Siphosethu Lindinkosi Ngcobo

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Siphosethu Lindinkosi Ngcobo

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Committee appearances

  • Umalusi 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan 19 May 2020

    Mr S Ngcobo (IFP) commended Umalusi’s continuing good audit reports. However, he was worried about the inadequate staffing and the when it came to issuing certificates. A point had been raised in the Portfolio Committee (PC) that all learners need to be given certificates, and both Umalusi and the ...
  • Department of Science and Innovation 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan 15 May 2020

    Mr S Ngcobo (IFP) said the Minister asked for ideas from the Committee, to then filter down into the Department. He has been in other committee’s and this Committee is quite robust. This Committee in fact forwards ideas which probably do not filter into the Department. It is very ...
  • Minister on plans to save 2020 academic year; .DHET 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan 14 May 2020

    Mr S Ngcobo (IFP) stressed the importance of ensuring that the 'missing middle' must not be left behind on funding after the country has been hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. He asked for details on 360 degree screening, particularly how institutions would do it.
  • DBE & SACE 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans 12 May 2020

    Mr S Ngcobo (IFP) asked about the effects of COVID-19 on investigations and disciplinary hearings. One might want to get more understanding on how that is going to impact, especially as investigations and the hearings themselves consist of small groups of not more than eight on average. On ethical standards ...
  • DBE & SACE 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans 12 May 2020

    Mr S Ngcobo (IFP) re-stated his remaining question. Under CPD, 5% of educators are identified from each province to come to a particular place for a face-to-face interaction. The question was will that not disadvantage learners if it happened during teaching time?

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Plenary appearances

  • TAKE 3 - STARTS AT 14:20 25 Feb 2020

    Hon House Chair, this bill seeks to promote accountability and transparency of boards and councils regarding science and technology. We note the many technical amendments of this Bill in providing sufficient powers to ensure accountability and transparency in the boards and councils. The boards and councils oversee the work of ...

  • START OF THE 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM CAMPAIGN (Member's Statement) 26 Nov 2019

    Hon House Chairperson, yesterday the Inkatha Freedom Party joined millions of men and women around the world in making the start of the 16 Days of Activism campaign for no-violence against women and children in Pietermaritzburg. The event coincided with shocking news that a Capricorn Tvet College student, Precious Ramabulana ...

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