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All Blog Posts Tagged 'development' (97)

“That’s it. I’m outta here” – a focus on student retention

Have you ever had students that seem to just disappear as the semester moves on or wonder what happened to a particular student? Do you care what your students think about your course or ever have students come back to visit?

 

Training organisations spend so much time and money recruiting students that they often lose sight of what’s most important - ensuring that their students successfully complete their studies. It is far cheaper to retain a current student than to…

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Added by Lindsay Calder on July 6, 2016 at 10:45 — No Comments

International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training – London 2016

July 21/22 2016, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Conference Centre

 

Speakers and delegates are travelling from across the globe to attend the conference, providing insight into how employer engagement and training is experienced in varied settings.



We are pleased to welcome representatives from the following countries.




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We are delighted to confirm contributions from the following speakers,…

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Added by sylvia hammond on May 31, 2016 at 21:30 — No Comments


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BEE: AN ENTERPRISE AND SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT SOLUTION THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

CDII assists you with obtaining and maintaining the highest score on this priority element which requires companies to score at least 40% of the points in each sub-element to avoid dropping a BEE level.



The sub-elements…

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Added by Don Leffler on May 9, 2016 at 18:33 — No Comments

South African Quality Assurance Network 2016 Conference Announcement and call for papers

Wednesday, April 13, 2016



The Southern African Quality Assurance Network (SAQAN) is pleased to announce that the 3rd Southern African Regional Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education will be organised by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and will take place…

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Added by sylvia hammond on April 15, 2016 at 17:13 — 1 Comment

Services SETA Quality Management Stakeholder Capacitation Workshop - Gauteng

The Services SETA Quality Management Division invites stakeholders to a capacitation workshop.

The workshop aims to capacitate Skills Development Providers to improve quality education and training that will meet sector needs.

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Venue: TBA

Time: 09h00 – 15h00

RSVP’s should be forwarded to Mehlote Hlongoane on mehloteh@serviceseta.org.za on or before 19 February 2016

For more information contact the Gauteng office on 012 300…

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Added by sylvia hammond on February 17, 2016 at 21:00 — No Comments

eLearning Africa 2016 11th International Conference ICT for Development Education & Training

For skills-universe members - this looks like a relevant conference to those members involved in ICT and eLearning.



"The event will take place from May 24 – 26, 2016, in Cairo, Egypt (www.elearning-africa.com). We would be delighted if you could make a reference to this conference and include it in…

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Added by sylvia hammond on January 19, 2016 at 15:40 — 1 Comment

London Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training 2016

The following conference announcement arrived in my email inbox and I immediately thought of a number of skills-universe members who would make a valuable contribution to the conference. So I've posted and forwarded to you all for your information - and hopefully an African contribution.

London Conference on Employer engagement in Education and Training 2016.

Conference registration now open and call for papers launched

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Added by sylvia hammond on January 16, 2016 at 13:47 — 1 Comment

Services SETA announcement: Re-registered Qualifications and Unit Standards

The following letter has been received from the Services SETA:

"18 August 2015

Dear Skills Development Providers

Re- Registration of Services SETA Qualifications and Unit Standards



This letter serves to inform Services SETA skills development providers that registered qualifications and unit standards which fall within the scope of Services SETA have been re- registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Qualifications and…

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Added by sylvia hammond on August 25, 2015 at 12:30 — 2 Comments

Latest DHET Documents published for comment

Skills-universe members will be interested to see two documents published for comment:

DHET National Policy on Continuing Education Colleges GG38924 gon569 for comment

This document is a must read for everyone working in the area of AET. It explains the administrative and…

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Added by sylvia hammond on July 14, 2015 at 18:07 — 11 Comments

What are the accreditation and registration requirements for safety and occupational health training?

To all skills-universe members knowledgeable about accreditation processes - please assist.  

Before the implementation of DHET, the Department of Labour registered/accredited training service providers.  As I recall this was for the safety type training, equipment, fire-fighting, and possibly related occupational health issues of chemical inhalation and so on.

Once again I have been asked for clarification.  

Please will you assist me to respond to the following…

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Added by sylvia hammond on May 19, 2015 at 15:05 — 7 Comments

How to Build A Successful Mentoring Program

Mentoring is an effective way to boost employee retention. According to the Association for Talent Development, 77 percent of companies that implemented mentoring programs reported that they were successful in increasing employee retention. In addition, 35 percent of employees who do not receive regular mentoring after a period of 12 months reported that they were more likely to look for another job. A mentoring program not only can boost employee retention but also help your company prepare…

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Added by Alison Napolitano on March 25, 2015 at 15:25 — 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 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


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Much needed Teacher Development Strategy for South Africa’s 450 000 Teachers

How can we provide access to Professional Development programmes to some 450 000 Teachers country wide (Principals, HOD’s and teachers) in all public and independent schools?

Special Appeal to support Education in South Africa

For just R 240 per year you will support the development…

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Added by Don Leffler on October 28, 2014 at 20:54 — No Comments

Services SETA Vacancy: Officer Employee Relations

The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SSETA), a statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act 97 of 1998), invites applications for the position hereunder: 

 Job Title

Officer : Employee Relations

Total Cost to…

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Added by sylvia hammond on October 10, 2014 at 15:00 — No Comments


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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.…

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


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RHODES CYCLES FOR A CAUSE: RHODES HEALTH SUITE (GYM) CYCLATHON 2014

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.…

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


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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…

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


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CPTD FOR TEACHERS: Continuing Professional Teacher Development

The Eazi Study Teacher Development Centre contains 20 different CPTD short courses, the revised Curriculum documents (CAPS); Government and DBE Policy documents, articles on education matters, research studies and news items. Teachers are invited to participate in the forum discussion and…

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Added by Don Leffler on July 16, 2014 at 10:11 — No Comments

Oil your personal growth

 Lena-Mari Josling

To see my four-month-old son in his exploration phase got me thinking about why our hunger for exploration fades. Are we just too used to the world or do we give up and stay loyal to our comfort zones? Maybe we're just caught up in the 'must do's' of life and neglect the 'want to's'. As our brains, skin and lungs start to die from the age of 20, most of us are already on a physical downhill. So is it not then worth it…

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Added by Lia Marus on July 16, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

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