Today Umalusi released a report of its research study on the inclusion of South African Sign Language (SASL) in the curriculum as one of the examinable subjects for the National Senior Certificate. The aim of the study was to provide guidance to Umalusi in its role as the quality assurer for SASL-Home Language with specific reference to school-based assessment and national examinations.
Umalusi is responsible for the replacement of the Senior Certificate and National Senior Certificate as from September 1992. To apply for a replacement (in lieu of a lost certificate) of your Matric/Gr12 certificate, the following is required:
Call for written submissions from stakeholder bodies and members of the public on the Amended Policy for the Quality Assurance of Private Colleges for Continuing Education and Training, offering qualifications registered on the General and Further Education and Training Qualifications Sub-framework, and the Accreditation of Private Assessment Bodies.
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.
In terms of Section 24 of the National Qualifications Framework Act, 67 of 2008, Umalusi is the Quality Council for General and Further Education and Training. Umalusi is mandated by the General and Further Education and Training Quality Assurance Act, 2001 (Act No. 58 0f 2001), to issue certificates to candidates who have successfully achieved qualifications at the exit points in general and further education and training.
I, Angelina Matsie Motshekga, Minister of Basic Education, hereby, in terms of sections 17A(2)(b), 17A(2)(c) and 27 of the General and Further Education and Training Quality Assurance Act, 2001 (Act No. 58 of 2001) approve the Regulations regarding the criteria for the quality assurance, accreditation and monitoring of independent schools and private assessment bodies by the General and Further Education and Training Quality Assurance Council as set out in the Schedule.