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Educational managment training

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lancelot Kajokoto Sep 14, 2011. 8 Replies

Hi All, I am running a project in Nampula, Mozambique and am looking for a diploma training for the Mozambican project director. He is heading a smalle regional training centre providing short…Continue

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Petra Penninkhoff replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion The future of Setas beyond the 31 March 2018? in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO/SAQA/SETA
"Hi all. I have quite some experience with international courses. In those cases it is difficult to actually get workplace practice because different people from different countries participate. So yes we do use case studies, simulations and role…"
Nov 18
Petra Penninkhoff replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion The future of Setas beyond the 31 March 2018? in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO/SAQA/SETA
"Bing from a Western country (The Netherlands) I cannot but agree with you Xolani. Have no idea what the skills development scene is there, but is is not as regulated as here."
Nov 17
Petra Penninkhoff replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion The future of Setas beyond the 31 March 2018? in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO/SAQA/SETA
"Thanks. That is why I signed up for Skills Universe"
Nov 17
Petra Penninkhoff replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion The future of Setas beyond the 31 March 2018? in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO/SAQA/SETA
"I don't mind about changes. Apart from that, I know how to deal with them and I have provided training on how to deal with them ;-). I will try to keep up with the changes, but most of the guys on this forum have more advanced info than I have…"
Nov 17
Petra Penninkhoff replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion The future of Setas beyond the 31 March 2018? in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO/SAQA/SETA
"Thanks Lynel. Was getting worried about my future as a training provider, just starting out. This makes sense and puts my mind (somewhat) at ease. Having only to deal with 2 clusters rather than 4 SETA is a relief."
Nov 17
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Nov 17
Petra Penninkhoff replied to Limbani Maxwell Teputepu's discussion SCAM ON LEARNING MATERIAL SALES in the group Learning Material Development
"A standard SLA accepted by all SETAs would be great, but then there is still the issue of falsifying signatures etc. So we would needs a solution for that. "
Nov 10
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Petra Penninkhoff replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Should adult education and work-based training be declared hard-hat areas? in the group The Help Desk
"Recently I got accredited with Services SETA for 7 unit standards. It took a while because of their backlog but I have learned what to expect and not to expect. This is thanks to my service provider Nompilo Mhkize of JTandA, my fellow members…"
Oct 20
Petra Penninkhoff replied to sylvia hammond's discussion The Skills-Universe Helpdesk - What are you "looking for" - the new guidelines in the group The Help Desk
"Thanks Sylvia "
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Petra Penninkhoff replied to Jeanine Topping's discussion e-learning and distance learning debate in the group Skills Development Facilitators
"II haven't got any experience with the SETAs on this matter. I did however completed a course (In the Netherlands in 2012) on virtual action learning. E-learning can be very useful and stimulating. . However, the platform I learned to work with…"
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Tell us about what you do
I am an experienced trainer and workshop facilitator. I have two certificates of competence: one as outcome based learning designer and developer (US ID 123401 and 123394 respectively) (2012) and one as a facilitator US ID117871) (2014).
In addition I have a teacher’s qualification for secondary education and a certificate Virtual Action Learning (e-learning), both from the Netherlands.

I am an agronomist and rural development economist holding two M.Sc. degrees: the first one in Plant breeding/agronomy from Wageningen University (1980) and the second one in Economic of Rural Change from the University of London (2006).

My technical expertise is in local economic, rural, value chain, enterprise and institutional development as well as in M&E, the logframe approach, the Theory of Change approach, impact assessment, agricultural research, gender mainstreaming, and environmental analysis and planning. She has worked with a large range of participatory methods.

My soft skills include analytical, communication, presentation, facilitation and writing skills, project cycle management, elaboration of project and programme logical framework, preparing Terms of Reference and writing tender proposals.

My professional experience spans more than 35 years gained through long-term assignments in Cape Verde, Indonesia, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. Short-term consultancies brought me r to Angola, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Mali, Mozambique, Philippines, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania (including Zanzibar) and Zambia.

In 2012, I established the L4DHub (PTY) Ltd which is based in Durban (CIPC registration no: 2014/215456/07). In fact, the L4DHub is a one-person (micro) enterprise; hence, I am my own boss and free to operate as a free-lancer.
Since March 2016, the L4DHub is accredited with the Service SETA as a training provider (10046) for the following US.

US 263356, Demonstrate an understanding of an entrepreneurial profile, NQF4; US 263514, Demonstrate an understanding of the function of the market mechanisms in a new venture, NQF4l US 114596, Research the viability of new venture ideas/opportunities, NQF4; US 114593, Tender to secure business for a new venture, NQF4; US 242655, Demonstrate knowledge and application of ethical conduct in a business environment, NQF4; US 242819, Motivate and build a team, NQF4; US 242824, Apply leadership concepts in a work context, NQF4.
What companies or organisations are you with?
L4DHUB

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