Presentation on theme: "SACE PRESENTATION PARLIAMENT EDUCATION PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE 23 FEBRUARY 2010."— Presentation transcript:
SACE PRESENTATION PARLIAMENT EDUCATION PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE 23 FEBRUARY 2010
MANDATE The SACE Act no.31 of 2000 mandates SACE to: 1.Set registration criteria and register all educators; 2.Ensure professional development of all educators; and 3.Uphold the ethics of the profession. NB. SACE registration is compulsory for ALL educators
SACE STRATEGIC GOALS FOR THE YEAR ENDING
2011 PLANS 1.REGISTRATION 2.PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 3.PROFESSIONAL ETHICS 4.ADMINISTRATION
1. REGISTRATION Strategic objectives To set, maintain and update registration standards and procedures To register all educators To maintain and sustain the credibility of the educator data system
REGISTRATION TARGETS FOR 2010 REGISTRATION TARGETS FOR 2010 a.To set, maintain and update registration standards and procedures Review existing standards in line with the current challenges and international standards b. To register educators: Registering educators, 3000 newly qualified; which includes foreigners; unregistered employed educators and student trainees (pre- registration)
c. To improve the administrative efficiency Establishment of registration contact points in the provinces; Improve communication with clients; updating data base; Upgrading of types of certificates for registration Issuing of registration card system Improve office capacity.
2. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT S trategic Objectives To facilitate the professional development of educators To promote and enhance the image of the profession To analyze challenges in the profession and make recommendations
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TARGETS FOR 2010/11 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TARGETS FOR 2010/11 a. FACILITATE THE PD OF EDUCATORS –Implementation of CPTD system –Implementation of Professional Development Portfolio (PDP) –Review and distribute 2000 copies of Code of Professional Ethics Handbook –Development of Professional Standards
b. To analyze challenges in the profession and to make recommendations Conduct research and advise the minister Review Sace misconduct cases Research the Professional needs of educators to inform the PD programs and the CPTD Research on Teacher Supply and Demand/ increasing educator production sites
c. To promote and enhance the image of the profession Produce and distribute a Professional Magazine/journal Implementing Teacher appreciation programs like World Teachers Day celebration.
3. CODE OF ETHICS Strategic objectives To develop, maintain,enforce and from time to time review the Code of Professional Ethics To ensure that alleged breaches of the Code of Professional Ethics are investigated in accordance with procedures determined by council To promote the code of ethics
CODE OF ETHICS TARGETS FOR 2010/11 To develop, maintain,enforce and from time to time review the Code of Professional Ethics Research and review the code, Identify and make recommendation for amendments to the Act
a. To promote the code Compiling and distributing simplified version of the code pamphlet Offering ethics workshops to educators
b. To ensure that an alleged breach of the Code of Professional Ethics is investigated in accordance with procedure determined Ensure finalization of all reported cases Increasing the capacity in terms of the number of panelists to 12 per province
4.ADMINISTRATION Publicity and outreach Resources and Infrastructure Budget
a. Publicity and outreach Advocacy campaigns Image building within all stakeholders National and international networking
b. RESOURCES 1.Finance: - Levy R15 per educator per month effective 01 April 2010; - Registration R60 once off; - Foreign applications R120; - Department funding for administration of CPTD; - Council to consider taking over the funding for the administration of CPTD; - Annual Budget R million (excl. Dept.CPTD funding) 2.Human Resources: - Present staff members 64 3.Premises: - Present premises inadequate, inaccessible (free lodging); - Two other premises rented at a total cost of R per month - Refurbishment of new premises to commence in the new financial year - regional offices to be piloted in three provinces.
c /11 BUDGET INCOME Registration fees Reprint of certificates Subscription fee Interest receivable Sundry income CPTD grant (non guar.)
EXPENDITURE Registration Professional Dev Publicity & Comm Code of Ethics Building reserve Admin expenses TOTAL BUDGET
WORK IN PROGRESS Piloting the CPTD system Inter acting with all nine provincial departments to tie partnership on: WTD day; handling of cases; piloting regional offices; CPTD implementation and PD programs Preparation of bid for refurbishment of the building Advocacy campaigns Database improvement