Education Laws Amendment Bill (B 48B-2000)

1st January 2000

To amend the South African Qualifications Authority Act, 1995, so as to increase the representation of organised labour on the Authority; to amend the South African Schools Act, 1996, so as to make further provision for public schools on private property; to provide for the governance of a new public school until a governing body is constituted; and to provide for safety measures at public schools; to amend the Employment of Educators Act, 1998, so as to substitute certain definitions; to make provision for the appointment of educators to new public schools, public further education and training institutions and public adult learning centres; to amend the provisions dealing with incapacity, misconduct and appeals; to make provision for an incapacity code and procedure and a disciplinary code and procedure; to amend the Further Education and Training Act, 1998, so as to provide additional functions for the council of a public further education and
training institution and to amend provisions relating to exemptions of existing private institutions; and to provide for matters connected therewith.