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Wilma de Villiers commented on Wilma de Villiers's blog post COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT ... a mouthful!
"Thanks, Sylvia.  Looks interesting.  I have started reading it."
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sylvia hammond commented on Wilma de Villiers's blog post COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT ... a mouthful!
"Hi Wilma, I've added two documents to the bottom of your discussion - please have a look and tell me if it's what you were looking for."
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sylvia hammond commented on Wilma de Villiers's blog post COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT ... a mouthful!
"Hi Wilma - I searched first on bargaining councils and came up with this discussion - it's not what you're looking for but might be the next course you want to attend - being created by universities and bargaining councils. Dispute…"
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Michelle Shippel posted a blog post

Why Can't The Man On The Street Learn To Speak ?

 One of my favourite musicals "My Fair Lady" has always had, and always will have, a great and very positive impact on both my life and my work. Funnily enough, I was even referred to by one of my many clients as "the Fair Lady." The ability…See More
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HOW CAN YOU ACHIEVE CO-OPERATIVE LEARNING THROUGH E-LEARNING

Co-operative learning has been suggested as the solution for wide array of educational problems. It is often cited as a means of emphasising thinking skills and increasing higher-order learning; as an alternative to ability grouping, remediation, or…See More
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Wilma de Villiers posted a blog post

COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT ... a mouthful!

A while ago Sylvia commented on the collective agreement and I tried to find it but was unsuccessful.I am a lecturer at an FET College and as many people know, we have now moved over to DHET.  A collective agreement was signed.  I realized that as…See More
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"Hi Gaylene, Would it be possible to discuss training for Stallion with you. I would like to see how we can add value to the needs that you have identified, and perhaps help you plan for the WSP as well against those needs. Have a wonderful Easter…"
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"STILL WONDERING WHAT IS HAPPENING TO THE NQF? Nobody responded to this blog and I am still in the dark.  On another blog, similar to this topic, there were comments.  We reported to SAQA and the ETDP SETA the concern that Level 5 is no…"
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Successful career planning depends on attibility – but what is attibility?

by Lia MarusRecently, I interviewed a number of HR managers in the IT industry and asked them what attracts people to work for their companies. Most of them said, without a shadow of a doubt, that their career planning initiatives are their…See More
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    COSATU Statement on the 14th 2013 Employment Equity Report11 April 2014COSATU welcomes the rude awakening presented by the 2013 Employment Equity Report. We are very active in the labour market and have always said that whilst the general South…Continue

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    COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT ... a mouthful!

    Posted by Wilma de Villiers on April 17, 2014 at 22:30 3 Comments

    A while ago Sylvia commented on the collective agreement and I tried to find it but was unsuccessful.

    I am a lecturer at an FET College and as many people know, we have now moved over to DHET.  A collective agreement was signed.…

    Continue

    HOW CAN YOU ACHIEVE CO-OPERATIVE LEARNING THROUGH E-LEARNING

    Posted by Deon Schrenk on April 17, 2014 at 16:00 0 Comments

    Co-operative learning has been suggested as the solution for wide array of educational problems. It is

    often cited as a means of emphasising thinking skills and increasing higher-order learning; as an alternative

    to ability grouping, remediation, or special education; as a means of improving race relations; and as a way

    to prepare students for an…

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    Why Can't The Man On The Street Learn To Speak ?

    Posted by Michelle Shippel on April 17, 2014 at 14:44 0 Comments

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     One of my favourite musicals "My Fair Lady" has always had, and always will have, a great and very positive impact on both my life and my work. Funnily enough, I was even referred to by one of my many clients as "the Fair Lady." The ability to communicate and express oneself genuinely, whether through a musical instrument, vocally, artistically or through dance has becoming…
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    Successful career planning depends on attibility – but what is attibility?

    Posted by Lia Marus on April 17, 2014 at 9:00 0 Comments

    by Lia Marus

    Recently, I interviewed a number of HR managers in the IT industry and asked them what attracts people to work for their companies. Most of them said, without a shadow of a doubt, that their career planning initiatives are their competitive advantage. However, no matter how good the career planning schemes that a company offers are, if a candidate will succeed in his or her chosen career will depend on their…

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    WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

    Posted by King Costa on April 16, 2014 at 13:02 0 Comments

    Some years back, former Chairman and CEO of Shell U.K., John Collins, once sent the following memo to employees:

    "For too long macho management has been hailed as the only way to run things, and that has put women at a disadvantage, with their abilities measured against criteria set by men. This has been a tremendous waste of talent - something that business can no longer afford."

    If you are a woman in management, you are probably all too well aware of this! If you are a male…

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    LEADERSHIP COACHING - THE FOUR FRAMEWORK MODEL.

    Posted by King Costa on April 16, 2014 at 12:07 0 Comments

    In the Four Framework Approach, Bolman and Deal (1991) suggest that leaders display leadership behaviours in one of four types of frameworks: Structural, Human Resource, Political, or Symbolic. The style can either be effective or ineffective, depending upon the chosen behaviour in certain situations.

    1. STRUCTURAL FRAMEWORK: In an effective leadership situation, the leader is a SOCIAL ARCHITECT whose leadership style is analysis and design. While in an ineffective leadership…

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