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Claudia Nicholl replied to Des Squire's discussion Has the skills revolution failed our youth?
"Hi Des. Unfortunately, very sad but true. We have always trained, before Setas, unit standards, etc. and we believe in continuing in training young people. The Setas and their red tape fit into our training, we are not trying to fit into the…"
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Fanie Agenbach replied to Des Squire's discussion Has the skills revolution failed our youth?
"Good day Des.   I read the attached article and totally agree with what was said there.  I find this two tier training thing everywhere. Let us train to satisfy the system and then train to educate and get to the real needs. Processes and…"
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sylvia hammond replied to sylvia hammond's discussion HR Future Cape Town Breakfast Invitation
"Hi Ian, apologies for delay in responding.  Durban my birth city - I must make the time to return. Unfortunately, I don't have any other details - please contact Chantal directly I'm sure that she will assist."
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Des Squire posted a discussion

Has the skills revolution failed our youth?

I have attached a newspaper article by Jim Freeman that appeared in the Star Workplace on Wednesday July the 1st.I found Jims opinions and comments to be very pertinent and the discussion between him an Suzanne Hattingh to be very much to the…See More
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THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A 13 YR OLD KID LEAVES SCHOOL AND GETS PROPER EDUCATION

Our modern school system is incomplete to say the least.  School teaches you how to memorize, repeat, and regurgitate.  With ‘writing’ being a subject which is currently being taken out of schools, emphasis is being put more on memorization of…See More
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Do your H&S Reps add value to your Health & Safety programme?

If H&S Reps have no compulsory duties then who do?MOTIVATE H&S…See More
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Rolien Du Plooy added a discussion to the group Assessors & Moderators
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Triple E Training is looking for more assessors and moderators! Must be registered with:

CATHSSETA and CETA seta and MQA.Please email documentation to rolien@eee.co.zaSee More
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Katherine De Exclana-Denton posted an event

“Basic Understanding of Employment Equity for Employees” at Dionysus Learning centre, 57 Florida Rd, Morningside, Durban.

July 20, 2015 from 8:30am to 12:30pm
BOOK NOW FOR OUR WORKSHOP ON EMPLOYMENT EQUITY! DETAILS OF INTERVENTION: Title:  “Basic Understanding of Employment Equity for Employees”Time:  8h30 – 12h30Date:  Monday 20th July 2015Venue:   Dionysus Learning centre, 57 Florida Rd, Morningside,…See More
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Flags and Statues: The Power of Symbols

In the wake of the tragic and shocking massacre of nine worshippers in Charleston, USA, the Governor of South Carolina proposed removing the old…See More
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Looking for Assessors

Good dayI am looking for assessors for Hair Dressing level 1, 2, 3. Please send CV to info@whitehalltrading.comThank youSee More
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Tefu Maphoso posted a discussion

Moderator for wholesale and retail operation NQF3

Good dayi am looking for a constituent moderator for National Certificate in wholesale and retail operation NQF3. Please send your CV and w&rseta proof of registration to hrd@ehhassim.co.za. Contact: 073 2538270 or 015 4912151See More
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    Has the skills revolution failed our youth?

    Started by Des Squire in Skills, Sector Education & Training Authorities (SETAs), levies & scarce skills. Last reply by Claudia Nicholl 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

    I have attached a newspaper article by Jim Freeman that appeared in the Star Workplace on Wednesday July the 1st.I found Jims opinions and comments to be very pertinent and the discussion between him an Suzanne Hattingh to be very much to the…Continue

    THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A 13 YR OLD KID LEAVES SCHOOL AND GETS PROPER EDUCATION

    Started by Bronwyn Newman in Skills, Sector Education & Training Authorities (SETAs), levies & scarce skills 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

    Our modern school system is incomplete to say the least.  School teaches you how to memorize, repeat, and regurgitate.  With ‘writing’ being a subject which is currently being taken out of schools, emphasis is being put more on memorization of…Continue

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    Do your H&S Reps add value to your Health & Safety programme?

    Started by Ken Annandale in Accreditation, training material, assessment 6 hours ago. 0 Replies

    If H&S Reps have no compulsory duties then who do?MOTIVATE H&S…Continue

    Moderator for wholesale and retail operation NQF3

    Started by Tefu Maphoso in Accreditation, training material, assessment yesterday. 0 Replies

    Good dayi am looking for a constituent moderator for National Certificate in wholesale and retail operation NQF3. Please send your CV and w&rseta proof of registration to hrd@ehhassim.co.za. Contact: 073 2538270 or 015 4912151Continue

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    Flags and Statues: The Power of Symbols

    Posted by Ian Webster on July 1, 2015 at 13:39 0 Comments

    In the wake of the tragic and shocking massacre of nine worshippers in Charleston, USA, the Governor of South Carolina proposed removing the old Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the legislature. Other Southern states appear to be following suit.

    I don’t know the historic or legal issues involved; mine is…

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    The future of cities and security

    Posted by Chantel Harris on June 24, 2015 at 15:06 0 Comments

    The difficult with cities has been both being able to have them run efficiently but also make them safe. That we can populate them with a working populace, yet manage it such that there is…

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    The Pope and Climate Change

    Posted by Ian Webster on June 22, 2015 at 12:43 0 Comments

    Originally published on Simply Communicate

    So the Pope has spoken passionately on climate change and drawn the traditional flak from the far right and others who don’t like interference…

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    Is online learning the new method of teaching?

    Posted by Wilma de Villiers on June 16, 2015 at 18:39 34 Comments

    The landscape of higher education has changed over the past years and online learning is increasing every year.  Universities have to take into consideration what the masses wants and can online learning address these needs ... it can reach more people than the traditional universities and colleges.

    My first post matric qualification was done full time but thereafter I enrolled and completed two qualifications through UNISA (correspondence).  Technology was in those years…

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    Marketing a Consulting Practice 7 July 2015

    Posted by Deon Binneman on June 15, 2015 at 17:43 0 Comments

    Dear Colleagues,

    You are invited to attend my Marketing a Consulting Practice workshop that will take place at the Apollo Hotel, Ferndale (around the corner from Multichoice) on the 7th July.

    This workshop now in its 18th year equips consultants, business development managers and those running professional practices to market their consulting practices elegantly and effectively.

    Featuring information gleaned from 25 years worth of research into what works and doesn't…

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    Unleashing Potential in Learners

    Posted by MillieRasekoala on June 13, 2015 at 19:14 4 Comments

    I had the privilege of training learners in the unit standard 'Facilitate Learning Using a Variety of Methodologies'.  This training was facilitated to learners who have been unemployed for more than twelve months, with more than 90% being matriculants.  My main concern at the onset was how I was going to simplify the facilitation process for people who are not practitioners, who do not have much experience in the field of training and development and who may not have the confidence of those…

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