Directorate: Curriculum Development: Further Education and Training (FET) | Western Cape Education Department

Directorate: Curriculum Development: Further Education and Training (FET)

Director: Curriculum Development: Further Education and Training (FET)
Dhroonlall Haripersad
PA: Thuliswa Gqotso
Tel: 021 467 2585
Address: Private Bag X9114, Cape Town 8000

Documents:

Purpose:

To manage the development and coordination of FET curriculum (includes schools and FET colleges) policy frameworks, subjects, learning programmes and learning support.

Functions:
  • Manage all Curriculum Special Projects (currently Dinaledi, MST and Focus Schools).
  • Manage the development and coordination of FET curriculum policy frameworks, subjects, learning programmes and learning support for FET schools.
  • Facilitate curriculum development and delivery in FET colleges in line with provincial strategies.

Project Manager

Purpose:

To manage all Curriculum Special Projects (currently Dinaledi, MST and Focus Schools).

Functions:

  • Manage and oversee the development of curriculum for all Curriculum Special Projects.
  • Manage and oversee the professional development of all human resources involved in Curriculum Special Projects.
  • Provide support to schools identified as focus schools in respect of all Curriculum Special Projects.
  • Ensure all reporting mechanisms in respect of Curriculum Special Projects and focus schools are implemented and operational.

FET Schools

Purpose:

To manage the development and coordination of FET curriculum policy frameworks, subjects, learning programmes and learning support for FET schools.

Functions:

  • Coordinate curriculum research and development within subjects.
  • Coordinate curriculum research and development for curriculum adaptation within subjects in order to include learners with special needs.
  • Coordinate curriculum development initiatives within subject context according to provincial needs in FET.
  • Contribute to national curriculum policy development with respect to subjects.
  • Monitor, support and evaluate all provincial interventions within the subject context.
  • Develop policy documents, guidelines and training materials in support of subjects.

FET Colleges

Purpose:

To facilitate curriculum development and delivery in FET colleges in line with provincial strategies.

Functions:

  • Facilitate delivery and alignment of vocational, occupational and skills programmes at FET colleges in line with Provincial priorities.
  • Provide curriculum advice in respect of FET subjects to FET colleges.

e-Learning

Purpose:

To manage and coordinate e-learning.

Functions:

  • Develop policy and manage the planning of e-Learning matters.
  • Manage integrated training and the e-environment by providing e-support for curriculum delivery.