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Are race-based policies helping or hindering us build our nation and economy?

Freedom or Youth Day in South Africa resembles a host of activities around the country where not much happiness are seen among our youth and we need to question ourselves as many of us come out of the oppressive apartheid era.

It is humiliating to call any of our youth as an affirmative action (AA) or an employment equity (EE) appointment in any position in commerce and industry especially when such appointments are done in management and leadership positions, notwithstanding the fact…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on June 15, 2016 at 14:00 — 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

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

International Congress on Vocational & Professional Education & Training - Switzerland

Received this information courtesy of the UNESCO-UNEVOC site and thought that this may be interest to skills-universe members - particularly those who conference attendance will be funded.

Subject: VPET Congress: Detailed Programme available now

http://www.vpet-congress.ch



20 – 22 June 2016 in Winterthur,…

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Added by sylvia hammond on February 18, 2016 at 12:22 — 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

Service SETA Annual General Meeting

Dear skills-universe members, we have received the following advice from Services SETA of their AGM. 

Please see attached:

Services SETA AGM 2015

Added by sylvia hammond on October 26, 2015 at 17:39 — 1 Comment


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WEST COAST TO SKILL 40 SOCIAL WORKER SUPPORT STAFF: Adopt a Learner to fund shortfall of Learnership grants

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.…

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Added by Don Leffler on October 22, 2015 at 12:22 — No Comments


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Business schools in the online world

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…

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Added by Chantel Harris on September 3, 2015 at 17:17 — No 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

Dionysus Training Programmes

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…

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Added by Katherine De Exclana-Denton on June 5, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments

Call for Nominations for Chairperson Local Government SETA LGSETA

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:

 Call_for_Nominations_Chairperson_LGSETA.pdf

Added by sylvia hammond on March 21, 2015 at 16:05 — 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 Discretionary Grant Applications

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…

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Added by sylvia hammond on October 27, 2014 at 11:12 — No Comments

Services SETA Annual General Meeting

 

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…

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Added by sylvia hammond on October 27, 2014 at 11:06 — No Comments


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Cullinan establishes Skills Academy

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.…

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Added by Don Leffler on October 3, 2014 at 20:04 — No Comments


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Free Generic Management Skills Training for Transport Industry Companies & Staff

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.

Minimum Requirements:

  • matric,
  • 3 years or more experience,
  • SDL number from TETA.

This is a once in a lifetime…

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Added by Dr Wynand Goosen on September 25, 2014 at 12:00 — 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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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

We need to improve the standard of education – fast

by Lia Marus

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?

A…

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Added by Lia Marus on July 22, 2014 at 7:30 — No Comments

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