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South Cape College Strategic Session with Parliament Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training VENUE: Old Assembly, Parliament DATE: 4 February.

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1 South Cape College Strategic Session with Parliament Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training VENUE: Old Assembly, Parliament DATE: 4 February 2014 Presenter: Mr L.L. Ngubelanga Principal 1 4 February 2014

2 Vision & Mission Vision: To be a world class institution for Further Education and Training (FET) Mission: We are committed to facilitate quality and Relevant Teaching and Learning in a Supportive environment. Catchment area– km 2 BEAUFORT WEST BITOU (PLETTENBERG BAY) CENTRAL OFFICE (GEORGE) GEORGE HESSEQUA (RIVERSDALE) MOSSEL BAY OUDTSHOORN including FOSTER’S MANOR GUEST HOUSE (Workplace training)

3 Governance and Administration –The previous Council functioned and remained compliant until the end of their term 31 Dec 2013 –The process of appointing a NEW College Council is underway –The College administration is led by the Principal supported by 3 Deputies and a CFO –Campus Heads and numerous managers ensure day to day operations of the College 4 February

4 STUDENT ENROLMENT TOTALS BEAUFORT WEST NC(V) REPORT 191 N1-N3 REPORT 191 N4-N6 OCCUP & OTHER [638] BITOU NC(V) REPORT 191 N1-N3 REPORT 191 N4-N6 OCCUP & OTHER [553] GEORGE NC(V) REPORT 191 N1-N3 REPORT 191 N4-N6 OCCUP & OTHER [1507] CAMPUSPROGRAMME TYPE2013 ACTUAL 4 February 2014

5 STUDENT ENROLMENT TOTALS HESSEQUANC(V) REPORT 191 N1-N3 REPORT 191 N4-N6 OCCUP & OTHER [243] MOSSEL BAYNC(V) REPORT 191 N1-N3 REPORT 191 N4-N6 OCCUP & OTHER [1104] OUDTSHOORNNC(V) REPORT 191 N1-N3 REPORT 191 N4-N6 OCCUP & OTHER [1119] GRAND TOTAL FOR 2013 ACADEMIC YEAR 5,164 CAMPUSPROGRAMME TYPE2013 ACTUAL 4 February 2014

6 Credibility of External Examinations Examination cycles included (no irregularities reported): March 2013 (NCV Supplementary): 568 students enrolled for the examination April 2013 (Trimester 1): 446 students enrolled for the examination June 2013 (Semester 1): 628 students enrolled for the examination August 2013 (Trimester 2): 106 students enrolled for the examination November 2013 (Trimester 3, Semester 2 and NCV): 2619 students enrolled for the examination 4 February

7 TRIMESTER 1 – 3 OF February

8 SEMESTER 1 – 2 OF February

9 NATIONAL CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL February

10 Administration of NSFAS Bursary Initiated & Managed by Stud Support Services Administer means test, pace test & career choices Finance arranged after bursary committee approval Apply 80% class fees & 20% for allowances HIGHLY INSUFFICIENT funds for accommodation and travelling: rural campuses = long distances Applying operational and infrastructure funds to subsidise accommodation and student travel. 4 February

11 NSFAS bursary admin for 2014 One of the 5 nationwide FET colleges piloting the NEW processes (e.g. on-line registration, sms approvals) Still required to adhere to NSFAS bursary guidelines Allocated amount insufficient for SCC: large catchment area leads to high accommodation and transport costs Admin & compliances processes: claim +100% of allocation before target dates Bursary Committee includes SRC, Staff and Campus Heads Pilot proceeding well 4 February

12 Partnership with industry for student placement Established a Placement Unit Tracking system for old and current students Developed a log book for placed students Monitoring and support for placed students (visits) SCC has 125 active industry partners Data base is established for industries in the Southern Cape / Karoo region Maintain and recognise industry relations. 4 February

13 PARTNERSHIPS WITH SETAs 13 CETA (Building & Civil, Electrical, Construction, Painting & Tiling, Community House Builder) INSETA (Wealth Management) Ceta Merseta Inseta W&R Seta Government Departments National Skills Fund Dept Rural Dev. & Land Reform SERVICES SETA (Hairdressing, Gardening Services & Cleaning Services) ETDP SETA (ECD) Agri Seta Cathsseta Services Seta Dept. of Information & Communication Dept HET Dept of Public Works Dept of Transport E&W SETA (Electrical & Engineering) WCED (ECD and W&R) Dept Rural Development (ECD, Carpentry, Painting) ETDP Seta, Mict Seta, E&W Seta. Dept of Correctional Services. Local Govt: Incl. Eden, Central Karoo & Kannaland Dept of Social Serv. (ECD) NATIONAL SKILLS FUND NSF – (Hairdressing, ECD, Assist. Chef, New Venture Creation) Programme Approval for 26 Programs, Apprenticeships, Learnerships & Skills Programs) WORK PLACE EXPERIENCE Partnership with Various Businesses - Placement of Apprenticeship & learnerships 1355 Students currently placed with Host employers, all receiving a monthly stipend) FUNDINGACCREDITATION with SETAs IMPLEMENTATION

14 Essential need to achieve our target (Access) 20% allocation – insufficient – Big cost driver Few College hostels in campuses; obliged to use private service providers 353 students in hostels at a Cost of R : Ave. R17,207) 1,132 students in private accommodation at Cost of R : Ave. R16,507) 730 students being transported (Cost = R : Ave R9,315) All opportunities (accommodation & transport.) advertised Truancy officers – for compliance of private providers Not sustainable as it is, may lead to drop of numbers in the near future 4 February Student Housing

15 Academic Improvement Plan Recruitment, placement and selection Additional tuition for challenging subjects Academic: Support tuition – Maths & English Learner support: Class visits, observation Improved standards of assessments & moderation Student workplace exposure / learning Up-skilling of lecturers and work exposure Truancy officers – learner absenteeism 4 February

16 Infrastructure Plans 6 sites–fully utilised - NCV & Rep 191 (8am – 6pm) 2 sites NOT College property & also renting Occupational programmes: implemented off-site Most infrastructure not in a good state, no land To buy land / property in George – Trade Test Centre Building more classes, subject to utility availability Negotiating with Bitou site with local municipality Ex-WCED hostel – Hessequa: advised to be under threat. 4 February

17 End Thank You Enkosi Dankie 4 February


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