Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)

Contact Details

Postal Private Bag X174, Pretoria, 0001
Physical 123 Francis Baard Street, Pretoria, 0001
Tel 012 312 5911 / 0800 87 2222 / 086 999 0123
Fax 012 323 5618
Web www.dhet.gov.za

Overview

The vision of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is of a South Africa in which we have a differentiated and fully-inclusive post-school system that allows South Africans to access relevant post-school education and training, in order to fulfill the economic and social goals of participation in an inclusive economy and society.

The Department's mission is to develop capable, well-educated and skilled citizens who are able to compete in a sustainable, diversified and knowledge-intensive international economy, which meets the development goals of the country. The Department will undertake this mission by: reducing skills bottlenecks, especially in priority skills areas; improving participation rates in the system; correcting distributions in the shape, size and distribution of access to post-school education and training; and improving the quality and efficiency in the system, its subsystems and institutions.

Reporting Entities

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