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Why study if it is not going to improve your career prospects?

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…

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Added by Wilma de Villiers on March 21, 2015 at 19:27 — 3 Comments

Call for Nominations for Chairperson Local Government SETA LGSETA

Minister Nzimande has gazetted a call for Nominations for the role of Chairperson of the Local Government SETA (LGSETA) for the period until end March 2016.

For details please click on the following link:

 Call_for_Nominations_Chairperson_LGSETA.pdf

Added by sylvia hammond on March 21, 2015 at 16:05 — No Comments


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3 Qualities to look for in Health and Safety Officers

The health and safety department in a company oftentimes operate in the background, as revenue-generating practices enjoy most of the attention on a daily basis. It should never be forgotten, however, that the health and safety of staff are as important as other operations.

The persons responsible for ensuring a safe and pleasant working environment would be health and safety…

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Added by Chantel Harris on March 18, 2015 at 12:36 — No Comments

Learn How To Market Your Consulting Practice And Expertise on the 1st April

I’m writing to invite you or your Business Development Manager to attend a very special interactive workshop, to boost your marketing efforts for your professional service and consulting practice.

The workshop “How to Market your Consulting Practice and Expertise”, is happening the 1st April at the Apollo Hotel in Ferndale. The Goal of the workshop: To Market your Consulting Practice and Expertise Successfully and Elegantly, helping you – saving you time and…

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Added by Deon Binneman on March 18, 2015 at 12:32 — No Comments


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Human population unspeakable danger

Human population unspeakable danger

 

Without shying away from calling a spade a spade. Every intellectual is trying to avoid this issue but let’s just face it this time, of cause I might sound hypocritical but let’s just face it. Human population is equally problematic to global warming. Regardless of having agreed with Al Gore that population stabilization education and family planning accessibility is a solution. I’m still arguing the fact that it seems not working in China.…

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Added by Kgatelopele Makua on March 17, 2015 at 16:36 — 1 Comment

HR INTERNSHIP

Good morning Everyone

can anyone please help me to secure and internship ? I am currently doing a 6months contract in the HRD DEPARTMENT which is expiring at the end of this month and More to that i have previously participated in an internship at SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT in 2012 ,S so i want to add more expirience to my cv especially

in the Training department

I have a diploma in HR as well as certificates of Assessor and SDF

I can be contacted on samymoote@gmail.com…

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Added by Samuel Moote on March 16, 2015 at 10:27 — No Comments

Notification of Bid Award

Notification of Bid Award

Background

The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SSETA) is a statutory body established through the

Skills Development Act of 1998 to enable its stakeholders to advance skills levels in the sector in accordance…

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Added by sylvia hammond on March 13, 2015 at 21:30 — No Comments

Services Seta Cancellation of Bid Proc-T256

Cancellation of Bid: PROC-T256

 The appointment of a Service Provider for the Analysis and Management of Discretionary Grant Funded Project relating to Previous Funding Cycles.

The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Services SETA) advertised the need to appoint a service provider to Analyse and Manage the Discretionary Grant funded projects relating to previous funding cycles in Tender Bulletin (No.2853) Vol.595…

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Added by sylvia hammond on March 13, 2015 at 21:30 — No Comments

Required - Accredited Provider Generic Management SAQA ID 59201

Hi all,

Looking for accredited training providers offering skills programmes sitting underneath the qualification ID 59201 (specifically the certificate generic management, certificat skills development management and certificate strategic management).

 

Also needing someone to align some existing course materials and create an assessment for the unit standards withing those specialities.

 

Waiting for a response from Service SETA, but thought I…

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Added by Angela Schultz on March 11, 2015 at 8:39 — 1 Comment

Services SETA Co-op & NPO Capacity Building Workshops

The Services Sector Education & Training Authority (Services SETA) cordially invites all Co-operatives & Non-Profit Organisations (specifically Non-Governmental Organisations & Community Based Organisations) to its Business Capacity Building & Engagement Workshops covering:

• How to Apply for Services SETA Skills Development Funding 

• How to Apply for Tenders & Write a Tender Application

• Business Writing Skills

Focus group sessions to engage…

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Added by sylvia hammond on March 6, 2015 at 17:30 — No Comments

What is an Accredited Facilitator?

