Education Committee

Education Committee members: 01 August 2013 - 31 July 2016

Prof V Naidoo – Chairperson of the Education Committee and representative of the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria (UP)

Dr M Mwanza – Representative of the North West University (NWU)

Prof D du Toit – Representative of the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)

Sr T Lötter – Representative of the Veterinary Nursing profession

Mr J Müller - Representative of the Veterinary Technology profession

Mr C Bester - Representative of the Laboratory Animal Technology profession

Mr J Oosthuizen - Representative of the Animal Health Technician profession and representative of UNISA

Dr K Joubert - Representative of the SAVA - Private Practitioners

Dr R Mphuti - Representative of State Veterinary Services

Dr A Banderker – Representative of Animal Welfare Organisations to be co-opted, when necessary.

Any applications and/or submissions for the attention of the Education Committee should be submitted to Leonie Westcott, Director Education onThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   and to Lenora Erasmus, Education Co-ordinator on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ,  No late submissions will be considered.

Refer to Dates: Submissions & Applications for Education Committee  meeting dates.

The Education Committee investigates and monitors all aspects of the veterinary and para-veterinary undergraduate standards for registration, including examination standards and teaching facilities and reports regularly to the Council.

The SAVC Education Committee deals, inter alia, with the following:

LIAISON

VISITATIONS

Visitations to tertiary training institutions:

GLOBAL ACCREDITATION OF QUALIFICATIONS AND RECOGNITION OF VISITS

MONITORING STANDARDS OF TRAINING

Monitoring of all subjects in all programmes:

Animal Health:                     UNISA (National Diploma - Animal Health)

                                                North West University (NWU), The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
                                                and Technology (FAST) (Diploma and Degree - Animal Health)

Veterinary Science:              University of Pretoria (UP), The Faculty of Veterinary Science (BVSc)

Veterinary Nursing:              University of Pretoria (UP), The Faculty of Veterinary Science (DVN)

Veterinary Technology:        Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)

 

Monitoring guidelines and forms used for BVSc and DVN (UP); Animal Health (NWU and UNISA) and Veterinary Technology (TUT) are revised and updated.

Annual reporting from the Veterinary Faculty, including applications and admissions are reviewed.

General examination matters are regularly reviewed, e.g. examination documents; revision of the SAVC question data bank, etc. 

All examination applications for the Full Registration Examination should reach Lenora Erasmus on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by NO later than 1 April [annually]. For more information on the examinations, select the Professions menubar option on the home page of www.savc.org.za,  select the relevant profession and then find the examination information in the bar on the left hand side of the page. 

Appointment of an examination officer, moderators and examiners for the annual SAVC Full Registration Examination for veterinarians, veterinary nurses, animal health technicians and veterinary technologists. Reviewing the examination process and results before submission to Council. Consideration of Competency Specific Registration (CSR) Examinations.

All training matters related to laboratory animal technologists, veterinary nurses, animal health technicians and veterinary technologists.

New para-veterinary professions, e.g. veterinary welfare assistants, veterinary physical rehabilitation, etc.