Adult Illiteracy: Who’s responsible?

I have been involved with Adult Education and Training (AET) for the past 18 years. In this time, I have seen a lot, learned a lot, changed a lot, and been disappointed a lot. Being born and raised in the old apartheid era I have had what I though was standard education opportunities. I worked…

Experienced and accredited ABET facilitators provide learner support to ensure successful BEE training

Problem: Low-skilled employees lost interest in training because they did not understand a computer My client is a member of the manufacturing, engineering and related services SETA (merSETA) and is based in Krugersdorp. The company has recently attempted adult education and training (AET) with a different outsourced service provider but it was unsuccessful. One of…

Identify low-skilled employees through ABET assessment

Challenge: Low-skilled employees make crucial measurement errors A member of the manufacturing, engineering and related services SETA (merSETA), my client that is based in Krugersdorp has been experiencing some challenges with low-skilled employees that make crucial measurement errors. After conducting an initial assessment, it came to light that two of the employees are barely literate…

AET for Skills Development enables my client to claim 125% of the actual spend

Challenge: Employees lack fundamental skills which makes supply chain management a real challenge My client, a logistics company with a national footprint, has been experiencing productivity loss due to high levels of illiteracy within the ranks of its warehousing staff. The employees in the warehouses mostly do not have a clear understanding of what is…

Ensuring learners are committed to the ABET programme is crucial to the success of skills development

Problem: Learners lost interest in ABET programme My client, one of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of formworks and scaffolding, approached me for providing Adult Education and Training (AET) for its South African operations. The HR Manager at my client’s head office in Midrand has worked with Triple E Training before at her previous…