Mr Bafuze Sicelo Yabo

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Bafuze Sicelo Yabo

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Committee Meetings Attended

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation GBVF National Strategic Plan implementation & Gender Equality in Tertiary Institutions
    24 Nov 2021

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    The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) presented its progress on gender-responsive planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation and auditing for inclusion of targeted groups in Science, Technology And Innovation (STI) programmes and initiatives.

    The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) gave a progress report on the National Strategic ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation HSRC 2020/21 Annual Report, with Deputy Minister
    19 Nov 2021

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    Annual Reports 2020/21

    In a virtual meeting, the Committee was briefed by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) on its 2021 annual report.

    The Committee heard that a new board had come into office at the beginning of November, although it had not yet been inducted. The outgoing chairperson ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation Department of Science and Innovation, NRF, SANSA, CSIR 2020/21 Annual Reports
    12 Nov 2021

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    Annual Reports 2020/21

    Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) briefed the Committee on the audit outcomes of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) portfolio. DSI, National Research Foundation (NRF) and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) had clean audits. HSRC regressed from a clean audit to unqualified with findings. ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation DHET, NSFAS, SAQA, CHE, QCTO 2020/21 Audits & Annual Reports, with Deputy Minister
    10 Nov 2021

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    Annual Reports 2020/21

    The Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) presented the 2020/21 audit outcomes for the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and its entities such as NSFAS, National Skills Fund (NSF), SAQA, CHE, QCTO, TVET colleges and universities.

    Members were pleased with the performance of the entities, ...

  • Basic Education Department of Basic Education 2020/21 Annual Report
    9 Nov 2021

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    Annual Reports 2020/21

    In a virtual meeting, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) briefed the Committee on its annual report for 2020/21, providing details of its achievements and challenges in meeting its objectives for the period under review. Its presentation included an overview of the service delivery environment and ...

  • Basic Education 2021 Examinations-Readiness: DBE & Umalusi briefing
    9 Nov 2021

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    Annual Reports 2020/21

    In a virtual meeting, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) informed the Committee today that the Director-General had already requested an urgent meeting with the Eskom CEO, which is expected to occur in the next few days. The committee was assured that it would be appraised ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation DSI & DHET on programmes in support of Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan
    1 Sep 2021

    The Committee met virtually to receive the long anticipated engagement with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the Department of Higher Education and Technology (DHET) on work that they had done in support of the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan (ERRP).

    The DSI outlined its work in support ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation Chairperson election; NFR & SAUS on Postgraduate Funding Model & Transformation Framework
    31 Aug 2021

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    The Committee convened virtually to elect a new Chairperson, and consider briefings by the National Research Foundation on progress in the implementation of the new Postgraduate Funding Model and South African Union of Students.

    The National Research Foundation spoke about the policy implementation, its performance against the 2013 ministerial ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation DHET & DSI 2021/22 Quarter 1 & 4 performance
    25 Aug 2021

    The Committee convened in a virtual meeting to receive quarterly reports from the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

    The DSI reported on its progress with the science, technology and innovation (STI) Decadal Plan that had received in-principle agreement from National ...

  • Basic Education Online Learning; DBE 2020/21 Quarter 4 performance; with Ministry
    24 Aug 2021

    Tabled Committee Reports

    With both the Minister and Deputy Minister present, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) reported it fully achieved 90% of its targets, as set out in the Annual Performance Plan for 2020-21, and partially achieved the remaining 10%. This compares with 61% of targets fully achieved and ...