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ACTIVATE ONLINE INTEREST IN YOUR EDUCATION AND TRAINING SERVICES

If Content is King and Creativity is Queen in Social Media Marketing How do YOU tap into the BOOMING Social media ENERGY? USE CONTENT Attract web traffic and increase sales, investment or funding possibilities. Social Media collateral for R 14 000 includes 8 posts ranging from 200 - 800 wordsAttract new markets to your brandBuild…
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10 NEET market composition facts

NEETs are people not in employment, nor in education and training. The statistics describing the NEET market composition can assist organisations with improving their strategies. NEET Market Facts 40.3%  about 15 million persons aged 15-64 years were NEET in South Africa in 2016 NEET rates are significantly higher for women than men across all the age…
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28.6 Million internet users in South Africa, but how many find you?

Internet ranking and low cost competitive strategies has become big business. With over 15 million social media users in South Africa, how can education, training and development organisations compete and curate content to channel them? If Content is King and Creativity is Queen What's happening in your kingdom?! More than 40% of South African’s use…
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Looking for a competitive skills development market strategy?

People, Policy, Productivity and Profit Occupational training organisations must connect all 4 P's into their market strategy if they wish to remain relevant. SETA, QCTO or CHE Accredited but no new business? Does your organisation satisfy skills development for building firms of the future? It's time to redefine ETD market strategy to profoundly communicate value…
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Poverty Markets, NEETs and Development

Education and training organisations are uniquely positioned to address market shifts, opportunities and align with government policy to alleviate poverty conditions. Diverse interventions can address market challenges, particularly those facing youth not in employment or education (NEETs). Who is most affected by poverty? Problem: What can we do about training and career development to shift…
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Strategic Accreditation, Market Awareness and Business Growth

Education and training accreditation is much more than a compilation of documents satisfying regulatory procedures. Appointing a consultant to 'get you accredited' can have dire consequences for your business.  If you don't understand how to set up the documentation for successful accreditation, how will you meet required standards (embedded in the documentation) once operational? Consider…
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#QCTO non viable #accreditation

You think your problem is completing the accreditation application till you're accredited and not making money! Clients are often accredited entities unable to SELL what they became accredited for. As game strategist in education and economic development, I can help you  prevent or fix a 'nonviable accreditation.' Let's complete your quality cycle and prepare you…
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PIVOTAL Programmes and why SETAs fund them

SETAs drive industry specific skills development solutions directing funding according to rising demands for specific trades and occupations. Professional, Vocational, Technical and Academic Learning PIVOTAL is defined as Professional, Vocational, Technical and Academic Learning programmes that result in occupational qualifications or part qualifications on the National Qualifications Framework. CATHSSETA Policy Example CATHSSETA's  Discretionary grants policy provides a…
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SETA and QCTO Accreditation, Systems and Markets

Connecting a qualification selection to specific, reachable markets is essential for a new organisation. Organisations already accredited may be concerned if accreditation isn't showing them a return on investment. Is Accreditation Worth It? A qualification connects to a market. Are you experiencing a slump, you're not growing or have never been able to achieve market…
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Promoting Accredited Training

Internet ranking and low cost competitive strategies has become big business. With over 15 million social media users in South Africa, how can education, training and development organisations compete and curate content to channel them? Attracting or Boring Markets? Since starting a blog about education, training and economic development issues in 2010, I've learnt extensively…
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Business People Think in the Future: Reskilling and Upskilling Workers

Education, training and development organisations navigate paths across new terrain and lead markets into the future. This future changes at different speeds, with technology changing behavior and jobs.  As skills, jobs and qualifications become redundant, how we shape access to resources and nurture lifelong learning for the workforce becomes more complex and critical. Market Pressures Require…
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Poverty, high school drop-outs and accredited training

Education and training organisations are uniquely placed to address market shifts, opportunities and align with government policy to try alleviate poverty conditions. When doing this, many interventions can be funded by government or business. RSVP for the Vulnerable Markets Workshop: The Youth and Unemployed If your business intends becoming Quality Council accredited (e.g. QCTO or…
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Is your business tapping into the Youth Market?

Diversified development interventions need to address the youth market and it's myriad problems. Do you know where the youth come from and how they feed into the labour market, looking for employment or education? Are they looking for you? From Child to Youth Many South African children live in households where only a mother is…
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Training Market Strategy and TVET Competition

Colleges, provinces and population dynamics. Which province has the least or most colleges and does it matter? What can we learn about market opportunities when data shapes the story? Gaps for youth and unemployed development? Compelling factors shaping why, how and who for education and training organisations.  COLLEGES, PROVINCES AND POPULATION DYNAMICS The table below…
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Education and Training. Business and Poverty.

Poverty increases as economic growth declines. Education and training organisations are uniquely placed to address market opportunities and align with government policy. UNDERSTANDING POVERTY MARKETS Who are most affected by poverty? Stats SA  reported that the following South Africans are most likely to struggle in poverty: children aged 17 years and younger black Africans females…
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Every Wednesday! 20 Minutes with your worst questions

What does accreditation even mean?! What is required and why? Bring your questions and market bugs! Education and Training is a dynamic sector inspiring endless innovation and competition opportunities.  Chat to someone who has worked in education and economic development for two decades. From policy to praxis, let Leonie assist you. KEEPING UP?  Take a…
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Competitive Development Strategies

Are you directing an accredited education and training organisation or want to establish a unique brand aligned talent academy? No need to do it alone! Together we can shape an aggressive competitive growth and development strategy to mine talent. Sign up for power hour sessions. We schedule sessions according to your flow and establish clearly…
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Submitting Content for Programme Approval?

Whether you’re a new accreditation applicant or an organisation applying for an extension of scope, the respective SETA has to validate your training material and ensure that it meets regulatory standards. SETA Role, Education Ethos and Conventions SETAs play a developmental role Adding value to the sector by ensuring competent providers is key to the…
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Download The NQF Impact Study

 A smorgasbord of statistics spanning an entire decade is available for Education and Training. The NQF Impact Study 2002 - 2012 SAQA released an NQF impact evaluation report. We can mail it right to your inbox and save you some bother. :) SAQA took frikkin long to produce this! Let's hope they can consistently provide…
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Market Analysis and QCTO Accreditation

The deadline for QCTO accreditation is 2020. Here's how to set your sights on a sustainable vision. Take these steps to build your business and accreditation strategy. From People to Profit If you are planning to become QCTO accredited, you must understand the legislative environment in order to be compliant, the economic features of your…
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QCTO accreditation and Market Development Strategy

Bespoke QCTO seminars in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban Bespoke Seminars If your organisation prefers to address strategic issues in a competitive manner, specific to their business environment -  book a bespoke solution.  Seminar topics can be tailored and delivered at your premises.\ Accreditation deadline with the Quality Council for Trade and Occupations by 2020…
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Market Accredited Education and Training Like A Ninja

The 7P's Marketing Mix for Training Providers The marketing mix helps you frame a meaningful training market strategy. The marketing mix is a conceptual framework identifying the key decision making managers follow when structuring marketing strategies. This framework can be used to develop both long-term strategies and short-term tactical programmes for attracting new markets to…
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