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Tass Schwab replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Collective --PHEW~~~"
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Tass Schwab replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion The Question remains - what or how do we plan? in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"My questions mirror yours. While driving to a consult this morning, I thought " Please extend EVERYTHING for another 5 years" because I think thats the amount of time it will take for the QCTO to either collapse completely or for them to…"
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Tass Schwab joined Lynel Farrell's group
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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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Tass Schwab replied to Andrew Friedemann's discussion Just wondering in the group APPETD Association for Private Providers of ETD
"Seems as if this is a rash spreading... see the article "Time to leave the boat" by Marie Smith in Accreditation, training material, assessment group... And reading the debacle on the QCTO that Sylvia posted on a Tale of Two…"
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Tass Schwab replied to Janelle Gravett's discussion Do we need an Association for Training and Development Practitioners? in the group Freelance Facilitators
"Yes to what Moira has said - specifically going into the new QCTO environment the "fringe" but equally critical services we render need a voice..."
Oct 7

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Tass Schwab replied to Rolf Kühnast's discussion Workshop cancellation fees in the group Independent Consultants
"Been faced with the same dilemma, I now insist on half the fees being paid before the training. It has worked for me thus far..."
Oct 6

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Tass Schwab added a discussion to the group Independent Consultants
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International Courses and the Skills Development Levy

We may have many amazing short courses or accredited material, in South Africa, but sometimes it is lovely to offer other training that is internationally succesful. Specifically in the Corporate Wellness Sector. I need some experts advice - how can Corporate's use these offerings and still claim from the Skills Levy? Is there a manner in which they can do this?What I have advised is that we align their material with current US, or sign an MOU with providers who will use their material as a…See More
Oct 3

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Tass Schwab replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Response to skills-universe Questions by QCTO CEO in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"YES!"
Oct 3

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Tass Schwab replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Response to skills-universe Questions by QCTO CEO in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"Hannes - you have raised an entire field of fears in your summation of the possible " collapses". I am all for change and unafraid but this all feels very unclear in many manners. When the systems was changed to Unit Standards, SETA's…"
Oct 3

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Tass Schwab replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Response to skills-universe Questions by QCTO CEO in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"Indeed! Anyone here able to answer? "
Oct 3

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Tass Schwab replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Response to skills-universe Questions by QCTO CEO in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"Interesting read, has not told me anything that I was not aware of. I have been developing material across the board since 2005 in quite a successful manner in a private and corporate capacity. But the one question that has been burning has not been…"
Oct 2

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Tass Schwab replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Response to skills-universe Questions by QCTO CEO in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"Thank you, looking forward to reading this!"
Oct 2

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Tass Schwab and Nokubonga Mkhize are now friends
Sep 29

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Tass Schwab replied to Lizelle Jacobs's discussion Occupational qualification - learning material development in the group Learning Material Development
"I shall be watching this post with keen interest as I have yet to find any guidines for this..."
Sep 29

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Tass Schwab added a discussion to the group Assessors & Moderators
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URGENT - SERVICES SETA 244589 Identify causes of stress and techniques to manage it in the workplace

Urgently need a moderator and assessor who has the following registration with the SERVICES SETA - no other SETAs are applicable here.244589 Identify causes of stress and techniques to manage it in the workplace The incumbent would also need to train this in Cape Town. Contact Tass: ohmtraining@gmail.comSee More
Sep 27

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Tell us about what you do
I am passionate about Adult Education from a Corporate perspective. Change begins when education in the workplace is of relevance and brings about an inner r/ evolution. Becoming conscious about how you affect your colleagues with your knowledge/need for skills and attitude is essential for intelligent professionals.

Public Speaker - Specifically on Managing Information Overload Consciosly
Facilitator
Extensive experience within FET Industry
Skills Needs Analysis
Learning programme development and sales ( http://pickandtrain.wozaonline.co.za/ )
Implementation of all training interventions including learnerships
Tenders
Workshop Facilitator
Highly Specialized App User manual creator
Assessor BANKSETA

I also have a deep abiding love of the Land and write a blog on the insights that I gain simply spending time on the beach or bush...
http://seersoul.blogspot.com
What companies or organisations are you with?
Ohm Consulting, Associate of Margaret Nicols and Associates and Playing Mantis, PickAndTrain

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Are you addicted to productivity porn?

