Tue, 25 Nov 2014The Department of Basic Education has raised the pass mark for grades 7, 8 and 9 as part of its efforts of improving the quality of education in the public school system. Is this the right step?
Tue, 25 Nov 2014Everyone has a deep-seated need to succeed in all areas of life but in particular our career is something we work towards every day and often see the greatest success, in such a short space of time. For some, it takes longer than others but none the less we are all on our own journey to success.
Executive Education & Training
Mon, 24 Nov 2014As competition mounts in the global marketplace leaders are being expected to do more with less. Elmarie Pretorius gives advice on how to manage the daily stresses and pressures of running a business.
Financial & Accounting Training
Tue, 25 Nov 2014The Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) together with its High Maturity software development unit has collaborated with advertising agency King James II to create a website and app called This is Wits.
Corporate Governance and Ethics
Tue, 25 Nov 2014Globally, there is emerging evidence of a trend towards employees entering the working world to seek employment with businesses that demonstrate ethical corporate behaviour, and which support the local communities in which they operate.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming conference on building infrastructure and capacity in higher education.
Wednesday, 19 November 2014The presentations on 17 October 2014 of the South Africa Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training (PPCHET) provided the public with an insight into the work of these two entities.
Wednesday 19 November 2014Are you struggling to get a job? Want to know how to make your application stand out from the crowd? HR expert, Sylvia Hammond gives advice to students about ePortfolios, and helps job applicants enhance their chances of getting to the interview phase.
Thursday, 20 November 2014Are you planning to further your studies? Unisa registration dates open on the 24th of November till 19th December. If you need financial assistance Eduloan is able to help you fund your studies at UNISA.
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Skills Universe - Charles Dey
Tuesday, 25 November 2014In seeking to recognise excellence in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in a particular field of learning, I have been tasked with devising a questionnaire for the organisers of a competition aimed at identifying excellence amongst education and training providers in the FET space. Can you help me?
Skills Universe - Lynel Farrell
Tuesday, 25 November 2014SAQA will host the Building Trust seminar which will bring together key stakeholders from countries on the African continent. It is hoped that it will help to set up a network for the verification of qualifications, so that fraudulent practices can be countered through formal trust relationships combined with quick, innovative (digital), affordable and effective processes.
Skills Universe - Marianna Bibbey
Friday, 21 November 2014According to recent report Services Seta has signed an MOU with a UK Based FET to capacitate 10 local FETs, but why? What could the UK based FET provide better or more than a Private FET in partnership with the Public FET locally cannot already provide for?
Skills Universe - Willemien Kleijn
Friday, 21 November 2014I am employed by a small training provider that is registered with the ETDP Seta. About 2 years ago, we approached an IT company to help develop a Student Management System for us that would enable us to easily assess our students' work. Since we are a NPO the IT company decided to take us on at a low cost.
Skills Universe - Des Squire
Wednesday, 19 November 2014For some time now I have been concerned at the number of providers who deliver training where the notional hours (amongst other unit standard requirements) are disregarded. My question to all providers is - How important are notional hours in terms of the requirement of a unit standard?
Skills Universe -Brian V Moore
Monday, 17 November 2014Where will we find a future filled with respect for all? We, you and I, are responsible to change to portray a spirit of pure humanness. We raise our youngsters to be responsible, prejudice-free, to be loyal and to be faithful.