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SAQA revises Level Descriptors for National Qualifications Framework

SAQA has published revised Level Descriptors for the NQF in Government Gazette No. 35548 (27 July 2012). The purpose of the Descriptors is to ensure consistency in learning achievements in the allocation of qualifications to particular levels, and to facilitate assessment of the national and international comparability of qualifications and part qualifications. ...

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Draft regulations published for National Curriculum Statement Grades R – 12

The Department of Basic Education has published draft regulations pertaining to the National Curriculum Statement Grades R – 12 for public comment. The regulations regulate the entrance requirements to Grades 1 – 9, Grade 10 and Grades 11 and 12. They further provide for the minimum duration of the General Education and Training GET) Phase, which is ten years (from Grades R – 9). The minimum duration for the Further Education and Training (FET) phase is 3 years 9 (Grades 10 – 12). ...

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SAQA publishes Policy and Criteria for NQF registrations

SAQA published the Policy and Criteria for the Registration of Qualifications and Part-Qualifications on the NQF for public comment. Commentary is to be received by 31 August 2012. The objectives of the NQF are to contribute to individual learner as well as national social and economic development through: creating a single integrated national framework for learning achievements; facilitating access to, and mobility and progression within education, training and career paths; enhancing the ...

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