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…Continue
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SERVICES SETA 2014/2015
DISCRETIONARY GRANTS APPLICATIONS
The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) is a statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act of (1998) as amended, to enable stakeholders to advance skills levels in the services sector.
The Services SETA invites suitable stakeholders to apply for Discretionary Grant funding. The Discretionary Grants Applications will open during the…Continue
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Notice and Invitation
to the Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Notice is hereby given to all Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) stakeholders that the Annual General Meeting will be held as follows:
Date: 20 November 2014
Venue: Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre
14 View Point Road Boksburg…Continue
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Cullinan, the diamond mining town outside Pretoria, has established a Skills Academy. This is a collaboration between Tshwane North TVET College and CDII (Community Development Initiatives International).
The purpose of the Skills Academy is to provide work and own business opportunities for the communities of Regions 5, 6 and 7 of the City of Tshwane.…Continue
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Calling all transport industry management You are invited to apply for the Generic Management Skills at NQF Level 5.
The opportunity is open to all transport Industry workers.
This is a once in a lifetime…Continue
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Community Development Initiatives International (CDII)
CDII operates as a non profit company and is committed to supporting communities and encouraging sustainable livelihoods.…Continue
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…Continue
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In a written reply to a parliamentary question tabled yesterday, basic education minister, Angie Motshekga, stated that nearly 12 million children are enrolled at public schools. Providing our youth with a decent education is the first step towards solving South Africa's unemployment crisis, which means we have a duty to improve the standard of education in our country. Is this happening?
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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…Continue
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The Minister of Higher Education and Training has released the White Paper for Post-School Education and Training - and we have it available for download from our website.
The White Paper was approved by Cabinet late in 2013 and has only now been released to the public. The document outlines the government's strategy to build an expanded, integrated and effective post-school education and training system.…Continue
Government is proposing that another year be added to the education system, which means that in future children will be in the system for 14 years rather than 12.
The introduction of another grade at the foundational level is believed to be a stepping stone for rural children who have shorter schooling hours.
It is expected to strengthen the foundation of the child’s schooling career and ensure that basic numeracy and literacy skills are grasped at an early age.
We have always looked to the matric pass rate as one of the main indicators of the level and quality of education in the country but should we find a more direct way of measuring literacy and numeracy in the country?
According to the findings of the Third National Diagnostic Report into the 2013 matric exams, matric students cannot write in paragraphs, do not understand matric exam questions and are unfamiliar with the key terminology used in their subjects.
“In short - pupils…Continue
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2014 SACE TEACHER CPD SYSTEM
Has your School complied with the SA Council of Educators (SACE) Continuous Professional Development (CPD) System for Teachers
This applies to ALL…Continue
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We train, to no avail because we don’t address thinking preferences…
It was suggested that 2012 is the end of the world.…Continue
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES INTERNATIONAL NPC 2012/210981/08
“Together we are Stronger”
RIGHT2PLAY RIGHT2LEARN RIGHT2WORK
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 076 5800 271 Fax: 0866 1733…Continue
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For millions around the globe, the idea of a tertiary education is little more than a pipedream. But hopefully not for long. University of the People is the world's first non-profit, tuition-free, degree-granting online university, dedicated to opening the gates of higher education to all qualified individuals - regardless of financial, social or geographic constraints.
Unlike most online learning programs, University of the People programs combine educators, collaborative learning…Continue
The high dropout rate among black SA students has been a concern in education circles for many years. However, the University of Johannesburg (UJ), in conjunction with the Centre for Coaching at the UCT Graduate School of Business, has come up with a practical solution – life coaching.
This approach offers a fresh perspective on the alarming recent research conducted by the Human Sciences Research Council, which revealed that up to 40% of SA students drop out…
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State of the Nation Address By His Excellency Jacob G Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa on the occasion of the Joint Sitting Of Parliament Cape Town
14 Feb 2013
Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly,
Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP);
Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP;
Deputy President of the Republic, Honourable Kgalema Motlanthe;…
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