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Six key benefits of company-specific learning programmes

It makes performance sense for companies to use company-specific or customised learning programmes, based on organisational strategy. The infographic developed by SkillsEdge summarises the six key benefits.

Focuses on company-specific skills and subject matter. Not…


Added by Marie Smith on March 31, 2016 at 13:42 — No Comments

ServiceSETA requirement for agreement if learning material is purchased

Most developers of learning materials are probably aware that the ServiceSETA adopted a new procedure for accreditation earlier this year. Where they previously evaluated the online application for compliance and then arranged a site visit during which the evaluator evaluated both the QMS and learning programmes for programme approval, they now first do a desktop evaluation of the documentation before arranging a site visit. The provider has to submit the QMS and learning materials in hard…


Added by Marie Smith on August 1, 2015 at 17:47 — 20 Comments

Evaluating learning material to be acquired or developed

When deciding on a developer or a supplier of off-the-shelf SAQA-aligned outcomes-based learning material and assessments, the Training Provider's dilemma is how to evaluate the potential contractor or supplier.

Some time ago, the question arose of what guidelines can be given to training providers when they have to decide on contracting a designer/developer of outcomes-based learning material and assessments or when they buy 'off-the-shelf' material.

The suggestions that…


Added by Marie Smith on July 31, 2012 at 12:56 — 19 Comments

Minister Nzimande's budget tomorrow - Main & Guardian

Nzimande's budget: Universities take strain


On the eve of Parliament's crucial discussion on Tuesday about the financing of South…


Added by Marie Smith on April 23, 2012 at 20:20 — 2 Comments

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