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Frances de Klerk liked Charlene Peens's discussion Sub-Standard Learning Material should be exposed
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Simba Mahaso replied to Charlene Peens's discussion Sub-Standard Learning Material should be exposed in the group Learning Material Development
"Charlene, you are very right in this issue. Unfortunately this has spread into other countries not only SA. Professionalism is "getting finished" in Learning material developers and also in developers of assessments. Without too much…"
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DuduzileZwane replied to Charlene Peens's discussion Sub-Standard Learning Material should be exposed in the group Learning Material Development
"Dear Marie I truly like your comment, wander what happened to the  learning material approval. For compliance according to SAQA REGULATION 127."
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Marie Smith replied to Charlene Peens's discussion Sub-Standard Learning Material should be exposed in the group Learning Material Development
"Charlene  - this will continue for as long as providers want to pay R30,000 or as little as R10,000 for a full qualification... and take advantage of such ridiculous offers as 'Christmas special', 'Valentine specials',…"
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Mountain Fire, Cape Town Time-lapse,

From 19:39 to 21:32. Roughly 2 hours.
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sylvia hammond replied to Charlene Peens's discussion Sub-Standard Learning Material should be exposed in the group Learning Material Development
"Hi Rudy Please explain QSP to me "
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Rudy Maritz replied to Charlene Peens's discussion Sub-Standard Learning Material should be exposed in the group Learning Material Development
"I am quite sure they will not be around for much longer. That is the ETQA's I refer to. These will be replaced by the QSP's and hopefully these "bodies" will do a better job under the QCTO. SAQA and SETA's are dinosaurs."
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Hannes Nel replied to Charlene Peens's discussion Sub-Standard Learning Material should be exposed in the group Learning Material Development
"This will not change as long as quality assurance bodies don't do their work."
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Pieter van der Westhuizen liked sylvia hammond's discussion Who is trying to fool who? Do we have a skills shortage or not?
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Wessel PIETERS left a comment for Charlene Peens
"I was in the Services Seta Chamber for Project management for 5 years.  I then discovered that PM is a 2nd career choice which persons make when they are tired of their current environment / work.Seta is not serious about PM, and therefore…"
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Charlene Peens replied to Charlene Peens's discussion Sub-Standard Learning Material should be exposed in the group Learning Material Development
"I totally agree with you Rudy.  It is so sad that SA has become so driven by the piece of paper that they lost sight of the quality of the piece of paper.  Because of the emphasis placed on the paper - people will do anything and…"
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Charlene Peens left a comment for Wessel PIETERS
"Oh gosh - my spelling!  I meant to say - is the development aligned to a unit standard qualification?  It does not have to be, but the requirements are very different if it is. "
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Charlene Peens left a comment for Wessel PIETERS
"Hi Wessel.  Is this devilment in alignment with a unit standard qualification?  I will gladly look over it and give you feedback. "
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    HIRA IN THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE OH&S ACT [NEW HIRA Trainer's Kit]

    Started by Ken Annandale in Industrial relations issues including retrenchment, discipline & dismissal 13 hours ago. 0 Replies

    Included are new definitions and sections that amongst others, compel employers to conduct Risk Assessments:'risk assessment' means, the process of evaluating the risks to an employee’s health and safety from workplace hazards and is a systematic…Continue

    Who is trying to fool who? Do we have a skills shortage or not?

    Started by sylvia hammond in Skills, Sector Education & Training Authorities (SETAs), levies & scarce skills. Last reply by sylvia hammond 5 hours ago. 10 Replies

    We are all used to inflammatory and misleading media reports, for example:where a minimal drop in the exchange rate of 0.3% requires the word "plummet" to describe the change,when we are told that our nation is "broken"; whereas looking at the…Continue

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    Service Seta Accredited Training Provider

    Started by Minah Molebatsi in Education, ECD, Post-school Education & Training. Last reply by Elmaine Volschenk Feb 25. 1 Reply

    Dear All I need services of an accredited training provider for the following Skills programmes, Marketing and Secretarial courses.Regards,MinahContinue

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    ECD: Recognition of Prior Learning

    Posted by Wilma de Villiers on February 23, 2015 at 19:22 6 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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    Let's be positive about low shedding

    Posted by Bronwyn Newman on February 8, 2015 at 14:08 0 Comments

    Like most South Africans we are really frustrated with Eskom.



    We have been lied to, manipulated by the truth, bullied into paying more n more for electricity and now we have load shedding that leaves us having to constantly check social platforms to make sure if it is happening and not just randomly suspended.



    We are told to exercise caution now by switching off all our appliances by the plugs and also unplugging them.



    Work is affected being shut down for 2… Continue

    Checking the Availability of a Company Name with CIPC

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on February 5, 2015 at 10:11 3 Comments

    One of the major changes brought about by the New Companies Act that will affect start-ups is the availability of business names.

    Under the new Act, name reservation is no longer mandatory before registering a company.

     

    If a proposed name is rejected the company may still be registered and the registration number then becomes the name of the company at incorporation until an appropriate name has been reserved. Furthermore, symbols are allowed in company names and…

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