A Review of the Gauteng Master Skills Plan

Description

This project was commissioned by the Gauteng Provincial Government to the Education Policy Unit of the Witwatersrand to evaluate its Gauteng Master Skills Plan (GMSP). . The Master Skills plan is one of the key programmes selected by government to review to mark the midpoint of the current government’s term of office. The review is intended to contribute to improving the implementation of government’s programme to the end of the current term of office in 2014, and provide the basis for public communication of government’s achievements in implementing its mandate.
In undertaking this evaluation, the researchers from the Education Policy Unit, reviewed the Gauteng Master Skills Plan; scanned the literature on skills development; reviewed the legislative framework on skills development; interviewed key individuals in the management of the GMSP; reviewed the Ithutlere Tiro project as the flagship and anchor programme for the GMSP.
The review of the GMSP comes at a time when issues about unemployment, poverty, economic development and national cohesion have captured the minds of the nation. Skills development is therefore central to all of these debates and this review will help the province to position itself...

Information

Evaluation Number:
443
Score:
2.7
Report Approval:
01 June 2012
Published:
17 May 2016
Initiated By:
Gauteng Provincial Government
Undertaken By:
Education Policy Unit (University of Witwatersrand)
Evaluation Period:
December 2011 - June 2012
Evaluation Area:
Education
Economic planning and development
Training, SETAs, FET, higher education
National Outcome:
National Outcome 1: Improved quality of basic education.
National Outcome 5: A skilled and capable workforce to support an inclusive growth path.
Commissioned By:
Provincial
Evaluation Type:
Implementation
Evaluation Subject:
Plan
Geographic Scope:
Provincial

Evaluation Documents

File Name
Master Skills Plan_Final Eval Report_2012 (3).pdf
AGE Assessment Report - A Review of the Gauteng Master Skills Plan.pdf

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