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South African Council for Educators on its Strategic and Annual Performance Plan
14 Apr 2015
The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education received a presentation from the South African Council for Educators (SACE) on its budget review for the 2015/16 financial year. The budget review was based on SACE’s Annual Performance Plan for 2015/16 and the Strategic Plan.
SACE had focused on improving the teacher registration ...
The Education Labour Relations Council (ELRC) briefed the Committee on its strategic plan, focussing on the fiscal years 2015/16 to 2019/2020, and explained that its strategic objectives were centred on two components -- dispute management and collective bargaining services. It was a bargaining council established in terms of the Labour ...
Department of Basic Education Strategic and Annual Performance Plan, with Minister
17 Mar 2015
The Committee was brief by Ms Angelina Motshekga, the Minister of Basic Education (DBE) and Mr Mohamed Surty, the Deputy Minister of the DBE.
The Minister gave the introductory remarks and highlighted the key areas that the plan will focus on. First was that the Department of Basic Education will revamp the ...
The Department of Basic Education (DBE), and Umalusi, gave detailed presentations on the 2014 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examinations report. The report was not just about providing data, but it also served as an important indicator of the performance of the system. The Department had done a qualitative and quantitative ...
Department of Basic Education on 2nd and 3rd Quarter Report 2014/15, including: Progress and status of ASIDI
24 Feb 2015
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) presented to the Portfolio Committee on the 2nd and 3rd Quarter Report 2014/15, the Progress and Status of the ASIDI programme, PPN and Outcomes of the Teacher Profiling Project, Provision of LTSM and The Teacher Improvement Plan for Mathematics.
The Department described the achievements ...
PC Basic Education: Oversight Report & other matters
19 Nov 2014
The Chairperson and members of the Committee considered and adopted the minutes of several previous meetings. The Secretary informed the members about the committee oversight programme scheduled to take place between 25 and 28 November.
Ministerial Committee Report on National Senior Certificate with Deputy Minister
11 Nov 2014
The Department of Basic Education gave a briefing on the Ministerial Committee Report on National Senior Certificate Examinations. There were legitimate concerns about the quality of passes, the value of mathematics and mathematical literacy, the language of learning and teaching and English as the designated language of instruction. A task ...
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) presented a report on the National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT) and explained that it was a pilot programme to implement chapter 9 of the National Development Plan (NDP) as well as the Education Sector Plan. It was aimed at improving the quality of education, ...
Education Labour Relations Council on its 2013/14 Annual Report
16 Oct 2014
The Portfolio Committee received a briefing from the Education Labour Relations Council on its 2013/14 Annual Report. The presentation on the Annual Report comprised of a background of the legislative mandate, strategic overview and strategic outcome oriented goals. The presentation also focused on the service delivery and organisational environments, policy ...
Umalusi on its 2013/14 Annual Report
15 Oct 2014
Umalusi presented its 2013/14 Annual Report and noted that Umalusi was an independent entity with a statutory mandate around certification and monitoring of education qualifications. Its mandate of developing and maintaining frameworks of qualifications was carried out in collaboration with the South African Qualifications Authority, the Quality Council for Trade ...