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Need help please- distinguishing the excellent from the good

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles Dey Nov 25, 2014. 20 Replies

I am very sure that I will be given great guidance from this forum and this is the only forum I know which can give me the advice I need.In seeking to recognise excellence in Technical and Vocational…Continue

 

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Charles Dey received a gift from sylvia hammond
Feb 7
Charles Dey was featured
Feb 7
Charles Dey replied to Dave Muir's discussion Where to from here? in the group Post-school Education & Training - including TVET
"What has possibly been overlooked in these considerations is the fact that, in terms of the training pillar of the new B-BBEE scorecard, in order to earn the training points, a company is more or less forced to use accredited training…"
Jan 3
Charles Dey replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Andante in the group Training Service Providers
"And so say all of us. Many thanks for taking the time to share these and all your other insightful and valuable thoughts in 2015. All the best for 2015 "
Jan 2
Charles Dey replied to Cas Olivier's discussion A peep into learner-centered material
"Many thanks for this provocation Cas, it is long overdue. In my view this type of what I would call challenge based learning can best be achieved by a blend of e learning and contact session where, through a programmed discovery process, learners…"
Dec 15, 2015
Charles Dey replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Reporting from RWL9 - the beneficiation of education and learning in the group Empowering Youth and Resolving Youth Unemployment
"It seems that this argument rests on the assumption that the neo-liberal (i.e capitalist) agenda is intent on pursuing economic growth at the expense of the growth of our population. My understanding is that within the capitalist agenda there is a…"
Dec 10, 2015
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Empowering Youth and Resolving Youth Unemployment

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Dec 10, 2015
Charles Dey replied to Jared Shippel's discussion The Future of Skills Development in South Africa
"One thought: The 2015- 2016 Global Competitiveness Index ranks South Africa at 49 out of 140 countries. In 2006/7 South Africa ranked 35 out of 122 countries. That's scary Do we see this problem either mentioned or addressed in the new…"
Nov 25, 2015
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Basic and Higher Education

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Nov 1, 2015
Charles Dey replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Battle over labour brokers takes to the courts
"For me, all this does is close yet another door on employment opportunities. For any employer the message is clear: mechanise as much as you can, refrain from employing at all costs. Above all avoid employing unskilled labour which may benefit from…"
Oct 22, 2015
Charles Dey replied to Madivan van der Merwe's discussion Market Research in the group Training Service Providers
"Not only the non accredited providers. There are many providers in my knowledge who are SETA accredited but who offer very sub standard training owing to the fact that the SETA quality assurance functions are effectively dysfunctional."
Oct 5, 2015
Charles Dey replied to Madivan van der Merwe's discussion Market Research in the group Training Service Providers
"1. Training providers in the private space will be well advised to form partnerships with public providers as there is active State discouragement of private providers 2. To set up as a new provider (whether in partnership with a public provider or…"
Oct 5, 2015
Charles Dey replied to Des Squire's discussion The process of assessment in the group Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices
"This is very thought provoking Des, thanks very much. To throw in my two cents worth: I operate in the blended learning space in which most of the training is effected online and where learner progress is monitored through what we call Reinforcement…"
Sep 26, 2015
Charles Dey replied to sylvia hammond's discussion "We are illiterate" - three key words from the Farlam Marikana Report in the group HR & Personnel Practitioners
"When Conrad Strauss, former CEO of Standard Bank, suggested the same to Thabo Mbeki, Mbeki shunned meetings with organised business for two years because he took Strauss' remark to imply that the ANC was incapable of running a country and that…"
Aug 21, 2015
Charles Dey replied to sylvia hammond's discussion "We are illiterate" - three key words from the Farlam Marikana Report in the group HR & Personnel Practitioners
"You are so absolutely right Ian. When they come to write the history of this period it will be shameful to see how people who are supposedly competent messed it up completely, never mind the self interest and corruption that has driven Goverment and…"
Aug 17, 2015
Charles Dey replied to sylvia hammond's discussion "We are illiterate" - three key words from the Farlam Marikana Report in the group HR & Personnel Practitioners
"What I find really frightening is that these unfortunate people (and many like them in the workplace) are financially illiterate. Had they not been, how could they have allowed their whole financial well beings to have been so severely compromised…"
Aug 17, 2015

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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

Mentoring a Winner: What an Experience!

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 7:32 7 Comments

That phone call from Istanbul, “Fortunate has won!” will not be forgotten very soon. A journey which started late in December last year culminated in a young colleague, Fortunate Mboweni, winning the 2014 Young Freight Forwarder of the Year competition which is organised by the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA).

Fortunate is the first Africa born African to have won this competition since its inception in 1999.

What an amazing experience to…

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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 5:46pm on February 07, 2016, sylvia hammond gave Charles Dey a gift
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Happy birthday Charles - hoping you are having a great day - and all the very best for 2016. Looking forward to our discussions for my research. Regards sylvia
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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