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…
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
Dear skills-universe members, we have received the following advice from Services SETA of their AGM.
Please see attached:
WEST COAST TO SKILL 40 SOCIAL WORKER SUPPORT STAFF
A special Project has been launched in the Vredenburg area of the West Coast to provide unemployed and employed youth with skills which will qualify them as Social Auxiliary workers and Youth and Child Care workers.…Continue
Added by Don Leffler on October 22, 2015 at 12:22 — No Comments
An increased number of business courses are now available online. Where learning in this hightly sought after sphere used to only take place in the lecture halls of prestigious universities, this type of learning is happening in bedrooms and lounges across the world
What does this mean for the universities and colleges offering traditional business schools? And what does this mean for the CEOs and those working…Continue
Added by Chantel Harris on September 3, 2015 at 17:17 — No Comments
Skills-universe members will be interested to see two documents published for comment:
This document is a must read for everyone working in the area of AET. It explains the administrative and…Continue
Detailed list of Learnerships and Skills Programmes to suit your skills needs. The information below is a list of offerings.
Learning Programme number linked to SAQA Qualification
Learning Programme/SAQA Qualification names…
Added by Katherine De Exclana-Denton on June 5, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments
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:
Added by sylvia hammond on March 21, 2015 at 16:05 — No Comments
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
Added by Don Leffler on October 28, 2014 at 20:54 — No Comments
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
Added by sylvia hammond on October 27, 2014 at 11:12 — No Comments
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
Added by sylvia hammond on October 27, 2014 at 11:06 — No Comments
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
Added by Don Leffler on October 3, 2014 at 20:04 — No Comments
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
Added by Dr Wynand Goosen on September 25, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments
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
Added by Don Leffler on August 23, 2014 at 16:48 — No Comments
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?
Added by Lia Marus on July 22, 2014 at 7:30 — No Comments
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
Added by Don Leffler on July 16, 2014 at 10:11 — No Comments
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
Added by Cindy Payle on January 9, 2014 at 15:24 — No Comments