We've got news for you.

Register on SowetanLIVE at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

PEDRO MZILENI | Higher education should promote more ‘hard-hand skills’ for prosperity

The dominance of research universities must be downgraded

Last month the department of higher education and training released a Draft Policy for the Recognition of South African Higher Education Institutional Types. In the main, the policy seeks to articulate more sharply the three different types of higher education institutions that SA has, as advanced by the amended Higher Education Act of 1997.

These are higher education colleges, university colleges and universities. The department argues that through this policy, it would finally be able to have a far more comprehensive higher education system that responds to the socioeconomic needs of our society...

This article is free to read if you register or sign in.

If you have already registered or subscribed, please sign in to continue.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@sowetanlive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Register (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.