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Bosole Chidi commented on sharon snell's blog post Napping and Productivity
"The article is very much interesting. How can an employee in an ICU nap or an employee who works in a dangerous chemicals e.g. explosives. It may work in another areas but not in another areas and how do we apply napping as a fair standard."
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Trade Union Practice Qualification Programme by DITSELA is another revolutionary springboard, to build vibrant Trade Unions....How to de-commodify education?

DITSELA unleashes a Trade Union Practice Qualification programme for Trade Unionist in JohannesburgNorman Mampane, COSATU Communications Officer, 27 Jan 2015 “In a dialectic process describing the interaction and resolution between multiple …See More
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David Jooste replied to Dorothy Snyman's discussion QCTO
"Good day Dorothy the qualification in question is it an Occupational Certificate? I have a document called "Occupational Qualifications Development Facilitator Manual" that I can email for you if this would be of any help. This was…"
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Lynel Farrell replied to Nevson Chipangura's discussion Please tell me where one can report a SETA's ETQA for not doing their job.
"Mamaruping, being polite to anybody will get you where you need to be (doesn't matter who you deal with) whether it is a SETA, a Council, a Provider, an Employer, a learner, a colleague or just someone standing next to you waiting in line to…"
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Lynel Farrell replied to Nevson Chipangura's discussion Please tell me where one can report a SETA's ETQA for not doing their job.
"Tim, whatever it was that made you this upset, I hope that the issue was resolved.  I can get frustrated believe me, but your message reads : danger!!!!!  I wouldn't attempt, at this present moment, to give you any guidance or…"
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Louise Sterling replied to Claire Main's discussion Community Development material in the group Training Service Providers
"Hi Claire Eduwrite has the full FETC in Community Development Level 4 ID: 49256. It was authored by a South African with a Doctorate in Development Studies from Yale. We have been commended on the high quality of the course materials, which are…"
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sharon snell commented on sharon snell's blog post Napping and Productivity
"Thankfully my exam days are over Mamaruping. I actually saw a detailed guide on power napping. Wish I had such useful info when I was studying - coffee would have definitely been a no no!"
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sharon snell commented on sharon snell's blog post Napping and Productivity
"Hi Hannes you are on the right track in terms of time. Experts say that sleeping for any longer than 20 minutes will be counterproductive. Naps that are longer than  30 minutes can lead to sleep inertia, making us feel sluggish…"
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Mamaruping Given Maila replied to Nevson Chipangura's discussion Please tell me where one can report a SETA's ETQA for not doing their job.
"Being polite with them (ETQAs) work for me. I make sure that i get hold of both their personal and office contacts. When i do call, i ask them questions like; How was your weekend spent, you sound a bit down today and when i end the conversation i…"
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Mamaruping Given Maila commented on sharon snell's blog post Napping and Productivity
"Power-Nap becomes even more effective during examination time. You cant afford to sleep more than 6 hours whereas you have examinations to take, so after my Precious Power-Nap (PPN) I feel more awake, energetic and creative.  Try it, i bet…"
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    Trade Union Practice Qualification Programme by DITSELA is another revolutionary springboard, to build vibrant Trade Unions....How to de-commodify education?

    Started by Norman Ntai in Industrial relations issues including retrenchment, discipline & dismissal 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

    DITSELA unleashes a Trade Union Practice Qualification programme for Trade Unionist in JohannesburgNorman Mampane, COSATU Communications Officer, 27 Jan 2015 “In a dialectic process describing the interaction and resolution between multiple …Continue

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    Started by Nontokozo Nzama in Vacancies & Contracts for Work 7 hours ago. 0 Replies

    Hi all,Our company is looking for a moderator for the above mentioned qualifications. If you are interested you can drop me an email at nondumiso.nzama@gmail.com.Thank You!Continue

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    Started by Dorothy Snyman in Accreditation, training material, assessment. Last reply by David Jooste 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

    Hi All I have had a query from a client. They want to develop material for a field in which they are subject matter experts and for which no unit standards exist. They have been given a copy of a curriculum document compiled by a government…Continue

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    Good day all!We are urgently looking for registered assessors/Facilitator and moderators for the following unit standards:14658- Clean floors in a domestic environment 110442- Clean carpets using the dry powder method115181- Apply hygiene…Continue

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    Napping and Productivity

    Posted by sharon snell on January 27, 2015 at 9:09 5 Comments

    This a very interesting article on the benefits of napping from Productivity SA Newsletter for January

    Napping and Productivity

    A general consensus has emerged over the years that people nap not to recover from last night's party, but more often than not to make up for early-morning commutes, long work hours, and too many responsibilities at home. After a little nap, they feel more alert and do a better job. In fact, some American…

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    Quality Assurer: Funeral Services Specialisation

    Posted by Emma Ka Mbele on January 23, 2015 at 17:00 0 Comments

    SERVICES SETA ADVERT



    The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SSETA), a statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act 97 of 1998), invites applications for the positions hereunder:



    Job Title Quality Assurer: Funeral Services Specialisation



    Total Cost to Company R315 794 – R564 281 per annum



    Job Grade Grade C Upper



    Division/Department Quality Management Division



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    Quality Assurer: Beauty Services Specialisation

    Posted by Emma Ka Mbele on January 23, 2015 at 17:00 0 Comments

      SERVICES SETA VACANCY

    The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SSETA), a statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act 97 of 1998),…

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    ASDSA Launch and Awards conference 18 February 2015

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on January 21, 2015 at 9:19 0 Comments

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    Notice to all SETAS and Providers

    Posted by Des Squire on January 19, 2015 at 7:37 0 Comments

    This is a Public Notice to all SETAs and Providers of the legacy qualifications that learners who wish to register towards any of the registered legacy qualifications, that are due to expire in 2015, may be enrolled, as the teach out period for the respective qualifications is in 2019/20. The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) will advise of any further developments on this matter in due course.…

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    Wildlife & Environment Society of South Africa Environment Education & Sustainable Accredited Training opportunities for 2015

    Posted by Sabine Clinckemaillie on January 14, 2015 at 9:07 0 Comments

    The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa are excited to share with you our new course info and dates for 2015 and invite you to check out the WESSA SustainEd website (www.sustained.org.za) for more details. The website has recently been updated with information, costs, venues and 2015 dates for “work-place based” accredited training towards strengthening your thinking or actions towards a better a world.  

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