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Steve Short commented on Cas Olivier's blog post What happens with infants’ and toddlers’ thinking skills?
"Same problem with the missing comment link.  Your comment concerning the learning advisors might be valid... the school has only been going for 3 years, so perhaps they are still learning as well.  I can just add that NAPLAN assessment…"
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Cas Olivier commented on Cas Olivier's blog post What happens with infants’ and toddlers’ thinking skills?
"Hi Steve, there is no icon beneath your comment to comment on your comment, so I do it here. Thanks for sharing your personal involvement and experience. I am quite familiar with the Regio Emelia approach. In fact already I posted on this site about…"
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Steve Short commented on Cas Olivier's blog post What happens with infants’ and toddlers’ thinking skills?
"Now this is a topic that fascinates me Cas.  I am a 'inherited' guardian for 3 young children (aged 2 to 8) and am playing 'catch up' in refreshing my knowledge of pedagogics.  2 of the children are at a school that…"
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Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO

A call for help to SETAs, SAQA, QCTO and DHET have been tried.  In order to get concerns heard in the QCTO environment, member support is required to forward our cry for help to the Public Protector.  We can only stand together, support one another…See More
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MICT Registered Assessor and Moderator offers services

Good day,I am George Sekhukhune, a registered assessor and moderator with MICT for:-FETC: Advertising NQF Level 4 andNational Certificate: Journalism NQF Level 5.I am available to provide facilitation, assessing and moderating services in these…See More
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What happens with infants’ and toddlers’ thinking skills?

 “…… children need over 20,000 hours of listening experience in the first 5 years of life to create a neural framework for listening.” (my underlining) *My take on “listening experience” is that it means communication i.e. interaction between the…See More
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Hannes Nel replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Is a holistic approach to RPL the answer? in the group Assessors & Moderators
"The web site that you directed Charlene to also helped me understand the 70-20-10 concept. It is nearly the same as the workplace learning - simulated learning - formal learning concept with a slight shift in emphasis. Interesting…"
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Steve Short replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Is a holistic approach to RPL the answer? in the group Assessors & Moderators
"No really sure if I can help much here Charlene as the concept is new to me.  Most of what I know was sourced via a RTO forum here.  I personally found the following to be most informative - it comes with a 'free' e-book'…"
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Steve Short replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Is a holistic approach to RPL the answer? in the group Assessors & Moderators
"Hannes the 20% is from people (workplace mentor, supervisor, etc) and the 10% is from classroom learning and reading.  My concern is that I'm not sure if the 10 component is enough if you get beyond Cert III level.  Yes what you say…"
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Charlene Peens replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Is a holistic approach to RPL the answer? in the group Assessors & Moderators
"Hi Steve I would be very interested in getting more information on this model for my thesis - please can you provide me with information or point me to a resource? Inbox me on peensc21@gmail.com Much appreciated."
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    Environmental Practice Facilitator and Assessor

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

    I am available to facilitate and Assess Environmental Practice up to level 5. Please inbox me should you require my services.Continue

    Looking to pruchase material for SAQA ID 50080

    Started by Pierre Wepener in Accreditation, training material, assessment on Wednesday. 0 Replies

    Further Education and Training Certificate: Project Management – SAQA ID 50080 NQF Level 4, 4 Credits.Any accredited providers with accredited material for the above certificate willing to sell it please send me a quotation to m3i@m3i.co.za.Thanks…Continue

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    Radio Talk Show on SAFM - Why are black graduates unemployed?

    Started by sylvia hammond in Accreditation, training material, assessment. Last reply by Pierre Wepener on Wednesday. 19 Replies

    This morning Gill Connellan participated in a discussion on SAFM with Sandile Zungu of the Black Business Council, following the latest report on the lack of progress by black youth compared to all other groups on education levels, skills, and…Continue

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    MICT Registered Assessor and Moderator offers services

    Posted by Sekhukhune Lapole George on September 19, 2014 at 12:30 0 Comments

    Good day,

    I am George Sekhukhune, a registered assessor and moderator with MICT for:-

    • FETC: Advertising NQF Level 4 and
    • National Certificate: Journalism NQF Level 5.

    I am available to provide facilitation, assessing and moderating services in these areas.

    I can also facilitate other management programmes as well.

    If interested please inbox me, or e-mail sekhukhune.g@gmail.com. Interested parties can also call…

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    What happens with infants’ and toddlers’ thinking skills?

    Posted by Cas Olivier on September 19, 2014 at 9:30 3 Comments

     “…… children need over 20,000 hours of listening experience in the first 5 years of life to create a neural framework for listening. (my underlining) *

    My take on “listening experience” is that it means communication i.e. interaction between the parent and the child, which is supported by her view “…… that exposure to language (both…

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    Women in business and personal development

    Posted by Des Squire on September 17, 2014 at 12:30 12 Comments

    Much has been said recently relating to the position of women in business and the need for education as a means of unlocking businesswomen’s self belief

    None of us know what the future holds in store. What we do know is that whatever the future - change is inevitable. Change is a fact of life and in order to be adequately equipped for change…

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    Seeking Learning Material to Buy

    Posted by Pierre Wepener on September 17, 2014 at 9:16 0 Comments

    I am looking to buy accredited learning material for the Further Education and Training Certificate: Project Management – SAQA ID 50080 NQF Level 4, 4 Credits.

    This is a Services SETA Qualification and the provider should be able to provide s SLA or memo of understanding to the related material. If you have the material, an all the components thereof needed for successful accreditation with the Service SETA please contact or email me. m3i@m3i.co.za or phone 082 556…

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    Putting people first in Alan Paton country

    Posted by Ian Webster on September 15, 2014 at 11:00 0 Comments

    I was privileged to spend three days recently in Ixopo running a workshop for ward councillors. Driving through that magnificent, though presently brown and dusty, countryside, I was reminded of Alan Paton’s words,

    ‘There is a lovely road which runs from Ixopo into the…

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    Are Learnerships Compulsory in New BBBEE legislation

    Posted by Lerato Makgato on September 8, 2014 at 12:30 12 Comments

    Hi All

    My BBBEE advisor informed the training team that according to the new BBBEE legislation learnerships are now compulsory. Is this true or did she just misinterpret something.

    Looking forward to your responses.

    Thank you.

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