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Cas Olivier replied to Heather Brown's discussion How do you break into the wonderful world of Training? in the group Independent Consultants
"Enjoy your course Heather, Assume it is based on the unit standard: Facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies or similar. What makes this U/S a feast, is to use 5 methods instead of the required 2. Criteria making this U/S great…"
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Steve Short replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Is a holistic approach to RPL the answer? in the group Assessors & Moderators
"I have no choice but to enjoy it Marietta... I moved here for love and am now happily married.  I sent you a 'friend' request because I want to send you Phil's email addie.  He mentioned a while back that he really enjoyed…"
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Marietta van Rooyen replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Is a holistic approach to RPL the answer? in the group Assessors & Moderators
"Thank you Hannes. I am surprised that Phil still remembers me, as I did a course with him around 1997 or 8. That was the start of the Assessment College I suppose. Steve I hope you have a good time in Australia. I certainly enjoyed the two study…"
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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
"Hi Steve, This discussion getting interesting now. I am not saying short legged ones don't need MORE time, in fact they do, but there are two issues. If it is needed ad it is given extra attention AFTER the lesson it means the lesson did not…"
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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
"Your example of punishing some learners (short-legged), while rewarding others (long-legged) is so apt Cas.  I have found that time and energy spent on the short-legged ones often pays dividends - they fly once they catch up and they are often…"
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Steve Short replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Is a holistic approach to RPL the answer? in the group Assessors & Moderators
"Glad I could assist."
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Hannes Nel replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Is a holistic approach to RPL the answer? in the group Assessors & Moderators
"Excellent, thank you very much, Steve. I will contact Dr Rutherford. Yes, there is only one Marietta van Rooyen - the world won't be able to cope with more of them! She is a no-nonsense lady, but I love her for the brilliant character that she…"
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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
"Great Vicki, I will wait for other responses. Their should be believers in behaviourism since most teachers in classes are standing in front providing stimuli. Worst case scenario: There are NO behaviorist developers only constructivists.…"
20 hours ago
Steve Short replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Is a holistic approach to RPL the answer? in the group Assessors & Moderators
"Ok so I have asked around, posted something on 2 RTO networks and the only (active and registered) thing I could find was a unit (Unit Standard) - 'TAEASS504A Develop and implement recognition strategies' (see…"
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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
"Hi Cas The anwer is 'no'. :)"
21 hours ago
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
"Clever idea of you to establish a reference framework. Surely this is possible for both developers and facilitators which I will post in chunks. Hopefully someone with knowledge takes initiative and convert it in a ‘if yes; if no flowchart. So…"
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"What recourse does employers have when SETAs fail to pay mandatory grants? or when you as a levy paying stakeholder are met with bad manners and poor customer service? Having gone through the process of submitting the WSP and ATR reports on time,…"
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    Employment Equity Amendments 2014 - what impact will they have?

    Started by Des Squire in Employment Equity yesterday. 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 yesterday. 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

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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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