SANTS Private Higher Education Institution was established in 1997 as a private national education and training provider. Over the past 21 years, SANTS has presented various programmes and qualifications in the education sector to more than 30 000 educators.
SANTS began its operations as a relatively small-scale organisation offering expertise to the newly reorganised provincial education departments. Over the next few years, we presented a number of in-service training programmes in collaboration with these departments. By 2001, with an impressive track record and increasing demand for our services, SANTS was able to grow and diversify as a Further Education and Training College, focusing on Early Childhood Development and Continuing Teacher Development programmes.
In 2012, SANTS registered as a Private Higher Education Institution at the DHET with the focus on initial teacher education (ITE) programmes. In excess of 3 600 newly qualified teachers have since graduated with the Diploma in Grade R Teaching, BEd Foundation Phase and Intermediate Phase programmes.