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Education Laws Amendment Act 53 of 2000

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53 of 2000

The Education Laws Amendment Act 53 of 2000 intends:

  • 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. 

Commencement

22 November 2000