Question NW251 to the Minister of Higher Education and Training

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27 February 2019 - NW251

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Nolutshungu, Ms N to ask the Minister of Higher Education and Training

What is the projected number of teachers that will graduate from the higher education institutions in each of the next three academic years?


The targeted number of teacher education graduates for 2019 as approved in the mid-term review of the Enrolment Plan (2014 to 2019) is 20 414.

Universities are currently working on their new enrolment plans for the period 2020 to 2025 for approval by their Councils. These plans are due to be submitted to the Department on
15 April 2019 for consolidation and finalisation. Once the enrolment planning statement has been approved by the Minister, the enrolment and graduate targets for the next period will be made available.

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