Postgraduate Education in Taxation by Means of a Flexible Learning Model: A New Educational Paradigm
The Internet is becoming increasingly important in our daily lives. So, too, is the ease of communication by means of television.The power of these two technological tools in education has been combined in so~called ‘flexible learning’.This study investigates the experience of students in a master’s degree programme in taxation, which is presented by means of flexible learning. In general, students experience this mode of learning very positively and would advise others to enrol for the same course.They acknowledge that the benefits of flexible learning far exceed any possible drawbacks.
Flexible learning, Telematic education, Postgraduate education in taxation
Section 240A of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (as amended) requires that all tax practitioners register with a recognized controlling body before 1 July 2013. It is a criminal offense to not register with both a recognized controlling body and SARS.