DHET & NSFAS 2020/21 Special Adjustments Budget
14 Jul 2020
Mr B Nodada (DA) asked how much time the Ministry would need to prepare a detailed presentation of the impact of the budget adjustments on the Department’s mandate. Did DHET have a contingency plan? What plans, if any, were there to recover the approximately R1bn that had been reprioritised ...
Saving 2020 academic year: DHET, USAf, SAUS & SAFETSA input
24 Jun 2020
Mr B Nodada (DA) asked if the work of the MTT had been completed or if it was still continuing. Had the Ministry engaged with Ministry of Communications on the spectrum?
Establishment of Ministerial Task Team on NSFAS business processes; Remuneration of University Vice-Chancellors; Funding of missing middle and student historic debt; Standardisation of SRC elections
19 Jun 2020
Mr B Nodada (DA) thanked the Minister and said that he appreciated the efforts made by the Minister, especially on the gazetting of the task team for the funding model of the NSFAS. He asked if there was already a project plan for the allocated time and whether there was ...
Matters of current affairs with respect to TVET colleges: King Hintsa TVET college; Orbit TVET college & Westcol TVET college
17 Jun 2020
Mr B Nodada (DA) asked what mechanism was used to distribute allowances at all of the colleges -- was it the NSFAS Wallet, or were all funds directly dispersed to students by the college? How many students had not yet received their funds? Why was that the case, and what plans ...
S-SETA, W- SETA and C- SETA on governance and management issues: Follow-up briefing
26 May 2020
Mr B Nodada (DA) asked all the Setas about the status of implementing consequence management on the specific issues outlined in the SizweNtsalubaGobodo (SNG) and National Skills Authority (NSA) Reports. There is mention of suspended employees, but no specifics.
MICT SETA & ETDP SETA 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans
22 May 2020
Mr B Nodada (DA) addressed the Deputy Minister on the many challenges that SETA was facing. The SETAs were subjected to many criticisms, ranging from the AG’s findings, their APPs and end of year reports, to the question around SETA’s value for money. In light of that, he ...
NSFAS, CHE & SAQA 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans
20 May 2020
Mr B Nodada (DA) asked the Chairperson when the Auditor General would be reporting to the Committee and briefing it on the APPs of the three entities. NSFAS needed to come back with an APP that was conclusive and not as ambiguous as the one they had currently presented. The ...
NRF, SANSA, ASSAf & TIA 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans
19 May 2020
Mr B Nodada (DA) said the country is facing a lot of fiscal challenges and DSI with is entities has surely done the most it can to contribute towards finding lasting solutions to the pandemic the country is facing. He asked a cross-cutting question about the level of funding required ...
Department of Science and Innovation 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan
15 May 2020
Mr B Nodada (DA) asked the Minister :
Minister on plans to save 2020 academic year; .DHET 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan
14 May 2020
Mr B Nodada (DA) asked the Minister if there will be assistance provided for the ‘Missing Middle’ and if institutions will be given guidelines on how assistance can be provided for that group of students. He asked if TVET college students would get devices based on NSFAS criteria or if ...