An advisory committee that is expected to guide the higher education, science and technology department's response to the coming wave of technological innovation is expected to feed into work undertaken by a presidential commission, which was established in April. 

Former higher education minister Naledi Pandor signed a government gazette that established an advisory committee on the fourth industrial revolution earlier in June. The committee will ensure that students are equipped to meet the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities presented by the changing world of work...

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