Blade Nzimande set to scrap Setas

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Blade Nzimande
Blade Nzimande

Johannesburg - The 21 sector education and training authorities (Setas), which receive more than an annual R13 billion in ring-fenced funds, are set to be scrapped.

Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande gazetted a sweeping proposal on the future of the Setas this week.

It gives them two more years to operate before they stop being “authorities” and become “advisory boards” (Setabs) with very little of their current operational role remaining.

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