Colloquium on Green Paper 11


SAQA is hosting a Colloquium on the Green Paper at the Midrand Conference Centre, Midrand from 8:00 – 14:00 on 26 March 2012. The topics that will be addressed includes Articulation, Simplification of the NQF and the Simplication of the Quality Assurance system. Speakers from Ireland, Netherlands and South Africa.

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  • sylvia hammond

    Hi Joe,

    Thank you for your input.  I used to receive mails and somehow was dropped off the SAQA distribution.  I will re-register.  If there are a few of us with the details, then anyone who sees them first is free to post on the site.

  • Joe Samuels Post author

    Hi Des, I posted the notice of the Level Descripors Roadshows on the Skills Universe and I also posted a link to the SAQA website. I was the one using the third source to get the message out. Please go onto the SAQA website and sign on for the SAQA Alert. In this way you will be ahead of the game. Regards Joe

  • Des Squire

    The advertising of the road shows was very poor and most of us heard about it via a third source – Skills Universe. I am sure the SETAS were aware of the road shows but as usual failed to advise their constituent providers. this is such a pity. Perhaps Joe could arrange to have some notes put on this site todether with a copy of the slide presentation. I am always available to assist if required. 

  • Joe Samuels Post author

    Unfortunately, we will only have time to do this in Gauteng. We have done the level descriptors roadshow in Cape Town already. @Sylvia the reason why it started late was due to flight delays outside of our control. I hope that the SAQA Staff was professional in conducting the workshop!

  • sylvia hammond

    I agree with Wilma – surely this should also be held in the Western Cape. 

    But if so, please make sure that the presenters are in Cape Town the night before or start mid-day – the Level Descriptors seminar scheduled to start at 09h00 was very unprofessional.

  • Wilma de Villiers

    Can’t this also be done in Cape Town?

    I am very interested in die simplication of the Quality Assurance System, because I think that this is one of the challenges that we are currently experiencing with the unit standards.  Verification and quality assurance processes involve a variety of unnecessary paper work.  The emphasis should be on the quality of the training.