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The factors that constrain or enable black femal botany and zoology honours students in making the transition to masters studies in Eastern Cape universities >

This study's main aim was to find out why so few black female honours students' progress to masters studies in two biodiversity-related fields, Botany and Zoology and what constrains and enables black female honour students in these fields in progres...

Made to measure? Some international reflections on developing VET Indicators >

The DHET Labour Market Intelligence project is one of the largest scale attempts globally in recent years to develop systems and capacity to measure the performance of post-compulsory education and training systems. As such, it offers the prospect of...

Differential pathways of South African students through higher education >

This paper reports on a six-year study (2005 2010) tracking a cohort of students from Grade 12 into and through the South African higher education (HE) system. The study sought to ascertain how the pathways of students from different socioeconomic ba...

Research report on international perspectives for skills planning and the South African case study >

The present Draft Study Report contains the findings of the research undertaken by the research team. It highlights the progress made in establishing a credible mechanism for skills planning in South Africa, and also highlights the challenges that ha...

Critical review of the research on skills development in rural areas >

This paper aims to answer the following two overarching questions: what do we know about rural skills development in South Africa? What are key research challenges (conceptual, policy and methodological) to address as a first step to overcome the cou...

Report on the second study tour mission to Australia >

The Department of Higher Education and Training is charged with the development of a 'credible mechanism for skills planning' in South Africa. The European Delegation in South Africa provides strategic support to the Department through the EU-SA Skil...

Motor Research Project: Employment and educational and skills audit of the merSETA Motor Chamber (third report) >

This is a draft strategy report on the research project for the Motor chamber of merSETA. The purpose of this report is to submit an implementation strategy following the findings of the following reports as well as additional desktop research and st...

Understanding labour demand in South Africa and the importance of data sources >

The aim of this paper is to clarify what is meant by labour demand in the Department of Higher Education and Training's (DHET) Labour Market Intelligence Partnership (LMIP) project, to highlight the sources of data that can be used to understand labo...

Establishing a foundation for labour market information systems in South Africa >

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the key issues and problems in establishing a labour market information system in an emerging economy. The paper is structured as follows: section one considers some of the key high-level foundat...

Made to measure? Some international reflections on developing VET Indicators >

The DHET Labour Market Intelligence project is one of the largest scale attempts globally in recent years to develop systems and capacity to measure the performance of post-compulsory education and training systems. As such, it offers the prospect of...

Understanding labour demand in South Africa and the importance of data sources >

The aim of this paper is to clarify what is meant by labour demand in the Department of Higher Education and Training's (DHET) Labour Market Intelligence Partnership (LMIP) project, to highlight the sources of data that can be used to understand labo...

Made to measure? Some international reflections on developing VET Indicators >

The DHET Labour Market Intelligence project is one of the largest scale attempts globally in recent years to develop systems and capacity to measure the performance of post-compulsory education and training systems. As such, it offers the prospect of...

Research colloquium on post-school education and training (part 3) >

This presentation highlights the following topics: Geographically Weighted Regression; GIS Prediction; A Theoretical Semi-variogram of Spherical Type and Its Characteristics; Theoretical Semi-variogram Models; Contour Plot -Kriging; slides on built e...

Report on the second study tour mission to Australia >

The Department of Higher Education and Training is charged with the development of a 'credible mechanism for skills planning' in South Africa. The European Delegation in South Africa provides strategic support to the Department through the EU-SA Skil...

Made to measure? Some international reflections on developing VET Indicators >

The DHET Labour Market Intelligence project is one of the largest scale attempts globally in recent years to develop systems and capacity to measure the performance of post-compulsory education and training systems. As such, it offers the prospect of...