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[ALERT] Treasury reviews higher education proposals

Commission of Inquiry into higher education had recommended that government increase funding to the post-school education and training sector as a whole.

Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG – National Treasury says it is reviewing the details of the higher education proposals as well as possible financial options after the Presidency announced that the government will increase funding to support free higher education.

The Presidency issued a statement on the Commission of Inquiry into higher education and training on Saturday morning.

The commission recommended that government increase funding to the post-school education and training sector as a whole in line with increased costs for providing quality education and infrastructure needs.

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