uates in the technical and vocational education,” reads part of the education sector policy.
University of Swaziland has also confirmed that prevocational subjects are not considered when high school leavers apply at least till the courses have been accredited by Cambridge. The university only consider IGCSE subjects for admission in high school leavers. Similarly, William Pitcher College also requires that students have at least two credits and four passes in the subjects taught at primary school if they will be primary school teachers.
Subjects the director of Education Dr Sibongile Dlamini Mntshali says the ministry is working on having prevocational being accredited by Cambridge.
She alluded to fact that tertiary institutions did not accept pupils with the prevocational certificates saying they did not recognise the certificate as it is different from the one from Cambridge. She said two colleges being SCOT and Voctim have indicated that will eventually accept pupils who had prevocational certificates and urged parents not to panic.
She added that once the prevocational subjects have been accredited other institutions will follow suit and accept the pupils without a hustle. The director speculated that the 2018 cohort maybe the first to obtain accredited certificates.