Posted on January 27, 2014 at 11:53 0 Comments

Yes you read right - Productivity porn - this is an tongue in cheek look at how we get caught in the busyness trap of being the best we can by doing doing doing...

Enjoy the read - SOURCE: https://medium.com/i-m-h-o/7173d1cc6f95 

About 7 years ago, my career took a turn from being mostly in the field, hanging lights and designing projects on the fly to being mostly behind a desk designing projects at a computer. It…

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Here are 11 things I wish I knew when I started my business.

Posted on November 6, 2013 at 10:00 13 Comments

I wish I could take credit for this article, but this landed up in my InBox and I simply had to share. It had me laughing and nodding all the way!

Here are 11 things I wish I knew when I started my business. I hope they will save you some time, but at the very least, some anguish because — experience is a good teacher here — the sodium from your tears acts as a corrosive melting agent on all brands of premium ice cream, but otherwise, makes a superb saline…

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Free Lance Rates - interesting read

Posted on November 1, 2013 at 17:00 0 Comments

freelancentral's guideline rates for freelancers (2014) (31.10.13)

31.10.13  Freelancentral's guideline rates for…

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Anna Breytenbach - Animal Communicator

Posted on October 30, 2013 at 10:30 0 Comments

Not your usual post - but I know there are many here on SU that are animal lovers and share a keen interest in Conservation. 

Anna is a professional animal communicator who has received advanced training through the Assisi International Animal Institute in California, USA and has been practising for 12 years in South Africa, Europe and the USA with domestic and wild animals. The DVD is intermittently available for purchase…

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Doris Lessing on Education

Posted on October 24, 2013 at 7:06 0 Comments

Doris Lessing, the eleventh woman and the oldest person to ever receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, turned 94 yesterday. I love this beautiful woman.



Here's an excerpt from "The Golden Notebook" that every teacher and parent should read:



"Ideally, what should be said to every child, repeatedly, throughout his or her school life is something like this: You are in the process of being indoctrinated. We…

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At 11:55am on February 01, 2014, sylvia hammond gave Tass Schwab a gift
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Happy birthday Tass & very best wishes for a successful 2014. Thank you for your contribution to our community, you are one of our most valued members regards from sylvia and the skills-universe team
At 14:06 on December 4, 2013, William Chaka said…

mwchaka@gmail.com

At 12:03 on December 4, 2013, William Chaka said…

Hello Tass

I need a quote for the following US

259601,120337,259610,120337,259600

120330,259622,9964,252250,254221

At 6:20 on August 30, 2013, Maluta Mukhezakule said…

I am requesting quotation for the following materials:

 

Skills Development Facilitator and Facilitation Coach and mentoring.

 

Kind regards,

Maluta Mukhezakule

0835531196

maluta20za@yahoo.com

At 11:38am on June 01, 2013, sylvia hammond gave Tass Schwab a gift
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Thanks for promoting the message of the Inbox. So many members keep posting their email addresses - it lays them open to spam emails! Have a great weekend -cold & very wet in Cape Town but rain needed
At 11:12 on May 8, 2013, Charlene Peens said…

Hi Tass

Please send me a quote (and proof of approval if you have) for the following skills programme:  Conservation:  General Assistant through CATHSSETA.

Email:  newskills.etd@gmail.com

 

Regards

Charlene

At 10:05am on February 01, 2013, sylvia hammond gave Tass Schwab a gift
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Happy birthday Tass - best wishes for a great day and a successful year from the skills-universe team
At 12:32 on January 28, 2013, Elmaine Volschenk said…

Good day,

We're always looking for new material.  Please could you provide me with a list of Unit standards as well as qualifications you have to offer?  Our primary focus is on RPL.  Another question:  Did the material pass verification before?  Look forward to your response.  My email:  assess@siyanqoba.co.za

At 12:26 on August 3, 2012, Sonja Broschk said…

Thanks - I appreciate the input...  will do!

At 3:22pm on April 23, 2012, sylvia hammond gave Tass Schwab a gift
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Thank you Tass for your positive contributions today - have a great day regards sylvia
 
 
 

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