I hope this was not published before on 'Skills Universe' ...
I want to share the following from an article in a Mango inflight magazine (9 February 2011):
“My South Africa is the working-class man who called from the airport to return my wallet without a cent missing. It is the white woman who put all three of her domestic worker’s children through the school that her own child attended. It is the politician one of our rural provinces, Mpumalanga, who…Continue
We are busy with a RPL pilot project. There is no stipend attached to the project because one of the criteria is that learners must be employed. They do not have to pay for the course and get all the learning material for free.
The learners were very excited when they were informed that they were selected. At orientation they were informed that there will be no stipend but only a transport allowance of R200. It is now…Continue
This is a question that was asked by many people when they found out that I was enrolled for a Masters Degree. Not even progress to a higher salary scale?
After school I studied because I needed the qualification to become a teacher. Then I enrolled through UNISA for two qualifications thereafter and the reason was that I wanted to increase my knowledge specifically in the ECD field.
So why did I enroll, already in my fifties, for the Masters of Education in…Continue
I have very little experience in RPL. What I have realized over the years that there are many myths and/ or misunderstandings regarding the RPL processes. RPL is a path that we are now investigating and preparing for.
I googled and found valuable websites, especially regarding ECD RPL in Australia. I also looked at their diagnostic tool but am not sure what the criteria exactly are for a diagnostic tool. The purpose of the tool is clear to me but not the…Continue
I read an interesting article in the Weekend Argus of 15 March 2014, THANK YOU FOR NOT SMOKING AT WORK Tony Healy discussed smoking at work in his article. He said that employers are entitled to impose a ban or reduce pay for breaks taken. I am sure that smokers were and will be up in arms when they read this.
Smokers are entitled to smoke before and after work, during their lunch and tea breaks. This is unfortunately not happening in most instances.