The National Skills Authority held successful National and Provincial Public Hearings on the National Skills Development Plan (NSDP) and Proposed New SETA landscape from the 25th -28th of September 2018. The National Public hearings hosted at Destiny Hotel, Kempton Park while Provincial happened in all nine provinces.
The purpose of the Public Hearings was to afford skills development stakeholders from Quality Councils SETAs, Government, Business, Labour, Education and Training Providers, Community Constituencies, PSDFs, Research Institutions, Professional Bodies and the general publics to make submissions, inputs and recommendations on the NSDP and SETA landscape beyond 2020 (Re- establishment of SETAs)
The objective of the public hearings was to solicit inputs/ recommendations on the NSDP and SETA landscape beyond 2010. The NSA is proud to announce that the level of participation from different constituencies on skills development matters continue to improve especially at the provincial level where it is critically needed.
During the hearings participant representing different constituencies engaged in robust discussions while the NSA Secretariat and Skills Development officials were provided technical and secretariat support including recording the proceedings. All submissions, inputs and recommendations made will be consolidated, analysed for the development of final proposal for the attention of the NSA and advice to the Minister. The hearings were regarded as a last consultation phase on the NSDP and proposed new SETA landscape and will assist in reflecting on the lessons learned and provide the NSA with valuable input to inform the future.
Mr Fhedzisani Mashau
Tel: 012 312 6001
Issued by the National Skills Authority