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SACE Structures


South African Council for Educators  aims to enhance the status of the teaching profession, and to promote the development of educators and their professional conduct.

The SACE Council

The current Council held its first meeting on the 28th of July 2009. The purpose of the meeting was to orientate and familiarize the new Council with SACE in general and its divisional activities in particular. The meeting also nominated the SACE chairperson, statutory and non-statutory committee members and chairpersons.  Mr Rej Brijraj is the Chief Executive Officer. The Chairperson is Mr Magope Maphila.

COUNCIL MEMBERS TAKE ON COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES

SACE has statutory committees established in terms of the SACE Act. In addition, the Council has a responsibility to establish other committees that are necessary for the smooth functioning of SACE. All these Committees are responsible for ensuring that Council policies are translated into actions.

List of SACE Councillors (2011 - 2012)

SACE Chairperson - Mr Lucas Maphila (Deputy-President: SADTU)
Deputy Chairperson - Vacancy

Dr Luke Mlilo
Mr Elphus Maseko
Mr Christian Nel
Mr William Bester
Vacancy
Dr Joopie Breed
Mr Moses Ndlovu
Mr Sibusiso Mchunu
Ms Gaylin Bowles
Mr Geoffrey Harrison
Mr George Bengell
Mr Malose Kutumela
Mr Els Themba
Mr Tseliso Ledimo
Mr Lucky Cele
Mr John Jeftha
Mr Ronald Moroatsehla
Mr Sipho Mayongo
Vacancy 
Mr Walter Hlaise
Mr Bongani Mcoyana
Mr Mokholoane Moloi
Ms Fezeka Loliwe
Mrs Palesa Tyobeka
Dr Nonhlanhla Nduna-Watson   
Prof. Nomathemba Magi
Vacancy
Prof. Sarah Gravett
Mr Rej Brijraj

CHE
NASGB
FEDSAS
NAIISA
(NBFET)
SAOU
NATU
NATU
NAPTOSA
NAPTOSA
NAPTOSA
PEU
SADTU
SADTU
SADTU
CTPA
SADTU
SADTU
SADTU
SADTU
SADTU
SADTU
SADTU
DBE
DBE
DBE
DBE
DBE
CEO

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

The Executive Committee consists of the following members:

Chairperson - L. Maphila (Deputy-President: SADTU)
Deputy Chairperson - Vacancy
Chief Executive Officer - R. Brijraj
J.Breed (SAOU)
S. Mchunu NATU)
J. Jeftha (CTPA)
W. Hlaise (SADTU)
N. Magi (DOE)

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE (PRODCO)

Must promote, develop and maintain the image of SACE
Must advise the minister on matters relating to the education and training of educators
Must research and develop a professional development policy must promote in-service training of all educators
May develop resource materials to initiate and run training programmes, workshops, seminars and short programmes that are designed to enhance the profession
May compile, print and distribute a professional journal and other publications
May establish professional assistance facilities for educators.

The Committee members of PRODCO are:

Chairperson - N. Magi (DOE)
G. Harrison (NAPTOSA)
M. Kutumela (PEU)
T. Ledimo (SADTU)
G. Bowles
L. Mlilo
R Brijraj

 

REGISTRATION COMMITTEE (REGCO)

This Committee oversees the registration work of SACE in as far as the following are concerned:
Consider and make recommendations to the Council on minimum criteria and procedures for the registration or provisional registration of educators.
Consider and make recommendations to the Council on any application for registration or provisional registration
Recommend the period of validity of the registration of an educator to the Council.

The Committee members of REGCO are:

Chairperson - W.Hlaise (SADTU)
E. Maseko (NASGB)
W. Bester (NAISA)
F. Loliwe (SADTU)
RM. du Toit (Independent)
R Brijraj

 

ETHICS COMMITTEE (ETHCOM)

Compose, maintain and from time to time review a code of professional ethics.
Ensure that an alleged breach of the SACE Code of Professional Ethics is investigated Establish panels to investigate and hear complaints against educators.
Ensure that fair hearings in accordance with the procedure determined by the Council are conducted On the basis of a recommendation of the relevant panel, come to a finding and recommend appropriate action if any, to the Council.

The Committee members of ETHCOM are:

Chairperson - Vacancy
M. Ndlovu (NATU)
M. Maphila (SADTU)
M. Moloi (SADTU)
Dr N Nduna-Watson (DBE)
R Brijraj

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE (FINCO)

Chairperson - J. Breed (SAOU)
G. Bengell (NAPTOSA)
E. Themba (SADTU)
FNJ. Fourie (Independent)
G. Clarke (Independent)
R. Brijraj

 

STAFFING COMMITTEE (STAFCO)

This committee deals with SACE staffing matters, which include conditions of service, salaries, appointments, and SACE administrative measures.

The Committee members of STAFCO are:

Chairperson - S. Mchunu (NATU)
C. Nel (FEDSAS)
B. Mcoyana (SADTU)
P. Tyobeka (DOE)
S Mayongo (SADTU)
R Brijraj

 

ADVOCACY OUTREACH AND COMMUNICATIONS (ADVOCO)

This committee deals with the SACE outreach and communications to all stakeholders at various levels.

The Committee members of ADVOCO are:

Chairperson - J. Jeftha (CTPA)
N. Nduna-Watson (DBE)
RM. du Toit (Independent)
M. Mafunda (Independent)
L. Cele
R. Brijraj

 

AUDIT COMMITTEE (AUDCO)

Chairperson - B. Snayer
K. Karim (Independent)
B. Mcoyana (Independent)
C. Ndlazi (Independent)
P. White (Independent)

 

Endorsement Committee (ENDCO)

Chairperson - Nkosana Dolophi (SADTU)
Prof. Nomathemba Magi (DOE)
Prof. Sarah Gravett (DOE)
M. Myburgh (Independent)
M. Joseph (Independent)
R. Sieboger (Independent)
B. Mazibuko (Independent)
E. Mokgalane (Ex Officio)

 

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