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  • Kempton Park, Gauteng
  • South Africa
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Charles Dey replied to Hannes Nel's discussion What can APPETD do for SMMEs? in the group Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices
"Hi Cynthia, Sorry to be a nitpicker but why a  "Chartered Institute of Professional Practitioners and Trainers" . From where are you proposing to acquire your Charter? The Queen? Because that's where all other professional…"
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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.Please only add discussion topics or reply to…See More
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Charles Dey and sylvia hammond are now friends
Aug 15
Charles Dey replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Is there a relationship between education, skills, and employment growth? in the group The Skills-Universe Book Club
"What an interesting discussion, thank you Sylvia. I take a very simplistic view: In 2009 (15 years ago) South Africa was 48th on the World Competitiveness Scoreboard. In 2014 she is placed 52nd. To what extent can this fall be attributed to a…"
Aug 15
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Aug 15
Charles Dey replied to Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax)'s discussion A burning question about PAIA
"I agree with Jacqui's advice concerning a mediator but, on the legal side, did the learner not sign an agreement at the beginning of the course and/ or on commencing the assessment that s/he understood the assessment and appeals process of that…"
Aug 9
Charles Dey replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Eight common mistakes that post-graduate students make in the group Post-school Education & Training - including TVET
"Many thanks, Hannes, this is invaluable advice "
Jul 21
Charles Dey replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Do we really need to produce more than 100 doctoral graduates per million? in the group Post-school Education & Training - including TVET
"Contact details: charlesrdey@gmail.com 074 257 4933 Many thanks Hannes"
Jul 16
Charles Dey replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Do we really need to produce more than 100 doctoral graduates per million? in the group Post-school Education & Training - including TVET
"It would be a great privilege to do such a presentation Hannes and I think the title of my presentation will be "Does it take 27 years on Robben Island to create a great leader?" Please advise dates, venue etc."
Jul 15
Charles Dey replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Do we really need to produce more than 100 doctoral graduates per million? in the group Post-school Education & Training - including TVET
"There are two sides to this issue as I see it: Hannes argues that, rather expending resources on creating Doctors for the sake of chasing numbers, we need to be creating technicians who can actually do the work. On the other hand Sylvia argues that…"
Jul 15
Charles Dey replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Proposed National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Articulation Policy - published for comment in the group Post-school Education & Training - including TVET
"This makes for very interesting reading. As I understand these recommendations articulation is to be achieved via MOU's between the different institutions involved. An important provision seems to be that it will not be possible for an…"
Jul 9
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Jul 9
Nonhlanhla Dimba liked Charles Dey's blog post The Biggest South African Mystery of all Time
May 16
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May 10
Charles Dey commented on Charles Dey's blog post The Biggest South African Mystery of all Time
"@ Kevin. In my view we need to focus on the fact that, as business, we have an excellent, Government funded opportunity to address our skills needs and, by doing so, steal a march on our competitors. Endless research and reports have been written on…"
May 10
Carl Roodnick commented on Charles Dey's blog post The Biggest South African Mystery of all Time
"I'm wondering whether the various counter-productive Seta red-tape and accreditation/moderation run-around is not frustrating potential employers and their people development endeavours. Small-to-medium businesses for the most part are not…"
May 9

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Tell us about what you do
What I offer is education and training Consultancy services in the field of International Supply Chain Management and Logistics.
These services include:
• Installation of e- learning training platforms and Learner Management Systems
• Training needs analysis
• Development of qualifications and standards
• Development of courseware (reference material, training aids, assessment tools etc.) aligned to organisational needs and to local and international qualifications and standards
• Training impact assessments, including training ROI calculations.
What companies or organisations are you with?
Currently Bidvest Panalpina Logistics

Charles Dey's Blog

The Biggest South African Mystery of all Time

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 10:51 6 Comments

Overview

Business owners and managers are painfully aware of the constraints which skills shortages are placing on their ability to grow. At the same time we are sitting on a smoldering powder keg of unemployable youth.

The solution lies in our own hands, but why aren’t we seeing this?

South Africa: a rich legacy of mysteries-

We boast the Flying Dutchmen, a Dutch trading vessel which sank just off the Cape in 1641.  It is said that whoever…

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Survey pinpoints training as opportunity to Supply Chain success

Posted on April 23, 2013 at 16:18 0 Comments

Survey pinpoints training as opportunity to supply chain success 

 

There is a golden thread throughout Barloworld Logistics 2013 supplychainforesight* survey – training.

In respect of South Africa’s competitiveness, 82% of the survey’s respondents identified education and skills as being one of the constraints.

In this context, the finding that seventy-nine per cent of respondents said supply chain and logistics innovation is essential to…

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At 11:46 on April 27, 2012,
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Joe Samuels
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Hi Charles, where is your profile snap! Good to hear from you again!!!

 
 
 

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