"Yup, Andrew - You are right. - Another disaster looming. There is some good stuff coming out of the QCTO model, but I suspect that that whole idea of separate assessments/assessment partners etc will implode anyway - too cumbersome, too expensive,…"
"Hi Des! Forgive me - I am not exactly sure which part you disagree with? I agree with your statement about the presentation of evidence (for the assessor unit standard), but we don't have that problem when we train assessors, because we…"
"Hi Andrew - that is my point. and I see that not too many folk will wager a guess on this one. As a member of SAQAs NGB 11 (varied services - from transport to funeral to hairdressing) for yonks, we spent many many hours debating the credit values…"
"Hannes, you are bang on the button here - agree 100% with all your comments. The PoE building option is definitely the best one. Naturally occurring evidence is a useful inclusion, but the challenge is always to ensure that the learner…"
Thanks for the query
I am not referring to a specific unit standard (all hypothetical) but I guess if one was to assign a title to it, it would be something like "Use a personal computer to produce a word…"
"Have any of our learned practitioners served on the (then) SGBs for SAQA (Standards Generating Bodies). If you did, you will be able to answer the following question:
If 1 credit = 10 notional hours, how many credits should be…"
"Hah. Ja. Ask the SETAs (read SERVICES SETA AND TETA this question - they are absolutely clueless as to the notion of "notional hours". the mind boggles. When our learners on a current Services SETA project could not attend their workplace…"
"The very worst example of the CAT system is the SETA's application of it at the FETC band - We had a QMS policy that stated that the "second language" requirement to embark on an NQF 4 FETC qualification would be accommodated…"
"Hi Mthunzi - I agree with all of your points 100%. But the question I would like to ask is why are we allowing the SETA's to dictate to us in the first place? "Model answers" belong in an old fashioned traditional…"
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I am attending a qual development exercise this week through the QCTO - will see if I can get any answers to some of the…"
"Dear Henk, You are absolutely right when you say that many of the SETA staff are just inexperienced administrators. Shame. Worse still the SETAs appoint people who have absolutely zero experience in implementing learnerships to…"
"Jacqui, congratulations on this piece of work. It is simply superb, and must have taken many hours of effort. Although I have just scanned it at this stage, I intend to digest it fully when I can find a couple of uninterrupted hours. Or better…"
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