Letters to the Ed
The question is, could they not have done better for themselves if they had
been advised regarding less-known options which might lead to more long-term
careers/jobs? Would this not be a way to uplift communities and broaden the
skills base in South Africa?
Do not know if I should say "YES!" or "Oh no!"!!! We are an NPO organization in the process of accreditation with HWSETA. As everyone, who walked this road, will know, it is a long and painful process.
Thank you for your invitation to respond to "the idea embodied in the legislation of employers and employees in the sector coming together to run their own training initiatives, in their own best interests, has failed."
I speak as a service provider who has been involved for several years in provider and assessor accredition processes.
Claudelle astutely notes that there is no obligation for business to engage with SDF's, as the SDF's carry no definable responsibility in the business' structure, and the effects of this apathy on the effectiveness of the system as a whole.