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Umalusi reports to Parliament on certification backlog

2017-03-01

On Wednesday, 22 February 2017, Umalusi presented a comprehensive status report to parliament's Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training regarding delays in the issuing of certificates for one of its qualifications, the National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)) which is offered at public and private TVET colleges. The presentation was part of a multi-stakeholder briefing to the portfolio committee by Umalusi, the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and the State Information Technology Agency (SITA).

Umalusi welcomes two Council members

2017-02-24

Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, welcomed two of its newly appointed Council members at a Council meeting in Pretoria on Wednesday, 22 February 2017. The Minister of Basic Education, the Honourable Angie Motshekga (MP), recently appointed Advocate Jeremiah Merabe and Mr Duncan Hindle to fill vacant positions in the Umalusi Council.

Umalusi conducts standardisation workshop for Parliamentary committee

2017-02-20

Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, conducted a four-hour workshop for the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education in Parliament on Friday, 17 February 2017. The purpose of the workshop was to explain the concept of standardisation of results to members of the Portfolio Committee. The presentation included, inter alia; principles of standardisation, reasons for standardisation decisions taken in the 2016 examinations as well as the entire gamut of the standardisation process.

Umalusi approves national examinations results

2016-12-29

Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, has once again fulfilled its legislative mandate in relation to the quality assurance of the management and administration of exit point examinations in the following qualifications per assessment body

Joint Communique 1 of 2016 - Recognition of NC(V) Level 4 by Public Higher Education Institutions

2016-12-21

It has come to the attention of Umalusi and the Department of Higher Education and Training that many public HEls do not consider applicants whose entry qualification is the National Certificate (Vocational) as an NQF level 4 qualification rather than the well-known and recognised National Senior Certificate.

Umalusi retains language compensation for matric learners

2016-12-06

Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, has made a determination to retain language compensation at 3% for learners who study through the medium of English as a second language in Grade 12 from 2016 until 2022. After serious consideration of this matter, Umalusi Council decided to review its previous decision to phase out language compensation from 2014 to 2017, which entailed gradually scaling it down from 4% in 2014 to 1% in 2017.

Umalusi will not certify learners at unaccredited schools

2016-12-01

Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, has taken a decision not to issue certificates to learners who are enrolled at independent schools that are not accredited by Umalusi. This decision is informed by the need for all independent schools to be accredited by Umalusi before they can offer qualifications that fall within Umalusi's mandate. The decision will come into effect in January 2017 following a notice given by Umalusi to all unaccredited schools to apply for accreditation before 31 October 2016.

Call for written submissions from stakeholder bodies and members of the public

2016-10-10

Policy and Criteria for the Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Monitoring of Independent Schools and Private Assessment Bodies Regulations regarding the Criteria for the Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Monitoring of Independent Schools and Private Assessment Bodies Basic Education, Department of: General and Further Education and Training Quality Assurance Act (58/2001): Approval of the amendments to Umalusi's policy and criteria for the quality assurance, accreditation and monitorin of independent schools and private assessment bodies

Umalusi says it's all systems go for the 2016 matric examinations

2016-10-06

Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, has declared the South African examination system ready for the 2016 final examinations. Umalusi quality assures all exit point examinations in general and further education (NQF levels 1-4).

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