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Want to start delivering your courses online?

Started Aug 29 0 Replies

Chartall Business College has developed an online capability - we can shoot and edit your videos, help you curate materials, develop customised e-learning and run your own course for you online on…Continue

Warning against conference company: IntelligentAfrica

Started this discussion. Last reply by AnnemarieStiglingh Jun 14. 32 Replies

Hi, I was invited to a conference on RPL recently and imagine my surprise when opening up the brochure!  I was down as a speaker.  I had not agreed to speak.  This is completely dishonest and I was…Continue

Re-establishment of the SETAs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lynel Farrell Oct 13, 2015. 7 Replies

So all the SETAs have been re-established until 31 March 2018. At least this takes the uncertainty out of business for another two years.  But are there no consequences for non-performance at all? Continue

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Business admin Learnership - CT and Durban

Started Jan 28, 2013 0 Replies

Hi everyone, one of our clients is running a business admin level 4 learnership in CT and Durban with small numbers (all employed and all in-house - 18.1 learners).  If any company in these areas is…Continue

 

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karen deller replied to Pierre Wepener's discussion FEEDBACK: PROGRESS AND IMPROVEMENTS AT ETDPSETA
"hi - I think they are improving.  I have a very good meeting with Mahomed yesterday.  He was willing to see  me at short notice, answered his phone and had good ideas.  He also approached the meeting form a developmental, as…"
Oct 13

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karen deller replied to Pierre Wepener's discussion FEEDBACK: PROGRESS AND IMPROVEMENTS AT ETDPSETA
"thanks for the updates."
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Want to start delivering your courses online?

Chartall Business College has developed an online capability - we can shoot and edit your videos, help you curate materials, develop customised e-learning and run your own course for you online on our platform.  Chat to me if you are unsure about online but would like to try it without investing in your own portal etc.  My vision for what we have started is an online portal supported by us but which hosts courses from various providers.  A proudly South African Alison.com of sort.…See More
Aug 29

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karen deller replied to Shawn Naidu's discussion Abuse of Freelancers
"This works both ways though.  We have had freelance assessors who really paid no attention to what they were assessing.  Probably didn't read the learners' evidence and made completely illogical statements (like 'no evidence…"
Aug 29

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karen deller replied to SANTA VENTER's discussion SETA REGISTRATION
"Hi - you need to chose the predominant core activity of the company and match that to a Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code (google it -SARS has a list). Each SETA has a list f SIC codes that they 'oversee' and you have to…"
Jun 15
AnnemarieStiglingh replied to karen deller's discussion Warning against conference company: IntelligentAfrica
"Intelligent Africa  is a reputable company and have delivered numerous successful and relevant workshops over the past 12 years. Information and “facts” stated about the conference,  (which is running as an 5 day accredited…"
Jun 14
AnnemarieStiglingh replied to karen deller's discussion Warning against conference company: IntelligentAfrica
"Intelligent Africa  is a reputable company and have delivered numerous successful and relevant workshops over the past 12 years. Information and “facts” posted on Skills Universe about the conference, (which is running actually…"
Jun 14
Charles Cotter replied to karen deller's discussion Warning against conference company: IntelligentAfrica
"Pleasure, Loffie. Good luck with the facilitation of this RPL training programme. As quite a few posters have alluded to, RPL is an under-utilized process and hopefully your training collaboration with IA, can contribute to re-position RPL to the…"
Jun 13
Loffie Naude replied to karen deller's discussion Warning against conference company: IntelligentAfrica
"Thanks Charles for your input - it is highly appreciated. "
Jun 13
Charles Cotter replied to karen deller's discussion Warning against conference company: IntelligentAfrica
"Karen, my response to Sylvia on this discussion thread, refers.  Seemingly, this matter has been resolved. You are welcome to contact me charlescot@polka.co.za for further clarity of my business association with IA. We are also connected on…"
Jun 13
Charles Cotter replied to karen deller's discussion Warning against conference company: IntelligentAfrica
"Sylvia, given how this matter has unfolded, my post is belated. However, for the record, I have collaborated with Intelligent Africa (public & in-house training programmes; conferences; assessment and L&D consultation) for approx. 5 years.…"
Jun 13
Susan Scholtz liked karen deller's discussion Warning against conference company: IntelligentAfrica
Jun 11
Manus Moll replied to karen deller's discussion Warning against conference company: IntelligentAfrica
"Thank you Sylvia. I will make use of this opportunity in the near future, with your guidance. Maybe you can approve it first like you do most of the time. Much appreciated."
Jun 10
sylvia hammond replied to karen deller's discussion Warning against conference company: IntelligentAfrica
"Thanks George and Martin, I should just add for clarity: I have never supported that free speech means anyone can say anything deliberately offensive about someone else's culture, or religious beliefs, etc.  That is, whether I follow the…"
Jun 10
Dennis Comninos replied to karen deller's discussion Warning against conference company: IntelligentAfrica
"Thanks for the clear and fair guidelines Sylvia :-) "
Jun 10

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Tell us about what you do
Academic Consultant to a number of FET providers/SETAs on matters RPL and learnership implementation. (Recent seller of Prior Learning Centre - an accredited RPL provider.) I am part of a 4 year RPL research project for SAQA.
What companies or organisations are you with?
LearnSys (ex Prior Learning Centre - which I founded and sold).

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Engaging with learners using on-line tools In the flipped classroom

Posted on September 17, 2013 at 12:17 0 Comments

 We are using the Edmodo platform to liaise with learners between classes. Edmodo is a free, on-line application that allows a “teacher” (it’s a system designed for schools) to hook up with “students’ by posting messages, quizzes, surveys, marks, chats, etc. I also used it for providing the learners with a library of articles for each class intervention and for doing the formative assessments. It’s a really cool app (well I thinks so) and its free, which of course makes it all the more…

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Confessions from a flipped classroom - day 5

Posted on August 30, 2013 at 15:11 8 Comments

The learners have all just left, full of excitement to be going home after a full week.  Many mentioned feeling mentally tired from needing to think and constantly justify their arguments and points of view – good evidence for me that they really had been applying themselves.

 

The day started well.  Last evening before the learners left I referred them to skills universe and the blog page, so a few had actually read it before coming to class.  (I had not wanted to refer them…

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Confessions from a flipped classroom – day 4

Posted on August 29, 2013 at 15:29 3 Comments

Today has been interesting.  The group is really getting to grips with the methodology and are participating beautifully – but I have had moments where I have not been in control at all.  The group has taken over the learning experiences almost entirely.  As I am writing this blog, two groups are standing around the assessment tools they designed yesterday and offering really constructive critique and feedback.  The level of their application is really impressive.  I have not seen this level…

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Experiences from the flipped classroom - day 3

Posted on August 28, 2013 at 15:00 6 Comments

Today didn’t start off that well.  I started by asking how they were finding the methodology and the project they were working on (they are designing assessment tools, guides and activities a la the “Design and Develop OB assessment tools unit standard).  They reported being frustrated with their knowledge level in comparison to the tasks at hand.

 

We debated whether they would be in a better position if I had taught the theory (from experience of having done just that I know…

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