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…Continue
Added by Moegsien Harris on June 15, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments
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.
We are delighted to confirm contributions from the following speakers,…
Added by sylvia hammond on May 31, 2016 at 21:30 — No Comments
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…
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
20 – 22 June 2016 in Winterthur,…
Added by sylvia hammond on February 18, 2016 at 12:22 — No Comments
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