Welcome to SACE
SACE is the professional council for educators, that aims to enhance the status of the teaching profession through appropriate Registration, management of Professional Development and inculcation of a Code of Ethics for all educators.
Urgent Notice - Durban Office
The President of the Republic of South Africa, Honourable Cyril Ramaphosa, on the 11 January 2021 extended the lockdown alert level 3 and emphasised on amongst others the importance of maintenance of Social Distancing as an important means of curbing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Council has noted the large numbers of educators visiting the Durban office and the minimum space available to cater for social distancing in the office and therefore gives the following notice on how educators will be assisted as from the 13 January 2021:
- A registration box will be kept at the security station (21 Zumaysha Building, Joe Slovo Street, Durban) for all to drop their applications.
- A register will be kept for any person dropping the application forms to complete. (Compulsory)
- Educators must ensure that all necessary documents are attached (visit www.sace.org.za) for all registration requirements
- The process of finalising the registration will take Seven (7) working days from the date the application is dropped at the office.
- After the Seven (7) working days, educators can visit the office to collect their certificates/letters
Educators who are registering for the first time, are also welcomed to use the SACE Online Registration System. Through online registration system, those who qualify for provisional registration will receive their provisional registration letters through their emails. Those who qualify for full registration certificate, can collect their certification from the SACE Durban office with a copy of an Identity Document.
NB: NO EDUCATOR WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE OFFICE WHILSTS THESE MEASURES ARE IN PLACE.
Issued by : SACE Communication
Enquiries : Themba Ndhlovu (Spokesperson)
Kindly note that the only payment required for SACE registration is Registration fee of R200 (South Africans) , R400 (non-South Africans) ,R50 renewal/ update fees and the annual levy of R180 for those not on Persal .All our offices do not accept cash payments.
Kindly report any other payment required from yourselves in any of our offices and if possible have some evidence of such and the name of the person demanding such payment.
No SACE staff member is allowed to solicit any form of payment or bribe for the services rendered.
Council strives to provide excellent service at all times.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT | OFFICES RE-OPENING
Warm greetings from the South African Council for Educators.
Kindly take note of the following important information relating to howthe Council will manage the level three lockdown as pronounced by the President of the Republic of South Africa:
1. The following offices will operate normally from 06 January 2021.
a) Centurion office
b) Durban office
c) Bloemfontein office
d) East London office
Baysville School of Skills
3 Burnet Road
The above offices will operate from 08h00 - 16h30
All Educators visiting these offices must adhere to all health and safety measures which include:
a) Always wearing a mask
b) Maintain social distancing and all other regulations applying to level 3 alert.
2. The Polokwane office will remain closed and will only reopen on 25 January 2021 as the school where the office is located serves as a marking center.
NB: No educator will be allowed at this office.
3. Educators are encouraged to make use of the following alternatives if they can avoid visiting the offices
a) for all updates and renewals email documents to : Update.firstname.lastname@example.org
b) all new applications www.eservices.gov.za
4. Council will continue monitoring the situation and will communicate accordingly. Together we can beat this pandemic
15 Min Survey
As SACE we encourage affiliates to take this 15min survey conducted by WITS and UJ on the peritraumatic effects of covid-19. Click this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/theperitraumaticeffectsofcovid-19onteachers_2020 to access detailed information about the study and the questionnaire at the end.
Please note the link to the online registration for SACE. The SACE online registration is facilitated through the SITA e-services portal. Please go to www.eservices.gov.za. Click on the link then Register on the e-gov services. Once registered with the e-gov service, you can then login to the e-gov portal and select on SACE to begin registering. If you already registered on www.eservices.gov.za just proceed with login no need to register twice.
ANNOUNCEMENT | SACE LAUNCH VIRTUAL LIBRARY
SACE in partnership with VVOB South Africa is excited to announce the imminent launch of Virtual Library which all registered Educators will be able to access in the coming weeks.
This initiative is not only aimed to encourage and support the professional development of teachers but also to build a reading nation.
The Virtual Library will be furnished with a broad set of content covering everything from professional development, leadership and management, teaching resources, and books for leisure reading.
To ensure our invite reaches you we encourage you to update your contact details as soon as possible and look out for our personalised email invitation, which you will receive in the coming week.