Overview of the TVET sector with respect to governance, management, teaching, learning & new campuses
4 Sep 2019
Mr P Keetse (EFF) suggested that the Committee needed to look at the role and responsibilities of councils. Many TVET colleges were performing poorly on governance, even though council members were being employed.
NSFAS progress report; Action plan to address 2017/18 audit findings; Stakeholder Engagement
28 Aug 2019
Mr P Keetse (EFF) thanked USAf for sending its report in advance of the meeting. Members could not prepare adequately for the other stakeholders. Members seem happy with the progress of the NSFAS Administrator, but when one listens to the student delegation you hear a different story. He did not ...
Governance in higher education, universities under administration & infrastructure development at new universities
27 Aug 2019
Mr P Keetse (EFF) commented that the Committee must frequently remind the DHET that the Committee was somehow their boss, and that sometimes difficult and uncomfortable questions were going to be asked in order to get good out of the entire process. Even the Ministers, the DG and DDGs reported ...
2019 White Paper for Science, Technology and innovation & Post School Education & Training
20 Aug 2019
Mr P Keetse (EFF) welcomed the presentation. He pointed out that it reflected a lot of improvement on many issues covered by the Department. He questioned the material aim of the entire Department, considering the fact that the Dr Mjwara quoted Prof Mariana Mazzucato who was previously quoted by the ...
Science and Technology & Higher Education and Training Departments 2019/20 Annual Performance Plan
3 Jul 2019
Mr P Keetse (EFF) expressed concern that the Chairperson had had to ask the DG to go back to a slide which had been omitted. This had been one of the most important parts of the presentation. It signalled a lot that was not being done, which was perhaps why ...