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Have Your Say: National Qualifications Framework Amendment Bill [B20B–2018]

The Select Committee on Education and Recreation invites interested people and stakeholders to submit written comments on the National Qualifications Framework Amendment Bill.

The Amendment Bill seeks:
To amend the National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008, so as to amend and insert certain definitions; to provide for the verification of all qualifications or part-qualifications by the SAQA; to provide for the formulation of criteria for evaluating foreign qualifications; to provide for the establishment and maintenance of separate registers of misrepresented or fraudulent qualifications or part-qualifications; to provide for a separate register for professional designations; to provide for the referral of qualifications or part-qualifications to the SAQA for verification and evaluation; to provide for offences and penalties which have a bearing on fraudulent qualifications; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Written presentation must be received by no later than 12:00 on Tuesday 19, February 2019. 

Enquiries, as well as written submissions, can be directed to: Ms Noluthando Skaka, Select Committee on Education and Recreation, Parliament of RSA, P.O. Box 15, Cape Town 8000 or e-mailed to: nskaka@parliament.gov.za .  

Copies of the Bill can be obtained from Ms Noluthando Skaka on tel. 021 403 3751, cell: 083 709 8520 or at www.parliament.gov.za

Issued by MP Zwane, Ms LL, Chairperson: Select Committee on Education and Recreation.