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Joe Samuels replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Dear Des My apologies for the tone - I posted earlier to questions that was raised by Lynel on the matter of the extension of existing qualifications and what the SAQA Board decided, so I was not sure what other writing was…"
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Joe Samuels replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Hi Sylvia The extension of existing qualifications is from the 1 July 2015 until 30 June 2018. All qualifications have a start date and and end date. So all those existing qualifications with the end date of 30 June 2015 will be re-registered for a…"
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Joe Samuels replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Hi Des Firstly, what writing do you need to see from SAQA? Secondly, the quality assurance responsibility and function, by law, is assigned to the QCTO. SETAs have been delegated to perform the function by the QCTO. The QCTO can…"
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Joe Samuels replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Pierre - it should be "quality assurance of workplace learning" I thought that we are speaking about learning here but understand that it should stated factually correct! Thanks for asking the question and allowing me to clarify. Joe"
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Joe Samuels replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion The Question remains - what or how do we plan? in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Dear Lynel The SAQA Board at its meeting of 1 October 2014 decided that all qualifications would be extended for a further 3 three years, except those who will be recommended for replacement by the Quality Councils and those qualifications with no…"
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Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO

A call for help to SETAs, SAQA, QCTO and DHET have been tried.  In order to get concerns heard in the QCTO environment, member support is required to forward our cry for help to the Public Protector.  We can only stand together, support one another and hope for a positive outcome.  The time has come to stand together.See More
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Joe Samuels replied to sylvia hammond's discussion SAQA publishes National Policy on Recognition of Prior Learning in the group Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
"RESPONSE TO SKILLS-UNIVERSE DISCUSSION ON RPL   We have followed the discussion on RPL on Skills-Universe as from 13 October 2014 with interest. The discussion is both insightful and challenging. Before I make some inputs to the discussion, I…"
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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL HR and training practitioners coming together  to unlock the hidden talents in the interests of employers and employees.See More
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Joe Samuels replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Newsflash: Parliamentary Committee Chair tells QCTO: performance not good enough in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"I just want to suggest a small correction to the newsflash - SAQA was congratulated on receiving a clean audit (for 2013/14) and on its achievement of having an unqualified audit for 17 consecutive years. The QCTO also achieved an unqualified audit.…"
Oct 19

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Joe Samuels replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion Questions for SAQA and the QCTO (draft version)
"Thanks for the questions, Lynel. As agreed I will pass the questions onto the QCTO for their response. Regards Joe Samuels"
Jul 6

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Joe Samuels replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA - OBE - QCTO and what now??
"The answer to the question why the QCTO? I can refer you to the two documents that was developed as result of the review of the NQF and also the joint statement by the ministers of education and labour which concluded the NQF review and lead to…"
Jul 6
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Joe Samuels replied to Claire Fowler's discussion Accreditation of unit standards versus whole qualifications - clarity required in the group Training Service Providers
"Dear Colleagues I discussed the matter of single unit standard providers with the QCTO CEO on 28 March 2014. She assured me that there has been no decision taken to phase out single unit standard providers. Where this is an issue she urges people to…"
Mar 29

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White Paper for the Education and Training Post-School System

Posted on January 19, 2014 at 10:15 0 Comments

The White Paper on Post School Education and Training launched by the Minister of Higher Education and Training on 16 January 2014 is available on the SAQA website: www.saqa.org.za

SAQA Chairperson's Lecture to focus on Career Development Policy

Posted on February 11, 2013 at 7:21 1 Comment

 

SAQA is hosting the SAQA's Chairperson's lecture on Wednesday 13 February 2013 at the Midrand Protea Hotel from 16:00 to 19:30. An International Career Development  Expert, Dr John McCarthy,  will be delivering the lecture entitled "Strategic leadership in national career development policy - enabling inclusion, quality and innovation". All welcome! Please spread the word....!

Seasons Greetings to all!

Posted on December 23, 2012 at 9:20 0 Comments

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NQF Implementation Framework 2011 - 2015

Posted on April 29, 2012 at 18:52 0 Comments

SAQA is mandated to develop an NQF Implementation Framework after consultation with the 3 Quality Councils. The NQF Implementation Framework  is the roadmap for NQF implementation over the next 4 to 5 years. If you really want to be ahead of the game then it is within your interests to download this document and engage with it. I will be happy to answer any questions relating to this. The SAQA website is www.saqa.org.za.

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At 11:13am on May 10, 2014, sylvia hammond gave Joe Samuels a gift
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Happy birthday Joe - all the very best for a great day and a year that is successful in the way that you would wish. Thank you for all your support - from sylvia and the skills-universe team
At 9:58am on March 14, 2014, sylvia hammond gave Joe Samuels a gift
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Thanks Joe - really appreciate your time
At 12:55pm on May 10, 2013, sylvia hammond gave Joe Samuels a gift
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Best wishes Joe for a wonderful birthday and a really successful year and thank you for the valuable contribution you make to our community. Have a great day from sylvia and the skills-universe team
At 6:00pm on January 17, 2013, sylvia hammond gave Joe Samuels a gift
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Thanks Joe - your intervention is much appreciated - sylvia
At 1:25pm on April 27, 2012, sylvia hammond gave Joe Samuels a gift
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Thank you Joe for that quick response. Wishing you a wonderful 18th Freedom Day birthday from the skills-universe team.
At 6:45 on April 5, 2012,
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Des Squire
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Hi Joe

My details have now been re-registered and I recived confirmation this morning. Thank you for your assistance..

 
 
 

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