EDUCATION COOPERATION MATRIX

COUNTRY

CATEGORY

INSTRUMENT

AREAS OF COOPERATION

STATUS

Algeria

Binational Commission

 

 

 

Agreement on Higher

Education

Agreement on General

Education

Exchange of postgraduate students, staff,

information sharing, bursaries, research

findings and educational materials

 

 

To be signed

 

To be signed

Botswana

 

Bilateral

Letter of Intent

Cooperation in Vocational, Distance,

Teacher Education, Special Education, Joint

Research Programmes, Information and Staff

Exchanges

Signed on 11 April

1996

Bulgaria

 

Bilateral

Agreement on Cooperation in the fields of Education, Arts, Culture, Science and Sports

Exchange of information and institutional

linkages

Signed on 20

November 1995

Croatia

 

Bilateral

Agreement on Cooperation in the fields of Education, Arts, Culture, Science and

Technology

Reciprocal recognition of certificates and

academic degrees

Signed on 18

November 1996

Cuba

Bilateral

Agreement on Cooperation in the field of Education

 

Technical Assistance to DoE in Maths and

Science programmes

Signed on 22

November 2002

Egypt

Joint Bilateral Commission

Framework Agreement

between South Africa and

Egypt

Offer of scholarships

Still to be signed

Flanders

(Belgium)

Bilateral

Agreement on Cooperation in the field of Education, Arts,

Culture, Science, Technology and Sport

Institutional linkages and sharing of

information

 

Signed on 28 October

1996

 

 

Germany

Binational Commission

 

Agreement on Cultural

Cooperation

Institutional linkages, exchange of

information, study of languages, school text

books and curricular depiction

Signed on 10 March

1998

 

India

 

Bilateral

Agreement on Cooperation in the fields of Education, Arts, Culture and Sport

The study of languages, literature, culture

and history of each otherís country

Development of cultural relations between the two countries

Signed on 4 December 1996

Japan

Partnership Forum

Agreement on Placement of Volunteers

 

Volunteers are placed in Provinces

Signed on 9 January 2001

Lesotho

Joint Bilateral Commission

Draft Bilateral Agreement

 

Bilateral cooperation in Higher Education

Cooperation through SADC at multilateral

level

Pending

Mexico

Bilateral

General Agreement on

Cooperation

Institutional linkages, HRD training, joint

seminars and exchange of information

Signed on 23

September 1998

Namibia

 

Bilateral

Agreement regarding Schools and Adult Education in Walvis Bay

With effect from 1 January 1995, the

education programmes, curricula, syllabi and language policy shall be phased in gradually in Walvis Bay.

With effect from the transfer date, the

Namibian school calender shall apply and be

followed, and Namibian public holidays shall

be observed in Walvis Bay

Signed on 2 May 1994

 

 

Netherlands

Bilateral

Agreement on Cooperation in

the fields of education,

science, arts and culture,

health, welfare and Sport

Creation of opportunities for mutual learning between the two countries

Building long term relationships for mutual

benefit

Signed on 30

September 1996

Nigeria

Binational Commission

Agreement on Educational

Cooperation

 

Institutional linkages, cooperation between

the National Commission of UNESCO,

exchange of experts, specialists, government officials, educational conferences and

seminars

Signed on 29 April

2000

Norway

Bilateral

Programme on research

Cooperation

Exchange of scientific and technological

information and documentation

Promotion of commercialization of scientific

and technological achievements and joint

participation in international programmes

Signed on 22

November 2001

Palestine

Bilateral

Agreement on educational

Cooperation

Encourage direct contact and cooperation

between institutions of higher education in

the two countries, sharing of expertise and

information

Encourage cooperation between our

respective National Commissions for

UNESCO

Signed on 6

November 2000

Peopleís Republic of China

Bilateral

Agreement on Education Cooperation

Scholarships

Establishment of a Chinese Centre

To be signed

 

Russia

Bilateral

Protocol on Cooperation in the Field of Education

Exchange of educational Information,

scholarships and linkages

Signed on 21

November 2002

 

 

Rwanda

Joint Commission of

Cooperation

Agreement on Cooperation in Education

Institutional linkages, sharing of expertise and subsidizing students

Signed on 19 October 2000

Scotland

Bilateral

Teacher Exchange

 

A total of 18 teachers from each country will be afforded the opportunity to go and teach in the host country for a period of 6 to 8 weeks

To be signed

Sweden

Binational Commission

 

 

 

 

 

Expired on 31

December 2002

UNESCO

 

Bilateral

Memorandum of

Understanding

Providing support to the development goals of education in South Africa

 

Signed on 21 April

1998

United Kingdom

Joint Commission

Joint Statement of

Cooperation on Education and Training

Both countries are working to enforce best

practice in the recruitment of teachers to the UK from South Africa

Signed on 14 June

2001

United States of

America

Commission for

Educational exchanges

Agreement concerning the

establishment of the South

African-United States

Commission for Educational

Exchanges

Agreement concerning the

Program of the Peace Corps

Fulbright Commission operationalised

 

 

 

 

Placement of the Peace Corps and

Volunteers in Provinces

Signed on 17

February 1997

 

 

 

Signed on 5

December 1995

As on 7 April 2003