This is a good time of the year for your company or organization to pro-actively start preparing the information needed to compile your Annual Training Reports (ATR) and Work Skills Plans (WSPs) that need to be submitted by 30 April 2017.
Companies with 50+ employees (and / or other criteria) are deemed to be Levy-paying companies and need to pay up to 1% of their annual remuneration to the Skills Levy Fund. They complete and submit these compulsory reports…
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Added by Michael Fraser on September 20, 2016 at 14:23 — No Comments
Good Day fellow members
I would like some clarity from experts in ECD(Industry).
1.Must Facilitators be paid to do site visits?
2.Is it compulsory for the Workplace Guide to be completed?
3.Must the learner identify a place to complete the practical component?
I would really need any valid and true feedback on these.
Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Added by adeline findlay on September 20, 2016 at 13:08 — No Comments
Just some news from the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) on the increase of clean audits of various SETA's.
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Various course options offered by a qualified Speech & Drama Teacher, and Recruiter.
Talentuntapt Voice & Speech Coach offers personalised/customised Voice and Speech training options to fit in with your work schedule! Options for on-site and off site training/coaching in Durban.
Several successful courses have been conducted for…Continue
Added by Lara Mills on September 12, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments
Employers beware! The appointment and promotion of managers and supervisors is much more risky than you thought.
Since no one is a perfect fit, we are used to assessing whether a candidate’s shortcomings can be dealt with through training and coaching. A lack of technical and…Continue
Added by Ian Webster on September 7, 2016 at 14:41 — No Comments
The Marikana massacre four years ago, was a watershed moment in South African labour relations. The Farlam Commission into the tragedy pointed out multiple failures on all sides. For employers, the failure of management on a number of levels makes for sober reading. However, it is tempting to…Continue
"Spotting-talent-is-one-of-the-essential-elements-of-great-leadership" - David McCullough
It is not news that building and developing top talent should be a critical priority for today’s successful organisations. Figuring out how to do it faster, better, and earlier may soon become a significant competitive advantage. It is so easy to get leadership talent identification wrong. Spotting leadership talent is a minefield, as it is cluttered with our…Continue
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Your brand is what people say about you when you're not in the room - Jeff Bezos, CEO Amazon
Added by Letitia van der Merwe on August 26, 2016 at 7:00 — No Comments
“The only thing we know about the future is that it is going to be different.” — Peter Drucker
“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler
In the previous block we argued leadership development should form part of an…Continue
Workplace diversity is a reality in South Africa. This cannot be denied and is reflected in the demographic make-up of the population and of the workforce. In terms of employment equity and the requirements of the EE Act issues related to diversity in the workplace must be addressed.
Managing diversity is defined as "planning and implementing organisational systems and practices to manage people so that the potential advantages of diversity are maximised while its potential…Continue
“We need leaders and not just political leaders. We need leaders in every field, in every institution, in all kinds of situations. We need to be educating our young people to be leaders. And unfortunately, that’s fallen out of fashion.”— American historian David McCullough
“I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure.” – Charles…Continue
Are you feeling a bit sluggish lately? Have you reached a point where you feel directionless and unmotivated to work? If…Continue
Added by Chantel Harris on August 23, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments
The purpose with the measurement of learning impact broadly has two points of departure. On the one hand there is the approach that attempts to determine to what degree development processes and programs have some demonstrable “value”. The typical and well known approaches of Kirkpatrick and Philips are examples of this approach, both of which at some point in their models move to the second approach, which is to move the focus away from development per se and towards the actual business…Continue
Added by Letitia van der Merwe on August 22, 2016 at 16:30 — No Comments
Clinical placement can be described as an experiential education opportunity which has to be undertaken as part of a health professional’s course of study. There are various programs where clinical placements are undertaken which include Nursing, EMT, Physical Therapy Assistant, Child Life, Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Imaging Technology, Speech Language Pathology, Pharmacy, Psychology and much more. Clinical placements are designed to enhance the skills and experience of students in…Continue
Added by Kevin Lee on August 20, 2016 at 16:55 — No Comments
We can’t overlook employees as people first. Businesses that do not respect their staff face massive loss and underperformance. No one creates an enterprise with the goal of hurting or disrespecting people, of course. But it does happen. A key way to prevent this is to have proper human resource management. More businesses are recognising the need for it, given labour laws and basic decency – since we can’t expect business people to manage an entire operation as well every…Continue
Added by Chantel Harris on August 19, 2016 at 14:47 — No Comments
You may spend a lot of your time behind a desk devoting more of your efforts to exercising your brain than your body, but that doesn’t necessarily mean your work is incredibly dissimilar from that of top athletes. Many of the skills that make entrepreneurs successful have a lot in common with those that enable athletes to…Continue
Added by Afrio Thathe on August 19, 2016 at 11:49 — No Comments
Investec Education Entrepreneurs Trip to Helsinki,…Continue
Added by Dan Brotman on August 17, 2016 at 18:43 — No Comments
Sorry ladies. Women’s month got knocked off the front pages by the Local Government Elections this year. For those who supported the smaller parties, there was hope that this would be the year of breakthrough. Mixed results there. For ruling-party supporters, perhaps this would be the year of…Continue
Added by Ian Webster on August 16, 2016 at 14:39 — No Comments