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Started Nov 26, 2012 0 Replies

Hello AllI wonder whether anyone can advise. We run a good training programme at our company, with the potential for it to be excellent, given the experience of the staff members we have involved in…Continue

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David Screen replied to Hannes Nel's discussion William Shakespeare Understood the ETD Environment
"I like this. I taught English at High School for a number of years and would show my students how Shakespeare had an uncanny and possibly pessimistic knowledge of human frailties. However, on a positive note there is a line that occurs in two of…"
Jun 3, 2013
David Screen replied to Des Squire's discussion How can we be Proudly South African?
"hello Des, your questions get to the root of South Africa's problems. I believe it's firmly in our national psyche to adopt the immoral (and amoral) route and find the easy way out - which inevitably involves crime and corruption. The…"
May 15, 2013
David Screen liked Madivan van der Merwe's discussion ENTREPRENEURSHIP: 15 Years, 5 Key Lessons in Entrepreneurship
Nov 28, 2012
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In-house Training

Hello AllI wonder whether anyone can advise. We run a good training programme at our company, with the potential for it to be excellent, given the experience of the staff members we have involved in the programme. I am a former High School teacher and have been used in a training capacity in all my previous companies. We have a highly skilled machinist and a company pharmacist both of whom have a wealth of experience in treaing.My question is this. Is there any remote possibility of our SETA…See More
Nov 26, 2012
David Screen replied to Marianna Bibbey's discussion Services Seta signs MOU with UK FET?!?
"Why is everybody confused? It's much easier to get a kickback from a UK-based organization than an SA one.Somebody's brother's cousin lives in the UK now and has swung the deal...    "
Oct 25, 2012
David Screen replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Which South African leader would be best for Human Resource practitioners? in the group HR & Personnel Practitioners
"Probably Trevor Manuel. He seems to be the only leader who seems to understand the need to nurture and train staff"
Oct 5, 2012
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Oct 5, 2012
David Screen replied to Des Squire's discussion Are training costs getting out of hand? Can they be justified?
"I'd provide outstanding training at R800 per day...   Most of the trainers in SA are useless."
Jul 26, 2012
David Screen replied to Norman Ntai's discussion Education priorities....'Making Education Fashionable......'sounds awesome!
"and this man is the Minister for Higher Education..! and after the introduction of 'socialist education', we will then remove all forms of private enterprise and initiative. All those who show any sign of wanting to get on and…"
Jul 16, 2012
David Screen liked Kagisho Malatji's discussion CURRENT, VALID, AUTHENTIC, etc.
Mar 26, 2012
David Screen replied to Kagisho Malatji's discussion CURRENT, VALID, AUTHENTIC, etc.
"It's simple really. A lot of this comes down to the quality of leadership in the responsible department.  Look at what Pravin Gordhan did at SARS and Trevor at Finance and Minister Zuma at Home Affairs... Sylvia is right. If Blade was…"
Mar 26, 2012
David Screen replied to sylvia hammond's discussion How would you advise unemployed youth?
"The 21st Century is the era of young people . If I remember a statistic that I used to include in a presentation I ran in the 80s, 60% of the world's population by the year 2000 was going to be under the age of 25 or thereabouts. This…"
Feb 10, 2012
David Screen liked Alan Hill's blog post Ageism - another side of the ugly face of discrimination
Feb 6, 2012
David Screen commented on Alan Hill's blog post Ageism - another side of the ugly face of discrimination
"Bulie i really like your idea of a forum and I for one would like to participate in something like that even if it's by e-mail. Let's see if there are other responses to the idea."
Feb 6, 2012
David Screen commented on Alan Hill's blog post Ageism - another side of the ugly face of discrimination
"A good article and an issue that has been uppermost in my mind for the last couple of years. I turn 60 in April. I am tertiary educated and have 35 years experience working in basically every sector in our economy (education 14 years;…"
Feb 6, 2012
David Screen commented on Des Squire's blog post Understanding and highlighting skills shortages and the role of FET colleges
"Interesting Des, But isn't it amazing how we go over the same ground year after year! The scarce skills shortage in South Africa grows annually and every year there's another conference or a call from Government for schools,…"
Jan 31, 2012

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former high school teacher, NGO activist, estate agent, now in production management.
What companies or organisations are you with?
Manufacturing now, previously political NGO

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