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Communicate and Connect. Confidently

Whoever told you that presenting to a group of people is easy, does not know what he or she is talking about. Coming up with a brilliant idea is not a problem. The way in which it comes across to your audience is what makes a difference. Presenting…See More
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Lynel Farrell replied to sylvia hammond's discussion A Tale of Two State Entities: SAQA and the QCTO in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"Questions and concerns have been raised.  The PPC has shown disregard and disappointment, and we agree.  There might be hope?  Where to from here is my question to Skills Universe members. Will SETAs be re-licensed? Will all SAQA…"
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Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax) replied to sylvia hammond's discussion A Tale of Two State Entities: SAQA and the QCTO in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"Dear Pierre I disagree with you about SAQA. Their processes and procedures were efficient and easy to understand and the NQF was created in a short space of time. They did not throw the baby out with the bathwater which is what the QCTO appears to…"
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Bronwen Nel commented on Charlton Philiso's blog post MICT SETA qualifcations review - Film and Media qualifications
"That's brilliant! Thank you. We are very keen to be involved!"
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Charlton Philiso commented on Charlton Philiso's blog post MICT SETA qualifcations review - Film and Media qualifications
""Hi, I'm based in Port Elizabeth and would like to be a part of the meeting on 27th October. Is it possible for me to SKYPE into the discussion or could we have a live blog/IM session included? I look forward to your…"
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Bronwen Nel commented on Charlton Philiso's blog post MICT SETA qualifcations review - Film and Media qualifications
"Hi, I'm based in Port Elizabeth and would like to be a part of the meeting on 27th October. Is it possible for me to SKYPE into the discussion or could we have a live blog/IM session included? I look forward to your response. Bronwen."
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Steve Short replied to sylvia hammond's discussion SAQA publishes National Policy on Recognition of Prior Learning in the group Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
"The credit is as much for your process as for not using it as a get rich quick scheme Karen... Looking forward to the read."
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Peter van Nieuwenhuizen replied to Gill Connellan's discussion Psychology of user acceptance unit standards for IT projects in the group Freelance Facilitators
"Your best bet is to get Glenford Myers' book "The Art of Software Testing" .  After spending more than 20 years in the software engineering field, I would not trust any so called Unit Standard.  You also need to look at…"
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karen deller replied to sylvia hammond's discussion SAQA publishes National Policy on Recognition of Prior Learning in the group Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
"thanks - but the approach I can't really take that much credit for.  it is the philosophy of RPL as a pedagogy in its own right, as opposed to RPL as 'simply' an assessment process.  Neither is universally correct in all…"
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sylvia hammond replied to sylvia hammond's discussion A Tale of Two State Entities: SAQA and the QCTO in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"Good morning to all and thank you for your responses so far - I'm sure that there will be more. Pierre I agree with so much of your analysis and as I listened to the discussion following the presentation, I felt that the two parties could have…"
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Steve Short replied to sylvia hammond's discussion SAQA publishes National Policy on Recognition of Prior Learning in the group Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
"That's what I would call best practice @ Karen. Well done!"
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    GETTING STARTED WITH TRAINING

    Started by Phillip Chirata in Accreditation, training material, assessment on Friday. 0 Replies

    I recently qualified as an Assessor and have registered   with Agriseta to offer training in Animal Production from [NQF1] to [NQF4] as well as Plant Production [NQF1] to[ NQF4].I have recently joined a company and I have been tasked to give my…Continue

    Time to leave the boat?

    Started by Marie Smith in Accreditation, training material, assessment. Last reply by sylvia hammond on Saturday. 3 Replies

    On days like today I really think it is time to leave the boat in despair - when a learning programme evaluator cannot see that what he/she sees on a checklist as an 'Evidence locator grid' is exactly the same as the 'Assessment design and plan'…Continue

    Environmental Qualifications Facilitator and Assessor

    Started by Rumbi James in Accreditation, training material, assessment on Wednesday. 0 Replies

    I facilitate and Assess the following;• Qualification 22902 - National Diploma: Environment, Training and Development Practice• Qualification 22900 – National Certificate: Environmental Education, Training and Development Practice• Unit Standard…Continue

    Material wanted SAQA ID 258898

    Started by Albert Mandizvidza in Accreditation, training material, assessment on Tuesday. 0 Replies

    we are looking for the above material. please respond to albert@peakford.co.za 0114624642Continue

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    Communicate and Connect. Confidently

    Posted by Michelle Shippel on October 20, 2014 at 12:30 0 Comments

    Whoever told you that presenting to a group of people is easy, does not know what he or she is talking about. Coming up with a brilliant idea is not a problem. The way in which it comes across to your audience is what makes a difference. Presenting to a group of people can be a daunting exercise - a trial of fire - but one which you emerge from as a more confident communicator, who is able to connect with a diverse range of people. 



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    Success the old school way

    Posted by Chantel Harris on October 17, 2014 at 11:32 0 Comments

    As any leader in the corporate world knows, success does not come quickly or easily. In fact, the best way to prepare for a leading role in a large company is starting at the bottom and working your way up.

    Although every worker who climbed the corporate ladder has their own success story, the road to achievement has some unavoidable steps. Let’s have a look at the basic framework of working your way up in the corporate world:

    Start as early as…

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    QMS Discussion - POLICY 14: CERTIFICATION POLICY

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on October 17, 2014 at 8:41 0 Comments

    QMS Discussion - POLICY 14: CERTIFICATION POLICY

     

    The Company will establish and maintain a secure database for the issuing of certificates and will request, in writing to the SETA for the approval of pro forma certificates.

    The following procedures must be implemented:

    • A computerised record keeping system that contains all the learners personal details as well as the Learner’s programme details and achievements.
    • A…
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    MICT SETA qualifcations review - Film and Media qualifications

    Posted by Charlton Philiso on October 16, 2014 at 16:13 4 Comments

    The MICT SETA together with the QCTO is in the process of reviewing qualifications for all sub-sectors that fall within its scope. These are:

    Advertising;

    Film and Media;

    Electronics;

    IT;

    Telecommunications

    To this end we have held two pre-scoping sessions for the Journalism and the Film and Media (FEM) qualifications. During the Film and…

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    QMS: Discussion - POLICY 13: MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REVIEW POLICY

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on October 15, 2014 at 8:29 0 Comments

    QMS: Discussion - POLICY 13: MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REVIEW POLICY

    The company will ensure that internal system reviews are in place in order to maintain an effective Quality Management System as well as to promote continual improvement.

    The internal review program must include Annual Management Board reviews, Annual Quality Committee reviews, Quarterly Review Meeting as well as Monthly Internal communication and update meetings.

    Policies should be…

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    Learnerships

    Posted by Nadenza Jones on October 14, 2014 at 17:53 0 Comments

    Hi, Can someone please advise as to how the payments of a learnership should work? Example when running a learnership you start of with example 7 learners so you invoice the client for 7 learners as the contact sessions continue learners drop out so you adjust your invoice according to the number of learners left? is this correct?  Than you find yourself in a situation where there is one contact session left meaning the learner completed 99% of the qualification and drop out, should you…

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