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Profile Iconshepherd chihwehwete, Kenny Shibambu, JEFFREY MASIU and 2 more were featured
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Charles Dey replied to Charles Dey's discussion Need help please- distinguishing the excellent from the good
"That is a key question, thanks Keegen"
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Charles Dey replied to Charles Dey's discussion Need help please- distinguishing the excellent from the good
"Much appreciated Hannes, thank you"
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Willemien Kleijn replied to Willemien Kleijn's discussion Unit Standards-based Assessment in the group Training Service Providers
"Hi Charles, Thanks a lot for that information. Regards, Willemien"
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Willemien Kleijn replied to Willemien Kleijn's discussion Unit Standards-based Assessment in the group Training Service Providers
"Thanks for the offer to develop a spreadsheet, but that won't be necessary. You are right, it could be done like that (and I could develop it myself), but isn't that the whole point of having an LMS - to let the system do the work for you?"
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Hannes Nel replied to Charles Dey's discussion Need help please- distinguishing the excellent from the good
"Hello Charles, I posted the main quality criteria previously. Here they are again: TEN MAIN AREAS OF QUALITY ASSURANCE 1. Institutional ethos and strategic planning. a. The vision of the institution. b. The mission of the institution. c. Aims and…"
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Victoria Siphiwe Mamvura-Gava replied to Willemien Kleijn's discussion Unit Standards-based Assessment in the group Training Service Providers
"Thanks for this Charles, very helpful."
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Brian V Moore posted a blog post

Respecting diversity is good business!

If you could do business with foreigners, would you learn how to understand and respect them? Of course you would.When you start out, it seems as if they are from another planet. You know that any errors will offend them and your chances will be…See More
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Keegen Chetty replied to Charles Dey's discussion Need help please- distinguishing the excellent from the good
"think it's quite simple to determine effectiveness of a FET, and that is the ratio of students enrolled to the number of students that gain permanent employment. Is that not the purpose of FET Collages?"
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Charles Dey replied to Charles Dey's discussion Need help please- distinguishing the excellent from the good
"Yes, very important, thanks Annette"
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Charles Dey replied to Charles Dey's discussion Need help please- distinguishing the excellent from the good
"I'll be in touch, thanks Cas"
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Annette Loubser replied to Charles Dey's discussion Need help please- distinguishing the excellent from the good
"I would include industry feedback, in particular from learners who have helped the industry to pioneer in achievement in a bench marking scenario with other similar industry players."
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Charles Dey replied to Charles Dey's discussion Need help please- distinguishing the excellent from the good
"Thanks Jacqueline, the concept of learner focus is vital."
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Charles Dey replied to Charles Dey's discussion Need help please- distinguishing the excellent from the good
"These are very comprehensive thoughts Koma, many thanks. Each of the points you raise must be featured in the questionnaire."
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    Need help please- distinguishing the excellent from the good

    Started by Charles Dey in Skills, Sector Education & Training Authorities (SETAs), levies & scarce skills. Last reply by Charles Dey 17 hours ago. 18 Replies

    I am very sure that I will be given great guidance from this forum and this is the only forum I know which can give me the advice I need.In seeking to recognise excellence in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in a particular…Continue

    Trainer for fundamentals

    Started by Gert Calldo in Vacancies & Contracts for Work on Friday. 0 Replies

    Hi guys,We are looking for a provider to provide training on the following Fundamentals in the Durban area:Oral and written communication for an audience and occupational learning contextInterpretation and use of information from texts and…Continue

    Notional hours - what impact do they have?

    Started by Des Squire in Accreditation, training material, assessment. Last reply by Dorothy Vieira on Friday. 35 Replies

    For some time now I have been concerned at the number of providers who deliver training where the notional hours (amongst other unit standard requirements) are disregarded.My question to all providers is - How important are notional hours in terms…Continue

    SLA Needed with Registered Accredited Training Service Providers.

    Started by Martin Changa in Vacancies & Contracts for Work on Tuesday. 0 Replies

    I have a Management Consulting Company specialsing in Corporate Training. I need to partner with like minded consultants or Registered and Accredited Training Service Providers to provide training for one of clients in Records Management and…Continue

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    Respecting diversity is good business!

    Posted by Brian V Moore on November 22, 2014 at 15:26 0 Comments

    If you could do business with foreigners, would you learn how to understand and respect them? Of course you would.



    When you start out, it seems as if they are from another planet. You know that any errors will offend them and your chances will be gone. So, you quickly invest in training courses in respect. You learn a few words in their language. You attend a course on body language and you learn about social…

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    SAQA Unit standards 116937,38,43 Microsoft Training manuals Word,Excel Powerpoint Special Christmas 25% cash back

    Posted by Yolandie Mostert on November 19, 2014 at 13:23 0 Comments

    Christmas Special buy THIS WEEK and get 25 % CASH BACK on Christmas day 25 December www.QualityTraining.Yolasite.com Download Quality Microsoft training manuals right now in PDF format to your computer for only R14 per training manual! Training material is aligned to SAQA Unit standards Designed for classroom training or self learning Step by step training manual with screen prints and examples and practical exercises SAQA Unit standard…

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    Lliam and the Lady with the brooms. Our humanness makes a HUGE difference!

    Posted by Brian V Moore on November 19, 2014 at 11:45 0 Comments

    I have been taking more time to be aware of who is around me, and am taking time to see how I give be more kind and caring. 



    Here is another lesson from our 13 year old son Lliam, that has re-awakened this awareness.

    I was with him at the bakery, where a beautiful and gracious, 70-something Zulu lady sat with a number of brooms. She was selling them to supplement her meager…

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    You could have your OWN New York Taxi Driver! 4 steps to getting more from life.

    Posted by Brian V Moore on November 19, 2014 at 11:11 0 Comments

     All people are looking for, is a little respect and recognition.

    Our Los Angeles shuttle driver looked bemused, after we had greeted our hotel porter, in Spanish. 

    “I thought you guys were from South Africa. Where did you learn Mexican?” He asked. 

    “Right here, in LA.” 

    “How long have you been here”, he asked. 

    “Two days.” 

    “Well, that is incredible! I’ve been here 45…

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    Mentoring a Winner: What an Experience!

    Posted by Charles Dey on November 18, 2014 at 7:32 7 Comments

    That phone call from Istanbul, “Fortunate has won!” will not be forgotten very soon. A journey which started late in December last year culminated in a young colleague, Fortunate Mboweni, winning the 2014 Young Freight Forwarder of the Year competition which is organised by the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA).

    Fortunate is the first Africa born African to have won this competition since its inception in 1999.

    What an amazing experience to…

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    How do I make a positive first impression with my clients?

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on November 17, 2014 at 11:49 0 Comments

    Everyone makes mistakes. Fortunately, however, they can be rectified in many cases. If the wrong amount of money is transferred, it can be reversed; if the wrong information is given, it can be corrected with a polite apology.

    In business matters too, there is a ‘second chance’ that allows for an error to be straightened out and which sometimes can even be turned into an advantage. But there is one time when this is not the case: The first impression.

    Making a good first…

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