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Positioning yourself in Education and Training?

Freelance facilitators and independent  experts in education and training often ask how they can secure more work. Many skilled professionals only find inconsistent contractual work and often drop their rates in order to secure opportunity. Don't know where to get started? Sound like you? Join me, Leonie Hall , for a 90 minute career coaching…
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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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Learner Assessment Management and Accreditation

Assessment and Moderation Policies and Procedures Quality Assurance Councils want to see policies and procedures for forms of assessments and how they are managed. Assessment is a quality indicator and as such, should be a detailed component of your Quality Management System.  Training providers must create policies and procedures guiding each stage of training delivery…
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How Learning Programmes are developed, delivered and evaluated for Accreditation

Your Quality Management System for Training Delivery must include policies and procedures for the development, design and delivery of learning interventions. Catch our Programme Delivery and Market Expectations seminar for more on this. Accreditation Criteria 4: Learning Programme Delivery Programme Delivery and Accreditation Programme management is a core criterion for Accreditation and should specify the following:…
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Free Alignment Matrix and SETA programme evaluation reports

Two examples of SETA feedback reports addressing learning programme approval and a free alignment matrix tool. Skills providers can avoid common errors by referring to precedents and ensuring they are correctly prepared. In South Africa, we train to increase employability, career progression, economic development and to foster a more inclusive society. The incentivised nature of…
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The South African National Qualifications Framework

Here's what SAQA says The National Qualifications Framework Act 67 of 2008 provides for the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). Every South African has opportunity to climb the NQF. The NQF is a comprehensive system, approved by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, for the classification, registration and publication of articulated and quality-assured national qualifications…
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QMS a Bad Joke?

SETAs and Quality Councils request a quality management system framework and detailed review mechanism for accreditation purposes. From QMS to Review “Life is not measured by the breathes you take, but by the moments that take your breathe away.”  George Carlin Your QMS is a visionary document for consistently nurturing and expanding upon quality measures.…
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SETA and QCTO Accreditation Seminars

Sign up for bespoke accreditation seminars in Cape Town, Johannesburg or Durban.  SETA CHE QCTO Accreditation Support Sessions include market analysis tactics and practical solutions to accreditation challenges. SIX PAIN POINT SEMINARS Two-hour Seminars for Accreditation Pain Points Ideal for troubleshooting areas you’re uncomfortable with or that have not yet been approved by a quality…
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Legislation’s 8-Core Criteria for minimum E&T Accreditation

Accredited education and training organisations have proven that they understand the Quality Context described in legislation's 8-core criteria CHE, QCTO and SETAs use the 8-core criteria for accreditation judgements The 8-core criteria are nuanced and added to by the Quality Councils. Understanding 'nuances': If you apply for accreditation using the same set of evidence (based upon…
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12 Questions for QMS

CHE, QCTO and SETA Quality Management Systems Education and Training organisations applying for Quality Council Accreditation must provide a comprehensive description of their systems and operations. Organisations must provide evidence that reflects precisely how quality is controlled and assured at all levels. Twelve Questions to Shape the Quality Management System How to create and sustain…
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