Sibongiseni Ngcobo

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Sibongiseni Ngcobo

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Committee Meetings Attended

  • Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Progress in implementing AGSA recommendations: Audit and Risk Committee briefing; Department 2018/19 Quarter 2 performance
    12 Nov 2019

    The Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities (DWYPD), and its Audit Risk Committee, met with the Committee to report on its progress in implementing the recommendations of the Auditor General South Africa (AGSA) for the 2018/19 financial year. The Audit Risk Committee reported that the Department had not ...

  • Basic Education Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme & Post-Provisioning Norms: Department briefing; with Deputy Minister
    12 Nov 2019

    The Committee met to be briefed by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) on the Post-Provisioning Norms (PPN) for 2020 and the Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme. Additionally, the Committee considered and adopted its draft minutes dated 5 November 2019. The Deputy Minister of Basic Education was present.

    The presentation on ...

  • Basic Education National Education Collaboration Trust & NEEDU update
    5 Nov 2019

    The National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT) is an entity of government and came about in answer to the NDP imperatives. It is independent but it reports to the department and to Parliament. The NECT is created as an agile entity which is free from bureaucracy and can thus achieve projects ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation Eradicating certification backlog in TVET colleges progress report: DHET, Umalusi & SITA briefing
    5 Nov 2019

    The Committee raised concerns about the absence of the key leadership figures in the Ministry, Department and State IT Agency throughout the meeting.

    The acting Deputy Director-General for technical and vocational education and training at the Department of Higher Education and Training outlined to the Committee the nature and scale ...

  • Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities National Youth Development Agency 2018/19 Annual Report
    5 Nov 2019

    The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) told the Committee that the sight of young graduates standing on highways with billboards seeking employment was unacceptable, and that was why they advocated the elimination of work experience for entry level vacancies for graduates.

    Presenting their annual report, the NYDA said they had ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation Agriculture SETA, Construction SETA & Services SETA 2018/19 Annual Reports
    30 Oct 2019

    2018/19 Annual Reports

    The Committee met to consider the annual performance reports of three Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) – the Agriculture (Agri-SETA), Construction (CETA) and Services (SSETA).

    The Agri-SETA said it would focus on shifting economic development to rural areas and invest in skills development initiatives in ...

  • Basic Education School Infrastructure 2019/20 mid-year report; with Minister
    29 Oct 2019

    The Department of Basic Education gave a mid-year report on school infrastructure delivery. The sector provides infrastructure through three programmes: Provincial Infrastructure Programme, Accelerated School infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI) and Sanitation Appropriate for Education (SAFE) initiative.

    • The Provincial Schools Build Programme is implemented by provinces and it targets the ...

  • Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities National Youth Development Agency 2018/19 Annual Report
    29 Oct 2019

    Annual Reports 2018/2019 

    The Portfolio Committee met with Parliament researchers and the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) to discuss the 2018/19 annual report and the Agency’s current performance. The absence of the Minister, Deputy Minister and Director General was noted at beginning of the meeting.

    The researchers reported that ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation W&RSETA, TETA, Mining Qualifications Authority 2018/19 Annual Reports
    23 Oct 2019

    Annual Reports 2018/2019

    The W&RSETA had suffered a massive loss in reputation over the fraud and corruption associated with its previous board. The forensic reports were analysed to identify maladministration, incompetence, policy gaps, and possible corruption. The audit report was qualified because of the previous board’s mismanagement of funds, which ...

  • Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Budgetary Review Recommendations Report
    22 Oct 2019

    Available here once adopted: BRRR 2019 

    The Committee discussed the prevalence of gender-based violence and femicide. The availability of rape kits at police stations and scarcity of doctors to perform assessments were raised as the main concerns. Members asked for a joint meeting to be held with the Portfolio ...