Press release from Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer:
Schools will issue report cards to learners across the province this week when the academic year ends for learners on 6 December 2017.
My office has already received a number of complaints from parents that schools have refused to release their children’s reports cards because the parents have not paid outstanding school fees.
Shuter and Shooter Publishers, a special client of mine, experienced a tragedy last month when one of their long-serving and much-loved employees passed away.
It was a humbling experience to join the company in a morning of grief and celebration. There were tears and laughter, as you would expect from colleagues who had spent a lifetime together and were mourning a colleague who was larger than life.
With the inflation rate not stopping its upward creep, the price of goods and services naturally must increase to keep up with this. Thus, during wage negotiations, and resulting wage settlement talks, it is necessary to ensure that these discussions are very carefully handled.
At our recent Annual Labour Law Update, Global Business Solutions CEO – Jonathan Goldberg – outlined some of the successful wage negotiations that have taken place.
Becoming an Effective Management Meta-Coach!
The aim is to develop an individual’s performance by unlocking their capabilities through guided conversation and questioning. The participation of the individual being coached (the coachee) in arriving at solutions is an essential part of the coaching process.
The Workplace skills plan (WSP) is intended to document skills needs in a company and to describe the range of skills development interventions that the company will use to address these needs.
300 years of how teaching is done, is changing. Watch this space
Since the travesty that befell the country in 2012 with the Marikana incident, South Africa has been described as an extremely strike-prone country with many attendant losses. For example, insurer Sasria recorded claims of nearly R900 million most of which were as a result of the violent #FeesMustFall protests.