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The first paragraph of the chapter on the thinking brain:

Homo sapiens is destined to think, and thus all information on earth is created by human brains. The fact that the brain is a knowledge creator is acknowledged everywhere in the world, except in schools where learners’ brains are turned into knowledge duplicators.

http://learningdesigns.co.za/books/

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Employees who wish to access the revised parental leave benefits of 10 days per annum paid by the Unemployment Insurance Fund will be able to do so with full rights under the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) as of 1 January 2020. This was contained in Gazette 42925 which was published on 23 December 2019. 
 
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Many people think that being a good leader comes from an innate ability. Conversely, others think that anyone can be a leader as long as they have enough experience in the line of work their team is concerned with. Neither of these ideas are accurate. 

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Today was the launch of the 5th National Skills Conference - a hybrid online & in person conference. Minister Blade Nzimande gave the Keynote speech - full of very interesting content - all worth spending our time on. So, I have copied the entire speech - from the www.gov.za website
https://www.gov.za/speeches/minister-blade-nzimande-hybrid-5th-national-skills-conference-28-sep-2021-0000

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After spending some time getting to understand exactly what the National Learner Records Database (NLRD) contains, I have a concern that we are:
- looking for our horse shoes, when we've lost our horses - a Persian proverb found on the internet:
https://ell.stackexchange.com/questions/82276/idiom-request-for-describing-a-situation-in-which-people-pay-attention-to-their

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With the arrival of Coronavirus in South Africa immediate action is needed to try to control the outbreak and to slow the speed of infection in the country. In the business world is vital for the continued operation of businesses that policies are put in place immediately. The SA government might think its okay to announce in the middle of the week that they'll have a special meeting on Sunday afternoon but businesses need to move much more quickly than that.

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The Joe Samuels Tribute Evening Lecture The NQF – for what? Joe identifies three areas of rapid change, each constituting overall challenges in themselves: climate change, African continental developments, and the 4th Industrial Revolution. Against these challenges and context, the question is: the NQF – for what? Sitting in Cape Town, the first challenge is very well understood – the effects of climate change.

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DID YOU KNOW?

There were in excess of 3400 school children - between the ages of 10 and 14 who gave birth to babies during the course of 2019.

What can be done in South Africa to stop this horrific situation???

 

There is a labour elasticity formula that is used to get a view of potential employment trends – for each 1% growth in the GDP there is a corresponding 0.7% growth in employment. With a forecast 1.5% growth in 2020 along with accelerating technological disruption, the best-case scenario is that there may be around 100 000 new jobs created. “This is a major challenge given that more than 500 000 grade 12s left the secondary schooling system in 2019,” says John Botha: COO of Global Business Solutions.
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Listen to the discussion between Dr WP Wahl and myself about the 4IR approach to classroom management and more!

http://learningdesigns.co.za/

Look for the red text and follow the hyperlink to the

 

 


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