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The Development Policy Research Unit (DPRU), has issued the following call for applications.
Appointment of a Panel of pre-qualified researchers & related professionals to provide consultancy services to the Inclusive Growth Programme (IGP)
The Minister of Higher Education and Training – our Dr Naledi Pandor – has published a draft bill for comment.
The intention of the proposed legislation is to provide:
- a Central Application Service for the public post-school education sector providing a central application service for all public post-school education and training…
sylvia hammond started the topic SAQA amends Policy & Criteria on Implementation of RPL in the forum The NQF, Articulation, & RPL 3 days, 12 hours ago
“RPL in South Africa is hampered by a number of barriers relating to the delivery, quality assurance and resourcing of RPL.”(Foreword p3)
This acknowledgment by SAQA is incredibly important, because the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) constitutes a key instrument of redress, for past exclusion of people from education and training, and…[Read more]
Lynel Farrell replied to the topic Accredited Training Providers, please read in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 4 days, 20 hours ago
Thank you Training Providers for completing the survey in support of the concerns of the compulsory DHET registration application process that will be submitted to the Minister. Those that completed the survey will be emailed the results and outcome. Due to the nature of the submission and the number of enquiries received, I have limited time to…[Read more]
Lynel Farrell replied to the topic Accredited Training Providers, please read in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 6 days, 1 hour ago
404 Organisations/Providers in support, we need another 96 to reach our goal of 500! Please share this survey with other providers.
sylvia hammond started the topic Congratulations to our Minister of Higher Education and Training in the forum Postgrad Support Group 6 days, 13 hours ago
Congratulations to our DHET Minister Naledi Pandor for achieving her Doctorate in Education from the University of Pretoria.
Her thesis is:
Contested meanings of transformation in higher education in post-apartheid South Africa by Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor.
Our DHET Minister – walking the talk on lifelong learning.
Opening lines of the CEO’s report:
“The team at Skills Portal and Careers Portal are very excited that we will be celebrating our 16th birthday this year. That’s right, we’ve been in the online publishing business since the days of dial-up modems (anyone remember them?).”
Please see the CEO’s report attached – with statistics -including the…[Read more]
Lynel Farrell started the topic Accredited Training Providers, please read in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 6 days, 15 hours ago
Please help me,
As you know, there is a compulsory application to register with the DHET if you are an accredited provider (whether with SETA(s) and/or QCTO. I have been working with various providers nationwide, when this process started, and we have engaged with the DHET a number of times (since the beginning of 2017). For some providers it has…[Read more]
Thank you Des for raising a very interesting question. Now I believe we have Ms September chairing the Portfolio Committee and Minister Pandor leading Higher Education and Training.
So we would be very interested to hear from anyone, who is in a position to advise us.
Lynel Farrell started the topic SAQA Immediate Reliease 12 April 2019 in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 1 week, 3 days ago
NQF Amendment Bill seeks to protect the publicl
“The Bill, which is currently awaiting the president’s signature, makes provision for the registration by the Department of Higher Education and Training of all private education institutions and skills development providers as well as for the accreditation of these providers by the Quality C…[Read more]
Lynel Farrell replied to the topic Your support is Appreciated – let's make a difference! in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 1 week, 4 days ago
We need 113 more training providers to complete the survey. We are 2892 members on Skills Universe. Please help me to reach this goal of 500 providers to support the submission of concerns that will be submitted to the Minister! Together we can achieve this!
The article below was written in 2012 following some promises made by Dr Blade Nzimande. Can anyone advise what the current status is related to issuing of certificates???
THE Department of Higher Education and Training is planning to take over the issuing of certificates from the sector education and training authorities (Setas) to improve…[Read more]
Lynel Farrell replied to the topic DHET Registration Process delay in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 1 week, 4 days ago
Stats from Providers nationwide thus far in support of the concerns to be submitted to the Minister regarding the DHET registration process and difficulties:
Eastern Cape x 16
Freestate x 11
Gauteng x 150
Kwa-Zulu Natal x 45
Limpopo x 11
North West x 11
Northern Cape x 1
Polokwane x 3
Western Cape x 45
Mpumalanga x 16
Unknown province (still to be…[Read more]
Lynel Farrell replied to the topic DHET Registration Process delay in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 1 week, 5 days ago
It actually feels as if I am begging for support at this stage. I just emailed another 300 providers, to see if they would be so kind to complete the survey and support this important submission. Soon, I am going to start asking for motivational support and turbovite to push through. I love a challenge, but to get providers to give their support…[Read more]
Lynel Farrell started the topic Your support is Appreciated – let's make a difference! in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 1 week, 5 days ago
Accredited Training Providers
If you are struggling with your DHET application, please join this drive to get the Minister’s attention!
By completing the survey, it gives stats, and confirmation that the registration process needs to be streamlined for all accredited training providers nationwide. We have 387 training providers that have c…[Read more]
sylvia hammond replied to the topic Closing down? in the forum Indicium Seta Management System – A user help group 1 week, 5 days ago
Hi Andrew Yes I remember that you raised that issue – I also recall that I followed up with StatsSA about that – they do recognise a category of “own account” workers.
Given the challenges of casualisation in the new world of work, more and more people will be setting up to support themselves because formal employment has reduced.
So the need…[Read more]
sylvia hammond replied to the topic Skills development & Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) in the forum Skills Development Facilitators 1 week, 5 days ago
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