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Employment Equity Amendments 2014 - what impact will they have?

Employment Equity Amendments 2014Recent changes to the Employment Equity act will have an impact on many employers in some way or other. The main changes seem to indicate that discrimination against women is the main target particularly when it…See More
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Des Squire replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Is a holistic approach to RPL the answer? in the group Assessors & Moderators
"Hi Heather - you could try Professor Andries Claassens His e-mail is andries.claassens@aurecongroup.com"
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We are looking to bring our range of accredited courses on-line and are looking to employ the following,On-line Course Development HeadJunior Graphic Designer and Web DeveloperMarketing and Communications CoordinatorAll candidates must have…See More
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Vicki Louw replied to Cas Olivier's discussion How do we empower our learners to think, in fact how to learn? in the group Training Service Providers
"Working, thanks Sylvia :)"
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Charlene Peens replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Is a holistic approach to RPL the answer? in the group Assessors & Moderators
"Fantastic Hannes.  Thank you very much.  I have realised that your first book is a little too basic, however it has helped me a lot in understanding the actual fundamentals and implementation, which you cover very well.  I will…"
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sylvia hammond replied to Cas Olivier's discussion How do we empower our learners to think, in fact how to learn? in the group Training Service Providers
"OK just checked.  It's all working - we're now on page 3. So if you are on page 1 you can click Next to get to 2 and then if you are on 2 you can click Next to get you to 3. But when you are on 3 the Next is faded out so then you need…"
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Vicki Louw replied to Cas Olivier's discussion How do we empower our learners to think, in fact how to learn? in the group Training Service Providers
"Cas "Providers should show courage by advertising their competence in terms of meta-learning, meta-cognition, thinking skills, etc and achieving the learning outcomes as a spin-off." I think this statement encapsulates it.  Do we…"
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Vicki Louw replied to Cas Olivier's discussion How do we empower our learners to think, in fact how to learn? in the group Training Service Providers
"Thanks, Sylvia, but the 'next' button isn't working :(. I'll log out and in again and see if that works."
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Cas Olivier replied to Cas Olivier's discussion How do we empower our learners to think, in fact how to learn? in the group Training Service Providers
"Vicky I am addressing your comment from the tail end. If you provide the SETA with a matrix indicating how each SO and AC is covered, there is NO chance that they can refuse accreditation. Before we establish a broad framework, providers need a…"
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sylvia hammond replied to Cas Olivier's discussion How do we empower our learners to think, in fact how to learn? in the group Training Service Providers
"Hi Vicki, You scroll down to the bottom of the first page of the discussion at the bottom you will find: previous 1 2 next - depending on what page you are on you can navigate back or forwards.   Click the number you want to go to or…"
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    Employment Equity Amendments 2014 - what impact will they have?

    Started by Des Squire in Employment Equity 8 hours ago. 0 Replies

    Employment Equity Amendments 2014Recent changes to the Employment Equity act will have an impact on many employers in some way or other. The main changes seem to indicate that discrimination against women is the main target particularly when it…Continue

    On-line courses

    Started by Richard Leeming in Vacancies & Contracts for Work 9 hours ago. 0 Replies

    We are looking to bring our range of accredited courses on-line and are looking to employ the following,On-line Course Development HeadJunior Graphic Designer and Web DeveloperMarketing and Communications CoordinatorAll candidates must have…Continue

    CALL CENTER AGENT/RESEARCHER

    Started by Nicole van Eeden in Vacancies & Contracts for Work on Tuesday. 0 Replies

    Our Rivonia based client is looking for a dedicated call center researcher, who has work experience in the call center field.The incumbent will be responsible for targeted cold-calling, learning about a variety of different industries and making…Continue

    Media ignores important South African in reports of Sir Richard Attenborough death

    Started by sylvia hammond in Leadership and Management on Monday. 0 Replies

    In reporting on the death of Sir Richard Attenborough today, mention was made on international and South African TV programmes of Attenborough's excellent award-winning movie Gandhi.  But what about an important also award-winning South African…Continue

    Tags: black, campaigner, consciousness, leader, Biko

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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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    RHODES CYCLES FOR A CAUSE: RHODES HEALTH SUITE (GYM) CYCLATHON 2014

    Posted by Don Leffler on August 23, 2014 at 17:00 0 Comments

    Grahamstown: RHODES Health Suite (Gym) holds a Cyclathon each year to support a special cause. This year the Indoor Cycling team at Rhodes supported sufferers of muscle diseases such as motor neuron disease, muscle distrophy, muscle sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and others.…

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    Teacher Development gets support

    Posted by Don Leffler on August 23, 2014 at 16:48 0 Comments

    Teacher Development gets support

     

    NAPTOSA, the second largest Teacher Union, has put its weight behind SACE’s Teacher Development strategy.

     

    Government’s strategy to introduce a formal professional development programme for Teachers was implemented early this year. At last weeks KZN Naptosa Congress some 400 participants gave support for the teacher development system developed by…

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    Masculine- themed job adverts signal to women that they do not belong in that workplace

    Posted by sharon snell on August 22, 2014 at 0:45 0 Comments

     

    Employers may unknowingly be discouraging female job seekers from applying for jobs merely by the way their job adverts are worded. Masculine-themed words (such as competitive, dominate, and leader) present in job adverts can dissuade women from applying because they cue that women do not belong. These masculine themed job adverts often have a discriminatory effect, even though they do not have a discriminatory intent. This is…

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    Your purpose is your power

    Posted by Marilyn Jones on August 20, 2014 at 22:30 0 Comments

    You are on this planet for a very specific reason. To positively impact people the way that ONLY you can. This is your service to humanity. 

    It means finding and using your strongest talents.

    Where you are right now (your career) is part of your purpose. But it may also be a necessary step towards greater fulfilment.

    Your purpose is your passion and your power. It is the underlying driving force of your life. It gives your life meaning and direction. This driving force…

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    The death toll at the collapsed house in Alberton....

    Posted by Madivan van der Merwe on August 18, 2014 at 20:02 0 Comments

    ER24’s spokesperson Luyanda Majija said according to information they received there were 27 people on site when the building suddenly collapsed at the Meyersdal Eco Estate.

    Several were injured while at least nine died when the house which was being re-renovated collapsed.

    “There were 11 people with no injuries on site, two people were critically injured, two with moderate injuries and two with minor injuries and eight dead,” said Majija.

    Two of the people are…

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