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Molefe Mahape commented on Nduduzo Makhanya's blog post What is an Accredited Facilitator?
"Mr. Makhanya I have the same  view as yourself on accreditation and facilitation therefore there is no need to refer to "accredited facilitator" because it is confusing. Thanks. Molefe"
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Report provided by SABPP"In pursuit of our strategy of providing a voice for the HR profession, we are proud to announce that after months of work with the Department of Justice, the Minister has gazetted a Designation of SABPP registered…See More
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Services SETA Co-op & NPO Capacity Building Workshops

The Services Sector Education & Training Authority (Services SETA) cordially invites all Co-operatives & Non-Profit Organisations (specifically Non-Governmental Organisations & Community Based Organisations) to its Business Capacity…See More
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What is an Accredited Facilitator?

I often come across job advertisements requiring “accredited facilitators” and this got me wondering as to exactly what they mean. As with my previous posts, do pardon my ignorance, I’m only a year and a few months old in this industry. My…See More
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New Qualifications on our List!

We have added a few more qualifications to our already extensive offerings.Many of our Qualifications have Integrated Learning Programmes as the method of packaging. So, if you looking for a smartly packaged programme, without needing the entire…See More
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Lynel Farrell replied to Charlene Peens's discussion Sub-Standard Learning Material should be exposed in the group Learning Material Development
"Charlene, you have every right to be upset.  Unfortunately there is no control or measures in place to stop this.  There is one point that I would like to raise or should I say clarify.  Learning Material approval is hardly ever done…"
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Lynel Farrell replied to Jared Shippel's discussion Quality Material Developers and Charlatans
"Hi Jared, valid question indeed.  And what you are asking now, many other providers and employers have asked before.  1. Fact:  There has never been any quality control, rules, regulations, registered, preferred list of material…"
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    “Are working women better off today than they were 20 years ago?” asked ILO Director-General

    Started by Norman Ntai in Accreditation, training material, assessment 13 hours ago. 0 Replies

    ILO: Progress on gender equality at work remains inadequateILO, 06 March 2015While there have been many achievements on gender equality since the Beijing Declaration on women rights was signed by 189 governments in 1995, many challenges remain,…Continue

    Workers employed by the same employer doing the same work, similar work or work of equal value must be paid the same wages-EEA Section 6

    Started by Norman Ntai in Employment Equity yesterday. 0 Replies

    LRA Amendments wef 2015 in South AfricaIntroductionRecent amendments to the Employment Equity Act and the Labour Relations Act focus on provisions around unfair discrimination, regulation of non-standard employment and small-scale retrenchments. Key…Continue

    Quality Material Developers and Charlatans

    Started by Jared Shippel in Accreditation, training material, assessment. Last reply by Lynel Farrell 15 hours ago. 1 Reply

    I have noticed various discussions talkingabout the varying quality of material developers in SA. Would anybody within the Skills Universe know which developers are great and which are the charlatans that should be avoided at all costs?Continue

    EPWP Working on Fire Delivers Valuable Skills with Tangible Results

    Started by sylvia hammond in Skills, Sector Education & Training Authorities (SETAs), levies & scarce skills. Last reply by Juliane Vorster yesterday. 1 Reply

    Working on Fire is a multi-million-rand job creation Environmental Sector Programme under the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), primarily geared towards assisting government to fulfill its job creation and social upliftment mandate to the…Continue

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    Services SETA Co-op & NPO Capacity Building Workshops

    Posted by sylvia hammond on March 6, 2015 at 17:30 0 Comments

    The Services Sector Education & Training Authority (Services SETA) cordially invites all Co-operatives & Non-Profit Organisations (specifically Non-Governmental Organisations & Community Based Organisations) to its Business Capacity Building & Engagement Workshops covering:

    • How to Apply for Services SETA Skills Development Funding 

    • How to Apply for Tenders & Write a Tender Application

    • Business Writing Skills

    Focus group sessions to engage…

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    What is an Accredited Facilitator?

    Posted by Nduduzo Makhanya on March 6, 2015 at 14:30 1 Comment

    I often come across job advertisements requiring “accredited facilitators” and this got me wondering as to exactly what they mean. As with my previous posts, do pardon my ignorance, I’m only a year and a few months old in this industry. My understanding has been that, you get accredited by SETAS as an Assessor and or/Moderator and that anyone with the necessary skills and experience can become a facilitator. Can anyone give clarity on this please? Does being an accredited facilitator mean…

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    ECD: Recognition of Prior Learning

    Posted by Wilma de Villiers on February 23, 2015 at 19:22 7 Comments

    I have very little experience in RPL.  What I have realized over the years that there are many myths and/ or misunderstandings regarding the RPL processes. RPL is a path that we are now investigating and preparing for. 

    I googled and found valuable websites, especially regarding ECD RPL in Australia.  I also looked at their diagnostic tool but am not sure what the criteria exactly are for a diagnostic tool.  The purpose of the tool is clear to me but not the…

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    Statement: Fire at Van der Sterr Building

    Posted by Bronwyn Newman on February 23, 2015 at 10:54 0 Comments

    On Sunday morning, 22 February 2015, a fire damaged parts of the Van der Sterr-building on the campus of Stellenbosch University (SU).

    Just before 09:00 a fire alarm was activated in the control room of Campus Security and within 10 minutes Campus Security, the fire brigade and senior SU-staff were on the scene. By 09:15 it was confirmed that no staff or students were inside the building. At around 11:00 the fire was under control. On Sunday afternoon the fire brigade was still on the…

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    High-tech happiness sensor helps bosses to measure workplace happiness

    Posted by sharon snell on February 15, 2015 at 23:40 2 Comments

    Hi Tech happiness sensor helps bosses to measure workplace happiness

    Sigmund Freud said that love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness. People who find their lives rewarding and fulfilling both at home and at work are found to be generally more successful in the workplace. Happy workers…

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    Diversity Team Building, or Diversity Training?

    Posted by Brian V Moore on February 11, 2015 at 12:33 2 Comments

    Would you choose Diversity Team building or Traditional Diversity Training?

    Both diversity interventions have a place in the business, or government arenas.

    Traditional Diversity Training.

    With skills and understanding being developed in this form of diversity training, there are often individual, intellectual changes.

    The delegates will get to know why we view the world…

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