National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008 (Act 67 of 2008): Revised Policy on the Minimum Requirements for Teacher Education Qualifications. 

The revised Teacher Education Policy provides that the initial qualification for Grade R educators is a Diploma in Grade R Teaching. This means that once the policy is finalised, potential employees must possess a Diploma in Grade R Teaching in order to be eligible for employment as Grade R teachers. The minimum teacher qualifications necessary for future employment of a teacher at a school level will be a Bachelor of Education degree or a PGCE.

National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008 -Act 67 of 2008-Revised Policy on the