Does anybody have any idea as to what is going on at the Service SETA? It is a complete shambles and made even worse by the recent communique that was released to providers with unit standards and…Continue
Would anybody be able to assist me in sourcing a Facilities Management or Accommodation Management programme. It must be accredited and should preferably be a certificate or diploma programme. Continue
The other day I was having a discussion with someone who is more than 20 years my senior. He remarked how complex and difficult business and life has become. Things are being done so differently and technology dominates the marketplace. He admitted to being a technophobe and for the most part either unwilling or unable to make use of the various technologies that so many of us take for granted. It is challenging enough to get him to use his cellphone for much more than taking and…Continue
What does an IR code have to do with learning? Is innovation in the world of learning only applicable to the millennial generation? Are more mature learners satisfied with the current pedagogical strategies that are employed in adult learning environments?
These are seemingly arbitrary questions that are often not considered by many educators today for a number of reasons. They are also questions that cannot be dealt with effectively unless we have a better…Continue
Learning and development is paramount if businesses and people are to succeed. It is that simple! What is not simple is what types of adult-based education are most appropriate; what combinations of interventions are most valuable; and what is needed most within companies from a skills perspective. These are just some of the broader issues that need to be considered when making a decision that can literally affect the entire business and potentially an…Continue
My previous articles have discussed success principles, problem-solving, decision-making and uniqueness; seemingly vaguely related topics that have relatively little to do with learning and skills development. Or do they?
In my opinion these skills and attributes, and how they are treated, are critical success factors in the learning and development process. Learning is a systematic process of applying oneself, making mistakes, evaluating those mistakes and…