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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 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
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
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
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Aug 17
Charles Dey replied to Clare Staniforth's discussion Does anyone have any advice on this request
"Why would anyone want to lend their premises to an opposition company? Especially since it appears that all they want to do is to use your address to look kosher. I would agree provided they paid me a years' rental payable in advance."
Aug 4
Charles Dey replied to sylvia hammond's discussion China to provide training and skills development programme for officials
"Be nice if they taught us to implement the same penalties for those officials caught in corruption. In China they take them out and shoot them "
Jul 26
Charles Dey replied to sylvia hammond's discussion American Physician & 3 children granted entry into South Africa in the group Social Development, Community Building, NPOs & NGOs
"I am absolutely certain that: 1. Had this family not consisted of well to do (and presumably well connected) professionals; 2. Had this family not had friends like Gift of the Givers (may the Almighty's blessings be upon these phenomenal…"
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Jun 30
Charles Dey commented on MillieRasekoala's blog post Unleashing Potential in Learners
"One of the most effective tools I have seen in the development of presentation skills is that of Toastmasters. Not only do young people land up delivering really awesome presentations, they also acquire valuable leadership skills because they need…"
Jun 14
Charles Dey replied to Hannes Nel's discussion The Professor is right - and wrong in the group Learning Material Development
"To my mind the QCTO qualification structure is much more flexible than the unit standards based environment in that the focus is in Exit Learning Outcomes rather than Specific Outcomes and their associated Assessment Criteria. This, I believe, gives…"
Jun 9
Charles Dey replied to Hannes Nel's discussion The Professor is right - and wrong in the group Learning Material Development
"Hi Steve, this is exactly how the flipped classroom works. If you want to see an inspiring talk, go to  http://www.ted.com/talks/salman_khan_let_s_use_video_to_reinvent_education.html. I believe that, unwittingly, the QCTO may provide space for…"
Jun 9
Charles Dey replied to Madivan van der Merwe's discussion What will training look like in the workplace of the future?
""The concept of truly self-determined learning, called heutagogy, builds on humanistic theory and approaches to learning described in the 1950s. It is suggested that heutagogy is appropriate to the needs of learners in the twenty-first century,…"
Jun 7
Charles Dey replied to Madivan van der Merwe's discussion What will training look like in the workplace of the future?
"Fantastic discussion!! to me it shows that, provided I keep up with these exciting developments it is unlikely that, as an ETD Paractitioner, I will ever be out of work!! Viva Heutagogy Viva! "
Jun 7
Charles Dey replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Managing change in the group Learning Material Development
"If we earn our living from (at least in part) imparting the future to our youth, should we not be prepared to take on this role by leading by example?   "
May 25
Charles Dey replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Managing change in the group Learning Material Development
"Thanks for these thoughts, Hannes and Sylvia. On the subject of youth unemployment, let's remember that in the '80's, via his "High Road/ Low Road" roadshow, Clem Sunter was instrumental in driving this country towards…"
May 25
Charles Dey replied to Hannes Nel's discussion The Professor is right - and wrong in the group Learning Material Development
"On the subject of textbooks I really fail to see the value of this archaic medium of instruction. I am really shocked to learn that people are wasting valuable time in writing material which is tailored to a particular curriculum when, if the…"
May 22

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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

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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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