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Irene James
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  • Durban KwaZulu-Natal
  • South Africa
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  • Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt
  • Greatwill Segopolo
  • Cobus Cato
  • Des Squire
  • Tass Schwab

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Irene James replied to Des Squire's discussion What are the "Principles of Assessment"? in the group Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices
"Agree 100% Steve  - Glad you are on the same page!"
Jul 11
Irene James replied to Des Squire's discussion What are the "Principles of Assessment"? in the group Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices
"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…"
Jul 11
Irene James joined Des Squire's group
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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
Jul 11
Irene James replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion QCTO vs SETAs - what progress if any?
"Dear Lynel You deserve a medal - this is a lot of work you are putting into this critical area. Thank you from all of us! I am attending a qual development exercise this week through the QCTO - will see if I can get any answers to some of the…"
Jun 24
Irene James replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Are Verifiers Adding any Value to the Learning Process?
"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…"
Jun 5
Irene James was featured
Jun 2
Irene James replied to Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt's discussion Doctorate on The QA Challenges of Private Providers
"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…"
Jun 2
Irene James liked Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt's discussion Doctorate on The QA Challenges of Private Providers
Jun 2
Irene James shared Hannes Nel's discussion on Twitter
Jun 2
Irene James replied to Hannes Nel's discussion Are Verifiers Adding any Value to the Learning Process?
"Good morning Hannes Love your post, as usual. And Jacqui has hit the nail on the head - well done Jacqui. Don't you find it absolutely amazing that the core of the gripes is about the very group of people who are supposed to be the most…"
Jun 2
Irene James shared sylvia hammond's discussion on Twitter
Mar 24
Irene James commented on Tass Schwab's blog post Here are 11 things I wish I knew when I started my business.
"Tass, this is hilarious!   Love your writing style!  But underneath all the mirth, is a SERIOUS message. For what it is worth, whenever anyone (in employment) asks me if they should start their own business, my advice is…"
Nov 14, 2013
Irene James replied to Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt's discussion Comments on the matric pass mark
"OBE, if done properly is the BEST way of acquiring competencies.   But it is all about the teachers being properly trained to implement the system.   If we got this right, we would not be having this conversation about percentage…"
Oct 3, 2013
Irene James replied to Ali Busani's discussion Are Setas fulfilling their mandate accordingly?
"Don't get me started!  If many of these SETAs were private companies, they would have collapsed within the first year of operation.    Unfortunately it is our hard earned money that is keeping them in business. Instead of…"
Oct 1, 2013
Irene James replied to Des Squire's discussion Understanding Portfolios of evidence
"Appeal.   And if you do not get an explanatory response (which is usually the case), compose a detailed description of your complaint and send it to SAQA and the QCTO."
Sep 27, 2013
Irene James and Des Squire are now friends
Sep 26, 2013

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Tell us about what you do
Founder and Managing Director of a Private FET Institution, provisionally registered with DHET and fully accredited by Services SETA - offering a range of learnerships across 7 ETQAs, skills programmes in ten countries in Africa and proudly holding a BBBEE rating of 1 - 168,75% - value adding.
What companies or organisations are you with?
Dionysus Skills Development Initiative Pty Ltd

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