APPETD was established in 1997 as an alliance of the Association of Private Colleges of South Africa (APCSA), Association of Private Distance Colleges (APDEC), Association of Technical Providers (ATP), and INPROV. APPETD has a profound understanding of the different forms of education provisioning in South Africa. APPETD renders services that are specifically aimed at the needs and interests of its members and private providers as a whole. The specific needs include face to face, distance learning, Adult Basic Education (ABET), Early childhood Development (ECD), and Health Education.
Latest News from APPETD
Worldskills Skills Competition
Let your talent win you a chance to represent South Africa in Brazil.
Skills Participating in the Nationals in January 2015:
- Information Network Cabling
- IT Software Solutions in Business
- Auto Body Repair
- Web Design
- Plastering & Dry Wall System
- Auto Mobile Technology
- Car Painting
- IT Network Systems
Launch of the Gauteng Provincial Skills Development Forum
The APPETD attended the launch of the Gauteng Provincial Skills Development Forum being invited as a stakeholder. As a valued APPETD member we want to share with you a strategy I believe will auger well in building relations at a provincial level with government.
Is there a light for Florence Nightingale’s lamp at the end of the legislative tunnel?
We have great pleasure in circulating the attached letter from the Quality Council for Trades & Occupations (QCTO) and addressed to all private nurse education institutions (PNEI’S). Your representatives at APPETD have been engaged in intense discussions with Mr. Thomas Lata and his colleagues at QCTO since it became clear at the CHE & DHET workshop hosted by PHEPSA in Gauteng on 22nd May 2014 that, unless decisive action was taken, PNEI’s would be left with the belief that there was no alternative available to PNEI’s other than to apply to CHE and become a higher education institution.
Latest Events, Workshops and Important Dates
Constituency Capacity Building Workshop - KZN
17 October 2014 | Zimbali Resort
APPETD will be conducting capacity building workshops nationally focusing on Quality Assurance and Best Practice Principles. These workshops are funded from the National Skills Fund and hence no cost implication to you, the provider. Please find attached the programme and registration form to be completed and submitted to the APPETD offices no later than 14 October 2014.
PAN AFRICAN TVET AND
FET COLLEGES CONFERENCE
Date: 3 & 4 November 2014
Venue: Table Bay Hotel, V&A Waterfront
All Appetd Members qualify for the early bird fee = R2995.00
Download Programme Registration Form
SASCE Symposium, Workshop and AGMDate: 20 - 21 November 2014
Venue: CPUT, Cape Town
As APPETD is represented on the Southern African Society for Co-operative Education (SASCE Board) please find herewith the invitation to attend the SASCE Symposium and workshops. The core focus will be on Work Integrated Learning (WIL) and your participation is deemed extremely important.
Once we receive the final programme it will be forwarded to you.