Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices


Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices

This is a group for anyone involved in Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices (ODETD) in any capacity. The association is built on the pillars of Integrity, Trust and Transparency. There are no fees involved and you are invited to join now. This is your association as a member of the Skills Universe. This is an opportunity to raise your voice related to Skills issues and to have the support of like minded people.

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Location: Nationally
Members: 218
Latest Activity: Aug 4

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What are the "Principles of Assessment"?

Started by Des Squire. Last reply by Victoria Siphiwe Mamvura-Gava Jul 12. 20 Replies

PRINCIPLES OF ASSESSMENTIn order that effective quality assurance is maintained in all assessments, there needs to be some form of principles and practice that guide implementation. The quality of assessment is important in order to provide credible…Continue

Can a country be built without thinking skills?

Started by Cas Olivier. Last reply by Jackie Franck Jul 1. 45 Replies

I recently assisted with a group of entrepreneurs involved in a competition. Guess what was their first question? Where can we get the best business plan template? What an inappropriate question for people declaring themselves as entrepreneurs! My…Continue

The SAQA Conference on RPL: 23 to 26 February 2014

Started by Hannes Nel. Last reply by Hannes Nel Mar 17. 25 Replies

These notes are my impressions of the SAQA Conference and not the views of or endorsed by SAQA. I missed the Workshop on the first day because I never would have thought anybody in South Africa would schedule a workshop on a Sunday. The conference…Continue

SAQA does respond to enquiries

Started by Hannes Nel. Last reply by sylvia hammond Mar 14. 5 Replies

I felt really dejected at the SAQA RPL Conference last week, Friday, when Dr Heidi Bolton, in her closing remarks, made a statement that I thought to be a pot shot at me and my book on RPL, entitled “The Concepts and Procedures Governing the…Continue

SLA rate, Assessor and moderator rates and related issues

Started by Des Squire. Last reply by Des Squire Mar 5. 81 Replies

Over the years since about 2009 there have been many articles and postings related to rates for various services offered by providers in the ODETD field. (Enter Assessor rates in the search box above for more information)This arose again…Continue

What is the future of education and training in South Africa?

Started by Des Squire. Last reply by Christopher Milton Feb 24. 6 Replies

The future of education and training in South Africa is looking rather sad and the minister is promoting the need for businesses to become places of learning. Can this work or are there alternatives?In the post dealing with "Prejudice against…Continue


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