Suzanne Hattingh

Suzanne Hattingh is a specialist in the field of Human Resources Development (HRD) and skills development. With decades of experience in consulting and many publications in the fields of HRD, the NQF, skills development and many more, if Suzanne Hattingh has something to say on the matter it would be wise to pay attention. Read on to see some of Suzanne's insights into HRD, the NQF, learnerships and more.

The proposals on the sub-framework have far-reaching implications for training and workplace competence. Suzanne Hattingh shares some insights on the sub-framework of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) that deals specifically with trades and occupations.

There are many positive proposals in the DHET Green Paper, but will all the changes positively impact the skills development landscape? Suzanne Hattingh answers this question and many more concerning skills development and work-based training.

The new occupational qualification model has brought it's own set of challenges and Suzanne Hattingh highlights six major concerns about the structure while offering some recommendations to employers and training providers on how to approach it.

"Don?t make the mistake of only starting the skills planning process in the middle of June - especially not in this World Cup year, when much attention will be on the soccer fields!" warns Suzanne Hattingh. If you want to ensure a return on investment from your training activities she has some advice for you!

The 30 June deadline for submitting the Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) is fast approaching. But there is still time to undertake a quality skills planning process which will result in high impact learning. Suzanne Hattingh has all the details.

What is new in the revised 2007 Learnership Regulations and how does it affect employers, training providers and learners? Suzanne Hattingh goes into the details of the regulations.

"The main problem we experience in the private and public sector entities is that the WSP is a paper exercise that has no meaningful impact on the organisation. It is treated merely as a compliance issue to satisfy the minimum requirements of the Setas," writes Suzanne Hattingh. She explains that the Workplace Skills Plan should be geared towards the organisation's goals and objectives for maximum benefit.

How do you select training providers and how do you ensure that providers deliver quality programmes? Suzanne Hattingh draws on her experience with government departments, companies and training providers to present some answers.

Does all learning have to be aligned to unit standards and is training that is not aligned irrelevant? Suzanne Hattingh explores these and other pressing questions and guides us through the NQF maze.

As part of her series exploring training and the National Qualifications Framework, Suzanne Hatthingh explores whether a company Workplace Skills Plan can only include unit standards-based training.

As part of her series exploring training and the National Qualifications Framework, Suzanne Hatthingh explores whether a company Workplace Skills Plan can only include unit standards-based training.

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