses, root causes of poor audit outcomes, key recommendations and the role of oversight. Emphasis was put on AGSA’s extended mandate following amendments to the Public Audit Act ...
Foster Care System backlog: progress report; with Deputy Minister
4 Sep 2019
The Department of Social Development and six of the nine provinces briefed the Committee about progress in meeting the court order deadline of 28 November 2019 to ensure foster care orders for thousands of in children in foster care who received foster care grants, do not lapse. This matter had ...
Department of Social Development Quarterly performance, with Deputy Minister
21 Aug 2019
The Committee was briefed by the Department on their Quarterly 2018/2019 performance in the period 1 January - 31 March 2019. The Deputy Minister said that this period was chosen to avoid duplicity and the DSD was scheduled to present its Annual Report to the Committee in two weeks' time ...