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Lynel Farrell and Moegsien Harris are now friends
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Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax) replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Basic Education department raises pass mark for grades 7 - 9 in the group Basic and Higher Education
"Thanks, Sylvia. Interesting development. I hope the teachers are up for it."
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Lynel Farrell replied to Charles Dey's discussion Need help please- distinguishing the excellent from the good
"Hi Charles, Here are some input which you could use: 1. Proof of SETA Accreditation (Primary SETA and secondary) 2. The length of accreditation (note: full accreditation - NOT provisional or conditional) 3. Obtain a list of learners for 2014 and…"
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SASSETA commented on SASSETA's group Safety and Security SETA
"Vacancies: HR Practitioners, Regional Managers and Manager for the Office of the CEO. Please click on the below link for more information…"
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SASSETA commented on SASSETA's group Safety and Security SETA
"Discretionary Grant 2015/2016 First Funding Window now open, please click on the below link to take you to the application forms and opportunities that are available (http://www.sasseta.org.za/index.php?page=DG20152016) DG%20November%202014.pdf"
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Basic Education department raises pass mark for grades 7 - 9

Report issued by SAnews.gov.zaThe Department of Basic Education has raised the pass mark for grades 7, 8 and 9 as part of its efforts of improving the quality of education in the public school system.  The National Curriculum Statement (NCS), Grades…See More
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Chantal Bailie posted a discussion

Do you need to improve your business writing skills?

Chartall Business College is running three-day Business Writing short courses in 2015. This course falls under our Business Fundamentals courses, which also includes:Business EtiquettePublic SpeakingSocial Media in the WorkplaceVisit our website to…See More
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Tamsin Puren replied to Tamsin Puren's discussion Learner Management System recommendations in the group Training Service Providers
"Hi Dorothy, have hear good things about Moodle, I will have to check this out. Thanks for the advise"
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Tamsin Puren replied to Tamsin Puren's discussion Learner Management System recommendations in the group Training Service Providers
"Thanks Millie, I will go and have a look at the website "
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Victoria Siphiwe Mamvura-Gava replied to Maphuthi Sekwaila's discussion Facilitator/Assessor and Moderator rates in the group Assessors & Moderators
"Des Squire also shared a rate sheet earlier in the year."
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Chantal Bailie commented on Chantal Bailie's blog post Overcoming the challenges of training delivery to remote areas by using tablets to deliver FAIS Compliance training to the rural workforce
"Hi Sharon. May apologies for the delayed response. We just delivered the training for the full qualification, not for the FAIS exams.  But I think the approach can work as well for FAIS exams as well.  Is this a particular need you have?"
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sharon snell commented on Chantal Bailie's blog post Overcoming the challenges of training delivery to remote areas by using tablets to deliver FAIS Compliance training to the rural workforce
"Good response to rural challenges. How successful has the training been ito FAIS exams?  "
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Elsie Potgieter replied to Marianna Bibbey's discussion Services Seta signs MOU with UK FET?!?
"This was signed on 25 September 2012 - so two years old.  There is huge capacity within public TVET Colleges to support other TVET Colleges where there are specific needs.  It seems that achievement is not recognised in SA.  There are…"
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    Do you need to improve your business writing skills?

    Started by Chantal Bailie in Education, ECD, Post-school Education & Training 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

    Chartall Business College is running three-day Business Writing short courses in 2015. This course falls under our Business Fundamentals courses, which also includes:Business EtiquettePublic SpeakingSocial Media in the WorkplaceVisit our website to…Continue

    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 Lynel Farrell 50 minutes ago. 19 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

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    Respecting diversity is good business!

    Posted by Brian V Moore on November 22, 2014 at 15:26 2 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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