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Lynel Farrell replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO/SAQA/SETA
"One day when I am big, I will purchase a fax machine, just to receive that chocolate from you Steve!  Glad I could refresh the past workings we all did together!!"
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Lynel Farrell replied to Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax)'s discussion QCTO developments
"Thanks Sylvia, appreciate the compliment.  Again, I am not a Training Provider but merely an independent consultant (mostly dealing with obstacles experienced by providers and/or employers) - and if I look at how hard we worked to obtain some…"
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sylvia hammond replied to Ashwell Glasson's discussion Minister Nzimande's view on South Africa adding value through internships & learnerships
"Thank you for the update Herman.  We wait with anticipation to hear the response from their CEO."
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sylvia hammond replied to Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax)'s discussion QCTO developments
"Well-spotted Lynel - numeracy is not one of South Africa's strongest points - but attention to detail is definitely one of yours :)"
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David Jooste replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO/SAQA/SETA
"I need your fax number to fax you a chocolate for all your trouble"
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Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO/SAQA/SETA

We can only stand together, support one another and share information.  We all have concerns, battle with communication, getting answers........... let's assist and drive quality education!See More
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Lynel Farrell replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO/SAQA/SETA
"Standing by Steve ............."
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Steve Short replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO/SAQA/SETA
"? Lynel?"
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Lynel Farrell replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO/SAQA/SETA
"For your ease of reference!"
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Christine Maritz replied to Ashwell Glasson's discussion Minister Nzimande's view on South Africa adding value through internships & learnerships
"That is great, Herman - so glad that you had the meeting with them.  Thank you for the information.  What a lengthy process and obstacles during the process!  Good luck! "
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Lynel Farrell replied to Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax)'s discussion QCTO developments
"On the 24th October 2014 we read a response from Mr Samuels within the discussion posted: SAQA to the Rescue: “The extension of existing qualifications is from the 1 July 2015 until 30 June 2018. All qualifications have a start date and an end…"
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Lynel Farrell replied to Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax)'s discussion QCTO developments
"David, your expertise will be appreciated!  We will schedule in due course!"
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Lynel Farrell replied to Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax)'s discussion QCTO developments
"I will be the Moderator - free of charge!  Please note:  The final "National" Examination will be practical.  Catherine, I will be in contact with you to schedule Jacqueline's examination date!  Keep your diary…"
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Herman Bloemhof replied to Ashwell Glasson's discussion Minister Nzimande's view on South Africa adding value through internships & learnerships
"Hallo Christine. We met with HWSETA this morning and after a lengthy discussion they now understand the predicament we have. They still believe that funding is only relevant if an organisation has submitted a WSP (No need to have the training…"
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    QCTO developments

    Started by Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax) in Quality Council for Trades & Occupations (QCTO). Last reply by Lynel Farrell 8 minutes ago. 19 Replies

    As promised, herewith feedback from the QCTO meeting on Monday 26 January 2015.It is important first of all to understand the process of how new or existing qualifications should be designed or developed.1. Qualifications need to be based on…Continue

    Legal Consequences: Last Will and Testament - what is your recommendation?

    Started by Lynel Farrell in General - topics not covered by categories. Last reply by Lynel Farrell 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

    To the experts, please tell me:What is the legal consequences when signing for a Will (Certificate of Repudiation - Rejecting the Inheritance)?What is the legal consequences when signing the Certificate of Adiation (Acceptance of the Will)?Please…Continue

    Tags: Estates, of, Administration, Executorships, Master

    Minister Nzimande's view on South Africa adding value through internships & learnerships

    Started by Ashwell Glasson in Education, ECD, Post-school Education & Training. Last reply by sylvia hammond 19 minutes ago. 10 Replies

    Here is an interesting article on the Honorable Ministers view on how learnerships and internships add value to South Africa. The statistics are interesting and I must wonder what all your views are on his stance and insights."Minister of Higher…Continue

    Tags: capabilities, skills, pathway, systems, unemployed

    Trade Union Practice Qualification Programme by DITSELA is another revolutionary springboard, to build vibrant Trade Unions....How to de-commodify education?

    Started by Norman Ntai in Industrial relations issues including retrenchment, discipline & dismissal on Tuesday. 0 Replies

    DITSELA unleashes a Trade Union Practice Qualification programme for Trade Unionist in JohannesburgNorman Mampane, COSATU Communications Officer, 27 Jan 2015 “In a dialectic process describing the interaction and resolution between multiple …Continue

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    Aliens don’t negotiate. Build respect in your negotiating teams.

    Posted by Brian V Moore on January 29, 2015 at 10:30 0 Comments

    Building respect and relationships, within negotiating teams will change the outcomes of wage negotiations.

    Picture an All Black playing against the Springboks. They are traditional rivals. As he walks onto the field, he has no thought of negotiation in mind. His focus is to win at any cost. The Bok players feel exactly the same.

    His team start with an impressive Haka. (In South Africa…

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    How to lose your SETA Accreditation – or not

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on January 29, 2015 at 9:45 0 Comments

    Any SETA will take action against training providers who do not adhere to the accreditation agreement and conditions they have with a training provider when they are awarded their accreditation.  Some training providers are not aware that certain conduct by them will result in criminal transgressions. 



    Some of these may be:

    • Learners assessed against unit standards which the accredited training provider, assessor or moderator    have not been accredited or…

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    Napping and Productivity

    Posted by sharon snell on January 27, 2015 at 9:09 6 Comments

    This a very interesting article on the benefits of napping from Productivity SA Newsletter for January

    Napping and Productivity

    A general consensus has emerged over the years that people nap not to recover from last night's party, but more often than not to make up for early-morning commutes, long work hours, and too many responsibilities at home. After a little nap, they feel more alert and do a better job. In fact, some American…

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    Quality Assurer: Funeral Services Specialisation

    Posted by Emma Ka Mbele on January 23, 2015 at 17:00 0 Comments

    SERVICES SETA ADVERT



    The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SSETA), a statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act 97 of 1998), invites applications for the positions hereunder:



    Job Title Quality Assurer: Funeral Services Specialisation



    Total Cost to Company R315 794 – R564 281 per annum



    Job Grade Grade C Upper



    Division/Department Quality Management Division



    Geographic Location…

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    Quality Assurer: Beauty Services Specialisation

    Posted by Emma Ka Mbele on January 23, 2015 at 17:00 0 Comments

      SERVICES SETA VACANCY

    The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SSETA), a statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act 97 of 1998),…

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    ASDSA Launch and Awards conference 18 February 2015

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on January 21, 2015 at 9:19 0 Comments

    ASDSA Launch and Awards conference…

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