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Derek Hendrikz replied to Janelle Gravett's discussion Do we need an Association for Training and Development Practitioners? in the group Freelance Facilitators
"Hi Sylvia. Yes I do believe we need another body. ETD (education, training and development) in the same box would be like clustering advocates, magistrates, judges, prosecutors and lawyers under the same association. In fact the aforesaid…"
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Derek Hendrikz replied to Janelle Gravett's discussion Do we need an Association for Training and Development Practitioners? in the group Freelance Facilitators
"Professional Training is a 135 billion USD industry... I think this deserves its own individual box? www.saptaonline.org - the right place for professional trainers"
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Derek Hendrikz replied to Janelle Gravett's discussion Do we need an Association for Training and Development Practitioners? in the group Freelance Facilitators
"Hi Janelle, Our site www.saptaonline.org is now live. You can find application form under the 'Customer Centre' tab... Join the movement! "
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sylvia hammond added a discussion to the group Industrial and Employment Relations
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Labour Minister now eyeing garden and landscaping services

Do you have a landscaping service?  Many services consist of a driver in a bakkie (who remains in the bakkie) and a few men who tackle the law with a mower and clip the undergrowth in a stylised or hedged manner.  But who trains the people providing…See More
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Cas Olivier replied to Cas Olivier's discussion How do we empower our learners to think, in fact how to learn? in the group Training Service Providers
"Great, thanks Sylvia - Clear"
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sylvia hammond replied to Cas Olivier's discussion How do we empower our learners to think, in fact how to learn? in the group Training Service Providers
"Interesting question with some complexities in the answer. Overall all the features like that are determined automatically by the system - the algorithm?   But if you notice apparent inconsistencies then that well be our intervention.…"
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Carla Van Veenendaal added a discussion to the group Accreditation Processes
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Costly requirement - to what end?

I have been following various training organisations through their accreditation and re-accreditation processes.  The most puzzling requirement is that personnel have to be appointed and their CV's and other information must be stringently supplied…See More
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Gill Connellan commented on David Jooste's group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"I have written to a QCTO representative about the question of the number of qualifications and have been sent a message via the Department of Higher Education that someone will respond to us.  We will wait to hear more."
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Cas Olivier replied to Cas Olivier's discussion How do we empower our learners to think, in fact how to learn? in the group Training Service Providers
"Hi Sylvia, What determines a a discussion's position on the "Top content" list?"
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    Stakeholder Reputation Risk is the most dangerous and volatile type of reputation risk

    Started by Deon Binneman in Accreditation, training material, assessment 12 hours ago. 0 Replies

    Stakeholder Reputation Risk is the most dangerous and volatile type of reputation risk. Stakeholder Reputation Risk is the risk that emerges when the reasonable expectations of stakeholders are not met. Thus, these questions needs to be addressed in…Continue

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    Employment Equity Amendments 2014 - what impact will they have?

    Started by Des Squire in Employment Equity on Thursday. 0 Replies

    Employment Equity Amendments 2014Recent changes to the Employment Equity act will have an impact on many employers in some way or other. The main changes seem to indicate that discrimination against women is the main target particularly when it…Continue

    On-line courses

    Started by Richard Leeming in Vacancies & Contracts for Work on Thursday. 0 Replies

    We are looking to bring our range of accredited courses on-line and are looking to employ the following,On-line Course Development HeadJunior Graphic Designer and Web DeveloperMarketing and Communications CoordinatorAll candidates must have…Continue

    CALL CENTER AGENT/RESEARCHER

    Started by Nicole van Eeden in Vacancies & Contracts for Work Aug 26. 0 Replies

    Our Rivonia based client is looking for a dedicated call center researcher, who has work experience in the call center field.The incumbent will be responsible for targeted cold-calling, learning about a variety of different industries and making…Continue

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    Community Development Initiatives International (CDII) seeks your support

    Posted by Don Leffler on August 31, 2014 at 20:48 0 Comments

    Community Development Initiatives International (CDII) 

    CDII operates as a non profit company and is committed to supporting communities and encouraging sustainable livelihoods.…

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    Moonwalk for Community Friendship and Support

    Posted by Don Leffler on August 31, 2014 at 20:30 0 Comments

    September is International Muscular Dystrophy Awareness month
    CDII's We MiND Foundation and MDFSA will be participating in the Despatch 3G Community Moon Walk on Saturday, 6th September 2014 from 08h00 at the Despatch Railway Station.
    Come join us for the Moonwalk 2,5 and 5km walk!! …
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    SA GRADUATES CONFIDENT ABOUT ENTERING THE WORKPLACE - PPS

    Posted by sharon snell on August 25, 2014 at 22:07 0 Comments

    SA GRADUATES CONFIDENT ABOUT ENTERING THE WORKPLACE – SURVEY

    21 August 2014:

    Results from the first ever PPS Student Confidence Index (SCI) have revealed that South African students are optimistic about entering the workforce on completing their studies. The PPS survey, conducted with approximately 170 students, revealed a 79% confidence level…

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    RHODES CYCLES FOR A CAUSE: RHODES HEALTH SUITE (GYM) CYCLATHON 2014

    Posted by Don Leffler on August 23, 2014 at 17:00 0 Comments

    Grahamstown: RHODES Health Suite (Gym) holds a Cyclathon each year to support a special cause. This year the Indoor Cycling team at Rhodes supported sufferers of muscle diseases such as motor neuron disease, muscle distrophy, muscle sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and others.…

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    Teacher Development gets support

    Posted by Don Leffler on August 23, 2014 at 16:48 0 Comments

    Teacher Development gets support

     

    NAPTOSA, the second largest Teacher Union, has put its weight behind SACE’s Teacher Development strategy.

     

    Government’s strategy to introduce a formal professional development programme for Teachers was implemented early this year. At last weeks KZN Naptosa Congress some 400 participants gave support for the teacher development system developed by…

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    Masculine- themed job adverts signal to women that they do not belong in that workplace

    Posted by sharon snell on August 22, 2014 at 0:45 0 Comments

     

    Employers may unknowingly be discouraging female job seekers from applying for jobs merely by the way their job adverts are worded. Masculine-themed words (such as competitive, dominate, and leader) present in job adverts can dissuade women from applying because they cue that women do not belong. These masculine themed job adverts often have a discriminatory effect, even though they do not have a discriminatory intent. This is…

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