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Marie-Therese Portolan
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Marie-Therese Portolan replied to Nita Wandrag's discussion JHB Providers of Certification for RPL? in the group Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
"HI Nita That put her plumb into the CHE environment and the RPL processes become far more difficult to achieve at that level due to the P&P around higher education and the number of credits they are allowed to/prepared to award by RPL. I think…"
Mar 28
Marie-Therese Portolan replied to Nita Wandrag's discussion JHB Providers of Certification for RPL? in the group Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
"HI Nita I deal with two Gauteng based training providers who specialise in RPL and have national footprints. Which specific qualifications/unit standards are you interested in. This would enable us to establish the accreditation status on that/those…"
Mar 28
Marie-Therese Portolan commented on sylvia hammond's group Assessors & Moderators
"HI there Contact Darren Wheeler he is a delightful young man who will either assist your or direct you to the appropriate person Darren Wheeler <DarrenW@serviceseta.org.za>"
Jun 28, 2012
Marie-Therese Portolan commented on Henriette van Twisk's blog post Welcome to the Chartered Institute for the Management of Assessment Practice
"Due to the recent discussions and comments posted iro RPL Would CIMAP confirm that the training providers who would be utilised for the RPL are Accreditated with the relevant ETQA/DHET as an entity and have learning programme/RPL approval for the…"
Jun 12, 2012
Marie-Therese Portolan replied to Des Squire's discussion How can CIMAP claim to represent all Providers, Assessors and Moderators?
"Absolutely correct there is no need for providers who do not offer full qualifications to be registered with DHET. However, the assessors and moderators who contract to and or work for such organisations can become members in their own right. And or…"
Jun 12, 2012
Marie-Therese Portolan replied to Felancia Du Preez's discussion What constitutes a Skills Programme? in the group Assessors & Moderators
" It varies as most things from SETA to SETA. My understanding is that the only time when SETAs cluster unit standards into skills programmes, is when they are linked to learnerships and the curriculation thereof. Therefore a skills programme is…"
Jun 8, 2012
Marie-Therese Portolan commented on sylvia hammond's group Assessors & Moderators
" The practise as you identified Rolf has always been of concern to me personally. As it allows providers to take and use the details of assessors and moderators, which whom they may or may not have any agreement and or intention of using as…"
Jun 8, 2012
Marie-Therese Portolan commented on sylvia hammond's group Assessors & Moderators
"Services SETA also awards provisional status to providers until such time as they have successfully been through the full process with at least one batch of learners. i.e enrolment, assessment, internal moderation and external…"
Jun 8, 2012
Marie-Therese Portolan commented on sylvia hammond's group Assessors & Moderators
"The simple rule is that if it sounds too good to be true, then usually it is. The problem is that an Accredited Training provider and RPL and Assessment centre should know better than to post mis leading (at very best) advertisments. It is this sort…"
Jun 7, 2012
Marie-Therese Portolan commented on sylvia hammond's group Independent Consultants
"I sincerely hope that this message is badly worded. Or greatly understated. Because the contents as I have understood them is a cause of great concern for anyone who is interested in the quality of assessments on the NQF."
Jun 7, 2012
Marie-Therese Portolan received a gift from sylvia hammond
May 17, 2012
Marie-Therese Portolan commented on sylvia hammond's group Assessors & Moderators
"Greetings, Thank you for the opportunity to clarify this common misunderstanding. Chartered is a reference to a professional credential that may be awarded to any profession. In South Africa we have a number of chartered professions: i.e.…"
May 17, 2012
Marie-Therese Portolan commented on sylvia hammond's group Assessors & Moderators
"CIMAP have formed a local confederation the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP) and the Association for Skills Development in South Africa (ASDSA). So your concerns are addressed on a number of levels."
May 17, 2012
Marie-Therese Portolan commented on sylvia hammond's group Assessors & Moderators
"Hi Tass IRO which association to join I think you need to review the offerings and see which one most closely aligns to your specific needs. Personally CPD and affilitions provide most benefit. IRO professional associations SAQA is currently…"
May 16, 2012
Marie-Therese Portolan commented on sylvia hammond's group Assessors & Moderators
"All members who are serious about assessment and moderation should take the time to review the new CIMAP web site for the latest updates http://cimap.co.za The professional association for assessors and moderators. Well worth the time."
May 16, 2012
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At 10:48pm on May 17, 2012, sylvia hammond gave Marie-Therese Portolan a gift
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Thanks Marie-Therese for taking the time to post a comprehensive response.
At 9:55 on October 18, 2011, Maya Rampersad said…

Hi it was so nice contacting you.  Its been a long time!  Keep well!

 

 
 
 

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