SDF Forum - MICT Seta

Report
WELCOME TO THE
MICT SETA
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FORUM
12 JUNE 2013
NSDS
Target
Target
TIME
AGENDA
DESCRIPTION
PRESENTER
08h30 – 09h00
Arrivals and Registration
All
09h00 - 09h05
Opening and Welcoming
Benedict Motau
09h05 – 09h15
Overview
Charlton Philiso
09h15 – 09h30
Terms of Reference
Charlton Philiso
09h30 – 10h00
Annual Performance Plan
Discretionary grants application process
Jabu Sibeko
10h00-10h30
PIVOTAL Grants
2014/15 ATR / WSP /PTP submission Process
Sekgana Makhoba
10h30– 11h00
QCTO updates
Qualifications review
Charlton Philiso
11h00– 11h50
Open discussion
All
11h50-12h00
Closing remarks and way forward
Charlton Philiso
OVERVIEW
SD Forums
― Engage profoundly with an important part of the sector namely; employers and
training providers
― Insufficient data on the structure and the skills requirement of the sector
― In order to design a sound strategy for the engagement of skills development of
the sector, a great deal of strategic research has to be conducted in order to put
the skills development strategy on sound footing
― Gathering and dissemination of comprehensive information on training
providers, training provided, and the training needs will constitute a critical
component of the strategy
― Qualifications and learnership review
― Capacity Building
TERMS OF REFERENCE
Purpose
These Terms of Reference are intended to guide participation by the
Forum.
The MICT SETA management has ratified these Terms of
Reference and any deviation from these terms of reference will need
approval from the Chief Executive Officer.
TERMS OF REFERENCE
Specific Terms of Reference
− Consult and share skills development information with MICT stakeholders,
− Inform the MICT SETA Sector Skills Plan document in relation to the scarce
and critical skills in the sector
− Encourage cooperation between levy-payers, non-levy payers and training
providers in addressing the skills gaps within the MICT sector
TERMS OF REFERENCE
Specific Terms of Reference
− Guide Stakeholders in setting up appropriate systems and processes so as
to use and adapt their specific needs to the broader MICT SETA
requirements
− Further enhance and determine skills development needs and priorities
within the MICT sector,
− Maximize participation and increase contribution to the MICT SETA
− Support employers in providing workplace experience to contribute to
creation of employment opportunities
− Advise on sectoral employment growth trends and pertinent development
requirements in general.
TERMS OF REFERENCE
Participation
− MICT SETA levy payers
− MICT SETA non-levy payers
− NGOs and CBOs
− Unions
− Training Providers (Public and Private)
− Universities
− Government departments operating in the MICT Space
TERMS OF REFERENCE
Meetings
− Skills Development Forums shall convene at least twice a year, however,
special Skills Development Forums will be convened as and when the need
arises
− Skills Development Forums will be administered by the MICT SETA
− The MICT SETA will chair the Forums
− The venues for the Forums will be determined by the MICT SETA prior to
each meeting
− All travelling and accommodation will be at the expense of the Skills
Development Forum members
− A record of all discussions shall be kept and circulated to members
ANNUAL PERFORMANCE
PLAN (APP)
Learning Programmes
Employed Learners
Unemployed Learners
PIVOTAL Programmes (80%)
Learnerships
Skills Programmes
FET graduate work experience
FET learner work experience
FET Bursaries
University Bursaries
51
2500
3000
1377
N/A
1000
N/A
60
N/A
150
N/A
206
Non-PIVOTAL Programmes (20%)
Internships
Totals
0
680
3 051
5 973
DISCRETIONARY GRANTS
APPLICATION PROCESS
Submission of Letter of Intent
(LoI: PIVOTAL/Non PIVOTAL)
Desktop verification of
Levy Contribution by SSP
Desktop confirmation of
accreditation of the training
provider by ETQA
Desktop approval of vetting
process by Snr Manager - LPD
DISCRETIONARY GRANTS
APPLICATION PROCESS
Site Vetting of Employer by
LPD Advisor
DG Committee recommend to
CEO for approval
Approval/Disapproval of
recommendation by CEO
Notification of application
outcome.
Budget allocation, drafting and
signing of Service Level
Agreement (SLA)
CRITERIA AND GUIDELINES FOR
NSDS
Target
Target PIVOTAL PROGRAMMES
― Legislative Framework
― PIVOTAL grant purpose
― PIVOTAL programmes definition
― Important considerations
― Exclusions
― Applying for PIVOTAL grants
― PIVOTAL programmes impact
SECTOR SKILLS PLAN
PROJECT PLAN
ATRs and WSPs submissions
April to June
Evaluate and approve WSPs and ATRs
June-August
Conduct Research
May-July
Production of the SSP
July-August
OGS finalisation and user testing
July
OGS pilot phase
August-September
SDF workshops on new OGS
September-October
Opening of the OGS
February-April
Production and distribution of Career Guide
January-March
Mandatory Grants Approvals and payments
Quarterly
QCTO UPDATE AND
NSDS
Target
Target QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW
― Current qualifications
• Accreditation
• Assessments and moderation
• Certification
• Capacity building workshops
― Qualifications review
― New qualifications
― Development Quality Partners (DQPs)
― Assessment Quality Partner (AQP)
― Application form
QCTO UPDATE AND
NSDS
Target
Target QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW
CLOSING REMARKS
AND WAY FORWARD
THANK YOU
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www.mict.org.za

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