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
BUSA Legislative Report - 24 November 2014
In this week's report:
This Week in Parliament
- Briefing: Mining Permits for environmentally sensitive areas
- Public hearings: Minimum Wage, Infrastructure Vandalism
- MPs visit Gauteng to hear industry views on air quality
- Meet the Environmental Portfolio Committee
- Mining Residue Stockpiles and Deposits
- Redefining "waste" under the Waste Act
G20 Priorities Report
The Group of Twenty (G20) is the premier forum for its members’ international economic cooperation and decision-making. Its membership comprises 19 countries plus the European Union. Each G20 president invites several guest countries each year.
G20 leaders meet annually. In addition, Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meet regularly during the year to discuss ways to strengthen the global economy, reform international financial institutions, improve financial regulation and implement the key economic reforms that are needed in each member economy. Underpinning these meetings is a year-long program of meetings among senior officials and of working groups coordinating policy on specific issues.
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.
Latest Events, Workshops and Important Dates
5 th 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.
Constituency Capacity Building Workshop - Centurion
19 November 2014 ~ Royal Elephant Hotel, Centurion
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 17 November 2014.