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Marilize Marais replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Radio Talk Show on SAFM - Why are black graduates unemployed?
"The question of whether unemployed graduates are restricted to "black" graduates only is a statistical question and a proper study should be done to explore the statement . This study should also look at the amount of graduates employed in…"
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Accreditation Processes

This group holds discussions related to accreditation processes with the ETQA's.See More
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Gill Connellan replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Radio Talk Show on SAFM - Why are black graduates unemployed?
"Bongani has made some key points in this discussion that relate to appropriate career advice and also the manipulating of subject choice and marking methods to ensure that matric results are ensured.   Most of our discussion has centred around…"
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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL HR and training practitioners coming together  to unlock the hidden talents in the interests of employers and employees.See More
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Renee' McGibbon replied to Lindani Mbayisa's discussion Training Provider Accredittion in the group Accreditation Processes
"Hi Lindani, Please send me your information and I will contact you. Contact e-mail: renee@setaservices.co.za, mobile: 084 678 4254 Kind regards Renee'"
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Annelise Strydom replied to Arrie Venter's discussion Carpenter aprentice training in the group Training Service Providers
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Charles Dey replied to Hannes Nel's discussion What can APPETD do for SMMEs? in the group Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices
"Hi Cynthia, Sorry to be a nitpicker but why a  "Chartered Institute of Professional Practitioners and Trainers" . From where are you proposing to acquire your Charter? The Queen? Because that's where all other professional…"
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Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices

This is a group for anyone involved in Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices (ODETD) in any capacity. The association is built on the pillars of Integrity, Trust and Transparency. There are no fees involved and you are…See More
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Pieter Staal replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Radio Talk Show on SAFM - Why are black graduates unemployed?
"Reading many of the responses I am amused as the same questions raised and same comments about not reading adverts, not being appropriately qualified etc were bandied about in the late '80's. A senior manager complained about the…"
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Bongani Khonjwayo replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Radio Talk Show on SAFM - Why are black graduates unemployed?
"Very interesting discussion. I align myself with the sentiment that the problem begins early on in the system of education. Career guidance is not only little but almost non-existent. Educators are also under pressure to teach other than attend to…"
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Lynette Barbara Myers replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Radio Talk Show on SAFM - Why are black graduates unemployed?
"South Africans of all races need to change their thought processes with regards to academic versus skills-based education. Our society, both past and present puts too much emphasis and status upon the "professions" which require a…"
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Juanita Burjins replied to Lindani Mbayisa's discussion Training Provider Accredittion in the group Accreditation Processes
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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 Marilize Marais 2 minutes ago. 16 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

    Tags: management, school, employers, commitment, deficit

    W&R SETA Assessment Centre (AQP) Research Forums

    Started by Steven Louw in Quality Council for Trades & Occupations (QCTO). Last reply by Victoria Siphiwe Mamvura-Gava yesterday. 3 Replies

    The Skills Network is managing a research project for CPUT, commissioned by W&R SETA. The research focus is on Assessment Centre models for their 7 current qualifications in the registration process with QCTO.Workshops are limited to W&R…Continue

    Calling materials developers with Public Sector Knowledge and Experience

    Started by Arlene Walsh in Vacancies & Contracts for Work. Last reply by George Mavunga yesterday. 4 Replies

    A Public Sector client of ours needs to expand their database of service providers. If you are a reputable organisation or individual with experience in, and knowledge of, the Public Sector, please respond to this request. I will pass on your…Continue

    Training / Workplace Provider merSETA

    Started by Johan Schoeman in Accreditation, training material, assessment. Last reply by Janelle Gravett yesterday. 2 Replies

    Is it possible for a company with an in-house training department to get accreditation from merSETA, provide learnership training and within the same company provide the Workplace experience for learners. I am under the impression that One company…Continue

    Tags: Provider, Training, Accreditation

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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.

    The Counselling Conversation

    Posted by Nicolene Rose- Innes on September 4, 2014 at 22:23 0 Comments

    South Africa is plagued with diseases which do not always require medication, but rather the exploration of the actions and feelings, which have led to poor life choices and resulted in disease. In addition to this, we live in what many would  describe as an extremelly stressful enviornment where we constantly misunderstand each other.  It  would  therfore  make sense that professionals working in the helath and human resource field learn the art of counselling. 

    Counselling is a…

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    Community Development Initiatives International (CDII) seeks your support

    Posted by Don Leffler on August 31, 2014 at 20:48 1 Comment

    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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