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MICT Registered Assessor and Moderator offers services

Good day,

I am George Sekhukhune, a registered assessor and moderator with MICT for:-

  • FETC: Advertising NQF Level 4 and
  • National Certificate: Journalism NQF Level 5.

I am available to provide facilitation, assessing and moderating services in these areas.

I can also facilitate other management programmes as well.

If interested please inbox me, or e-mail Interested parties can also call…


Added by Sekhukhune Lapole George on September 19, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments

Women in business and personal development

Much has been said recently relating to the position of women in business and the need for education as a means of unlocking businesswomen’s self belief

None of us know what the future holds in store. What we do know is that whatever the future - change is inevitable. Change is a fact of life and in order to be adequately equipped for change…


Added by Des Squire on September 17, 2014 at 12:30 — 12 Comments

Seeking Learning Material to Buy

I am looking to buy accredited learning material for the Further Education and Training Certificate: Project Management – SAQA ID 50080 NQF Level 4, 4 Credits.

This is a Services SETA Qualification and the provider should be able to provide s SLA or memo of understanding to the related material. If you have the material, an all the components thereof needed for successful accreditation with the Service SETA please contact or email me. or phone 082 556…


Added by Pierre Wepener on September 17, 2014 at 9:16 — No Comments

Putting people first in Alan Paton country

I was privileged to spend three days recently in Ixopo running a workshop for ward councillors. Driving through that magnificent, though presently brown and dusty, countryside, I was reminded of Alan Paton’s words,

‘There is a lovely road which runs from Ixopo into the…


Added by Ian Webster on September 15, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments

Are Learnerships Compulsory in New BBBEE legislation

Hi All

My BBBEE advisor informed the training team that according to the new BBBEE legislation learnerships are now compulsory. Is this true or did she just misinterpret something.

Looking forward to your responses.

Thank you.

Added by Lerato Makgato on September 8, 2014 at 12:30 — 12 Comments

The Counselling Conversation

South Africa is plagued with diseases which do not always require medication, but rather the exploration of the actions and feelings, which have led to poor life choices and resulted in disease. In addition to this, we live in what many would  describe as an extremelly stressful enviornment where we constantly misunderstand each other.  It  would  therfore  make sense that professionals working in the helath and human resource field learn the art of counselling. 

Counselling is a…


Added by Nicolene Rose- Innes on September 4, 2014 at 22:23 — No Comments

Community Development Initiatives International (CDII) seeks your support

Community Development Initiatives International (CDII) 

CDII operates as a non profit company and is committed to supporting communities and encouraging sustainable livelihoods.…


Added by Don Leffler on August 31, 2014 at 20:48 — 1 Comment

Moonwalk for Community Friendship and Support

September is International Muscular Dystrophy Awareness month
CDII's We MiND Foundation and MDFSA will be participating in the Despatch 3G Community Moon Walk on Saturday, 6th September 2014 from 08h00 at the Despatch Railway Station.
Come join us for the Moonwalk 2,5 and 5km walk!! …

Added by Don Leffler on August 31, 2014 at 20:30 — No Comments



21 August 2014:

Results from the first ever PPS Student Confidence Index (SCI) have revealed that South African students are optimistic about entering the workforce on completing their studies. The PPS survey, conducted with approximately 170 students, revealed a 79% confidence level…


Added by sharon snell on August 25, 2014 at 22:07 — No Comments


Grahamstown: RHODES Health Suite (Gym) holds a Cyclathon each year to support a special cause. This year the Indoor Cycling team at Rhodes supported sufferers of muscle diseases such as motor neuron disease, muscle distrophy, muscle sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and others.…


Added by Don Leffler on August 23, 2014 at 17:00 — No Comments

Teacher Development gets support

Teacher Development gets support


NAPTOSA, the second largest Teacher Union, has put its weight behind SACE’s Teacher Development strategy.


Government’s strategy to introduce a formal professional development programme for Teachers was implemented early this year. At last weeks KZN Naptosa Congress some 400 participants gave support for the teacher development system developed by…


Added by Don Leffler on August 23, 2014 at 16:48 — No Comments

Masculine- themed job adverts signal to women that they do not belong in that workplace


Employers may unknowingly be discouraging female job seekers from applying for jobs merely by the way their job adverts are worded. Masculine-themed words (such as competitive, dominate, and leader) present in job adverts can dissuade women from applying because they cue that women do not belong. These masculine themed job adverts often have a discriminatory effect, even though they do not have a discriminatory intent. This is…


Added by sharon snell on August 22, 2014 at 0:45 — No Comments

Your purpose is your power

You are on this planet for a very specific reason. To positively impact people the way that ONLY you can. This is your service to humanity. 

It means finding and using your strongest talents.

Where you are right now (your career) is part of your purpose. But it may also be a necessary step towards greater fulfilment.

Your purpose is your passion and your power. It is the underlying driving force of your life. It gives your life meaning and direction. This driving force…


Added by Marilyn Jones on August 20, 2014 at 22:30 — No Comments

The death toll at the collapsed house in Alberton....

ER24’s spokesperson Luyanda Majija said according to information they received there were 27 people on site when the building suddenly collapsed at the Meyersdal Eco Estate.

Several were injured while at least nine died when the house which was being re-renovated collapsed.

“There were 11 people with no injuries on site, two people were critically injured, two with moderate injuries and two with minor injuries and eight dead,” said Majija.

Two of the people are…


Added by Madivan van der Merwe on August 18, 2014 at 20:02 — No Comments


Success is reserved for those who are steadfast in their desires as they become great!! - This is a powerful quote..

Added by Madivan van der Merwe on August 17, 2014 at 16:10 — No Comments

Give your Secretaries the Gift of Time this Secretaries Day

Book Priority Management for a 1-hour session during the week of 1-5 September 2014 and we will share some Productivity Tips to ease the workload.


Productivity Challenges addressed:

-  Too much time in in-box

-  Poor planning resulting in low productivity

-  Constantly changing priorities

-  Struggling to focus on the right things

-  Too many distractions / interruptions

-  Others not…


Added by Karen Hardman on August 14, 2014 at 17:38 — No Comments

Ethically Speaking

You go for a job interview and receive the call that the job is yours. You are filled with appreciation, excitement and an increased level of self confidence. You arrive for work and are shown to your desk or office and for the first week everything seems to be going well. Your…


Added by Michelle Shippel on August 14, 2014 at 15:09 — No Comments

Women's Day at Staffing Direct

Marking Women's Month, I was lucky enough to be invited to spend the day with one of our wonderful and long standing clients Staffing…


Added by Bronwyn Newman on August 11, 2014 at 14:30 — No Comments

Lie on your CV and face jail, job seekers are warned

The Southern African Fraud Prevention Service and iFacts background screening company have both warned prospective job seekers planning to lie about their qualifications that they are committing a serious act of fraud and that they could be facing jail should employers choose to prosecute.

Image: …

Added by Bronwyn Newman on August 6, 2014 at 10:59 — No Comments

What Success Really Looks Like?

So much has been said about Success …


  • “Success is a journey not a destination” – Arthur Ashe
  • “80% of success is just showing up” - Woody Allen
  • The glass is half full or half empty … different people see situations in different ways … their attitudes may be negative or positive


Test yourself – look at the image below,…


Added by Pearl Jenny Seigel on August 4, 2014 at 21:05 — No Comments

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