I often come across job advertisements requiring “accredited facilitators” and this got me wondering as to exactly what they mean. As with my previous posts, do pardon my ignorance, I’m only a year and a few months old in this industry. My understanding has been that, you get accredited by SETAS as an Assessor and or/Moderator and that anyone with the necessary skills and experience can become a facilitator. Can anyone give clarity on this please? Does being an accredited facilitator mean…

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Added by Nduduzo Makhanya on March 6, 2015 at 14:30 — 4 Comments


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ECD: Recognition of Prior Learning

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…

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Added by Wilma de Villiers on February 23, 2015 at 19:22 — 7 Comments


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Statement: Fire at Van der Sterr Building

On Sunday morning, 22 February 2015, a fire damaged parts of the Van der Sterr-building on the campus of Stellenbosch University (SU).

Just before 09:00 a fire alarm was activated in the control room of Campus Security and within 10 minutes Campus Security, the fire brigade and senior SU-staff were on the scene. By 09:15 it was confirmed that no staff or students were inside the building. At around 11:00 the fire was under control. On Sunday afternoon the fire brigade was still on the…

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Added by Bronwyn Newman on February 23, 2015 at 10:54 — No Comments


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High-tech happiness sensor helps bosses to measure workplace happiness

Hi Tech happiness sensor helps bosses to measure workplace happiness

Sigmund Freud said that love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness. People who find their lives rewarding and fulfilling both at home and at work are found to be generally more successful in the workplace. Happy workers…

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Added by sharon snell on February 15, 2015 at 23:40 — 2 Comments


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Diversity Team Building, or Diversity Training?

Would you choose Diversity Team building or Traditional Diversity Training?

Both diversity interventions have a place in the business, or government arenas.

Traditional Diversity Training.

With skills and understanding being developed in this form of diversity training, there are often individual, intellectual changes.

The delegates will get to know why we view the world…

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Added by Brian V Moore on February 11, 2015 at 12:33 — 2 Comments


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Let's be positive about low shedding

Like most South Africans we are really frustrated with Eskom.



We have been lied to, manipulated by the truth, bullied into paying more n more for electricity and now we have load shedding that leaves us having to constantly check social platforms to make sure if it is happening and not just randomly suspended.



We are told to exercise caution now by switching off all our appliances by the plugs and also unplugging them.



Work is affected being shut down for 2… Continue

Added by Bronwyn Newman on February 8, 2015 at 14:08 — No Comments

Checking the Availability of a Company Name with CIPC

One of the major changes brought about by the New Companies Act that will affect start-ups is the availability of business names.

Under the new Act, name reservation is no longer mandatory before registering a company.

 

If a proposed name is rejected the company may still be registered and the registration number then becomes the name of the company at incorporation until an appropriate name has been reserved. Furthermore, symbols are allowed in company names and…

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Added by Jeanine Topping on February 5, 2015 at 10:11 — 3 Comments

Coaching and Mentoring Course

I am looking for a company that offers Coaching, Career Guidance and Mentoring Course, preferably through distance education. Please email me the course information including the cost on nyathibb@gmail.com or send on whatsapp on 0603119086

Added by Butholezwe Nyathi on February 4, 2015 at 13:59 — 1 Comment

UNISA vs SETA accredited training providers

Dear colleagues

I'm a year old into the development and training field and I have been conducting non-accredited workshops and although, I completed the Facilitate learning 5 day course, I still have a lot to learn, therefore kindly excuse my ignorance. I will get there over time, hopefully.

I would like to do the Assessor course in a month's time or so and have been looking around at ETDP-SETA Accredited training providers and have been keen on a particular one…

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Added by Nduduzo Makhanya on February 1, 2015 at 22:12 — 16 Comments


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Aliens don’t negotiate. Build respect in your negotiating teams.

Building respect and relationships, within negotiating teams will change the outcomes of wage negotiations.

Picture an All Black playing against the Springboks. They are traditional rivals. As he walks onto the field, he has no thought of negotiation in mind. His focus is to win at any cost. The Bok players feel exactly the same.

His team start with an impressive Haka. (In South Africa…

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Added by Brian V Moore on January 29, 2015 at 10:30 — No Comments

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