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Continuing Education and Training Act, No. 16 of 2006
[...Title amended by Act 2013_001_020 wef 2014/10/08 - was entitled "Further Education and Training Colleges Act"]

Long title


To provide for the regulation of continuing education and training; to provide for the establishment, governance and funding of public technical and vocational education and training colleges and public community education and training colleges; to provide for the employment of staff at those colleges; to provide for the registration of private colleges that offer continuing education and training qualifications and part-qualifications; to provide for the establishment of the South African Institute for Vocational and Continuing Education and Training; to provide for the promotion of quality in continuing education and training; to provide for transitional arrangements and the repeal or amendment of laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

[...as amended by Act 2013_001_023 wef 0000/00/00 ito GG00000000_00000]

Table of contents


SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE

ARRANGEMENT OF ACT
1.  Definitions
2.  Purpose and application of Act

CHAPTER 2. PUBLIC COLLEGES
3. Establishment of public college
4. Declaration of institution as public college
5. Consequences of declaration as public college
6. Merger of public colleges
7. Single council for two or more public colleges
8. Closure of public college

CHAPTER 3. GOVERNANCE OF PUBLIC COLLEGES
9. Public college governance structures
10. Council of public college
11. Academic board of public college
12. Committees of council and academic board
13. Principal of public college
14. Student representative council
15. Disciplinary measures
16. Prohibition of corporal punishment and initiation practices
17. Admission policy of public college
18. Standard college statute

CHAPTER 4. APPOINTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STAFF, LECTURERS AND SUPPORT STAFF IN PUBLIC COLLEGES
19. [Repealed by Act 2012_003_011 - as entitled "Appointment of management staff"]
20. Appointment of staff [...amended by Act 2012_003_012 - was entitled "Appointment of lecturers and support staff"]
21. Dispute resolution between college, lecturers and support staff

CHAPTER 5. FUNDING OF PUBLIC COLLEGES
22. Responsibility of State
23. Norms and standards for funding of public colleges
24. Funds of public colleges
25. Financial records and statements of public colleges
26. Failure of council to comply with Act or certain conditions

CHAPTER 6. PRIVATE COLLEGES
27. Designation of registrar
28. Registration of private college
29. Application for registration
30. Requirements for registration
31. Determination of application for registration
32. Certificate of registration
33. Inspection of register and auditor's report
34. Records and audits
35. Amendment of registration and provisional registration
36. Requirements for amendment of registration or provisional registration and determination of application
37. Conditions for registration
38. Amendment or cancellation of conditions
39. Cancellation of registration
40. Steps before amendment or cancellation
41. Appeal to Minister

CHAPTER 6A. [sic - no title]
41A. Objectives of Chapter [...inserted by Act 2010_025_010]
41B. Determination of national education policy for colleges [...inserted by Act 2010_s0]
41C. Directive principles of national education policy [...inserted by Act 2010_025_010]
41D. Consultation on national education policy [...inserted by Act 2010_025_010]
41E. [...inserted by Act 2010_025_010][...repealed by Act 2012_003_023 - was entitled "Consultation on legislation"]
41F. Publication of national education policy [...inserted by Act 2010_025_010]
41G. Monitoring and evaluation of further education and training [...inserted by Act 2010_025_010]
41H. [...inserted by Act 2010_025_010][...repealed by Act 2012_003_025 - was entitled ""Council of Education Ministers]
41I. [...inserted by Act 2010_025_010][...repealed by Act 2012_003_025 - was entitled "Heads of Education Departments Committee"]
41J. [...inserted by Act 2010_025_010][...repealed by Act 2012_003_025 - was entitled "Allowances and remuneration of members of subcommittees"]
41K. [...inserted by Act 2010_025_010][...repealed by Act 2012_003_025 - was entitled "Administrative functions of Council and Committees"]
41L. Consultative bodies [...inserted by Act 2010_025_010]
41M. Transitional arrangements regarding policy [...inserted by Act 2010_025_010]

CHAPTER 7. PROMOTION OF QUALITY
42. Promotion of quality in continuing education and training [...amended by Act 2013_001_013 - was entitled "Promotion of quality in further education and training"]
43. Further education and training programmes
CHAPTER 7A. SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR VOCATIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING
43A. Establishment of Institute [...inserted by Act 2013_001_015]
43B. Functions of Institute [...inserted by Act 2013_001_015]
43C. Board of Institute [...inserted by Act 2013_001_015]
43D. Vacation of office and filling of vacancies [...inserted by Act 2013_001_015]
43E. Funds and accountability of Institute [...inserted by Act 2013_001_015]
43F. Intervention by Minister [...inserted by Act 2013_001_015]
43G. Appointment of administrator [...inserted by Act 2013_001_015]
43H. Assistance to administrator [...inserted by Act 2013_001_015]
43I. Remuneration and allowances [...inserted by Act 2013_001_015]
43J. Dissolution of board [...inserted by Act 2013_001_015]
43K. Closure and disestablishment of Institute [...inserted by Act 2013_001_015]

CHAPTER 8. GENERAL
44. Strategic plan and annual report
45. Duty of colleges to provide information
46. Investigation at public college, and appointment of administrator
47. Name change of public college
48. Offences
49. Limitation of liability
50. Delegation of functions
51. Regulations
52. Application of Act when in conflict with other laws

CHAPTER 9. TRANSITIONAL AND OTHER ARRANGEMENTS
53. Existing public further education and training institutions, structures and bodies
54. Staff
55. Application for registration by private colleges
56. National Board for Further Education and Training (NBFET)
57. Disciplinary measures
58. Repeal or amendment of laws
59. Short title
Sch.1. SCHEDULE 1. (SECTION 18)
Sch.2. SCHEDULE 2. EXISTING PUBLIC FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING INSTITUTIONS, STRUCTURES AND BODIES (SECTION 53)
Sch.3. SCHEDULE 3. AMENDMENT OF EMPLOYMENT OF EDUCATORS ACT, 1998 (ACT NO. 76 OF 1998) (SECTION 58(3))
 
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