Blade's bold plan to nationalise training

Posted 03 December 2015

Higher education minister Blade Nzimande wants to overhaul the Sector Education and Training Authorities (Setas) and grab most of the R13 billion collected each year by way of the National Skills Levy. Some are calling this a bold attempt by the minister to nationalise the country's training.

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Govt loses court case to scrap Setas, so changes the law

Posted 18 November 2015

Higher education minister Blade Nzimande has gazetted sweeping proposals to scrap sector education and training authorities that receive R13 billion a year from the skills levies. Expect a major fight-back from the Setas and companies which stand to lose billions in levy refunds.

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