The implementation of the national qualifications framework and the transformation of education and training in South Africa: a critique

SOURCE: Education in retrospect
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2001
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.C.Cosser
SOURCE EDITOR(S): A.H.Kraak, M.Young
KEYWORDS: HSRC ROUND TABLE, NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK, SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY (SAQA)
DEPARTMENT: Inclusive Economic Development (IED)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 1625
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/8541

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Abstract

This chapter charts the progress achieved by the South Africa Qualifications Authority (SAQA) in overseeing the implementation of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), provides a critique of NQF implementation to date and considers implementation of the NQF in the light of the HSRC Round Table thesis. Finally the chapter proposes certain NQF implementation adjustments for the future.