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Tamsin Puren replied to sylvia hammond's discussion APPETD invites all private providers to a training session on Quality in the group APPETD Association for Private Providers of ETD
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Steve Short 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
""Seems some teachers are so caught up in defining learning as reading other people's stuff an then put in a huge effort to remember it."  I would go a step further.  They read what they read to their learners, with an…"
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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
"100% on track Steve. Had a real life joke here in SA. Listened to a reading 'expert' on a radio station. The lady said: "Learners must learn to read, because if they cannot read they cannot learn". Hallo again! 1) How did the…"
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Steve Short 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
"Great movie.  I had a really good chuckle at your 'thorn' analogy... you would understand why I guess I'm a bit of a thorn as well.  If we want to look at the characters that Robin Williams played, then his portrayal of John…"
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Seeking accredited training providers for EVENT SUPPORT 67461Contact Anton at admin@eazistudy.co.za or info@tourismtraining.co.zaQUALIFICATION: EVENT SUPPORTSAQA QUAL IDQUALIFICATION TITLE67461 Further Education and Training Certificate: Event…See More
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    Employment Equity Amendments 2014 - what impact will they have?

    Started by Des Squire in Employment Equity on Thursday. 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 on Thursday. 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 Aug 25. 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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    Community Development Initiatives International (CDII) seeks your support

    Posted by Don Leffler on August 31, 2014 at 20:48 0 Comments

    Community Development Initiatives International (CDII) 

    CDII operates as a non profit company and is committed to supporting communities and encouraging sustainable livelihoods.…

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    Moonwalk for Community Friendship and Support

    Posted by Don Leffler on August 31, 2014 at 20:30 0 Comments

    September is International Muscular Dystrophy Awareness month
    CDII's We MiND Foundation and MDFSA will be participating in the Despatch 3G Community Moon Walk on Saturday, 6th September 2014 from 08h00 at the Despatch Railway Station.
    Come join us for the Moonwalk 2,5 and 5km walk!! …
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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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    Students to brand SA in Japan

    The former Miss SA Teen, Masechaba Dlengezele, is amongst the first batch of South African students sent-off on a scholarship to study in Japan. Dlengezele Along with 13 other students will soon board a flight to do their Master's degrees in various fields of study.

    MEC to open a school every week

    Starting in September Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lusufi, has announced that his department will open a new school every week, until the end of the year. A total of 17 schools will be opened over the period.

    Employment Equity Amendments 2014

    Recent 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 comes to issues of equal pay for equal work.

    Interest in computer science dwindling

    In a country already fraught with a lack of adequate IT skills, it is alarming to see that interest in science and maths at school level seem to be at an all-time low, says Richard Firth, Chairman and CEO of MIP Holdings.

    UCT enters R252m partnership to reverse African "brain drain'

    The University of Cape Town has embarked on an ambitious project to help develop 300 committed future leaders from economically disadvantaged communities across sub-Saharan Africa.
     
     
     

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