sylvia hammond started the topic Encouraging Employers to include Zulu Courses in WSPs in the forum Skills Development Facilitators 2 weeks, 3 days ago
This is a copy of a Facebook page – Melusi’s Everyday Zulu. For those who have not come across it, or are not on Facebook, Melusi is a genius at encouraging learning in a humorous way. His idea is to promote a word per post – and he does it in a memorable way.
He has now published a book and launched into more formal training. Please see his…[Read more]
sylvia hammond started the topic Your rights & responsibilities in a Platform Economy in the forum Learning Material Development 2 weeks, 4 days ago
We have heard lots of media reports about the 4th Industrial Revolution & also how the world of work is changing. One of the major changes to the world of work is the Platform Economy.
Skills-universe is part of that Platform Economy – members make contact, advertise their services, and others looking to purchase – post details of what they are…[Read more]
sylvia hammond started the topic Learning outcomes in SA – Presentations SAQA – EU PLF in the forum The NQF, Articulation, & RPL 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Acronym fun 🙂
The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) recently celebrated 21 years of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) under the hashtag #NQF21.
A European Union (EU) sponsored joint meeting with SAQA under the heading:
Policy Learning Forum (PLF) on the conceptualisation and the use of Learning Outcomes in SA.
SAQA have…[Read more]
We are concerned about the amount of duplication of offers by material developers.
This is causing members looking for material to make contact with a number of people – for the same material. It wastes their time – and clogs up our search facility with the duplication.
If you are part of a company or a group, then when you post please ensure…[Read more]
sylvia hammond replied to the topic QCTO / CETA Re-allignment of Qualifications in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 1 month ago
Thank you for posting your concerns about your situation. There are a number of members here who can advise you – I am sure Lynel will respond.
I am not clear what your qualification is – and whether it is a legacy qualification. If it is, it is appalling that the CETA have not advised you – in detail – about what is happening with…[Read more]
sylvia hammond started the topic Regulations Workplace based learning programme agreement in the forum The Learnership Group 1 month ago
Part of South African culture – certainly in Cape Town – is to slow down towards the end of the year and be in holiday mode before actually going on holiday, and to get back in work mode mid-January.
So when key documents are Gazetted November & December, so departments can clear their desks before going on leave – they don’t always get the…[Read more]
sylvia hammond replied to the topic Promotion for all SETA qualifications and Ocupational Qaulifications in the forum Seeking Accreditation Training material or Venue 1 month ago
please will you explain to me – what is the difference between a SETA qualification & an occupational qualification?
Thank you for responding to Nangamso with your advice.
I am extremely concerned with your comments about providers on skills-universe. We did have this issue raised before – and it was made clear that providers need to make clear exactly what the status is – that is do they have an actual project – or are they looking for extension of…[Read more]
The Department of Higher Education & Training (DHET) has produced a draft Data Dictionary (Version June 2019) with the purpose of standardising implementation of Post-School Education & Training (PSET) data. It aims to improve quality and integrity of data, reduce redundancy of data, and improve decision-making by ensuring a better quality of data…[Read more]
There are a number of experts within our membership.
The first few who spring to mind are:
I would suggest – click on Members on the Main Home page & invite them as a friend – it will enable you to send private messages.
Thanks for your question.
Please clarify further – if I understand correctly, you are wanting to have RPL for yourself, and for the HR knowledge and experience gained?
Do you have a qualification in mind?
sylvia hammond started the topic Do we need a quality manager or an investigative detective? in the forum Learning Material Development 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The purpose of skills-universe has always been to create a supportive community – to allow members involved in ETD to share information, help each other, work with each other – in the interests of effective implementation of skills development – supporting training and development.
There is a wide range of members: facilitators, assessors,…[Read more]
sylvia hammond started the topic How we work together to protect our member community in the forum The Help Desk 1 month, 3 weeks ago
If you have been doing business with a member who has disappeared from the member list, please contact me immediately on – firstname.lastname@example.org
Successful business relationships are based upon trust, but sometimes we are taken in by charismatic or persuasive members, who seem to make a good case.
Portal Publishing cannot guarantee the b…[Read more]
sylvia hammond replied to the topic How to protect yourself against training material scams in the forum The Help Desk 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Thanks Lynel and Tass.
Please watch for it – I will have a further posting tomorrow.
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