W&RSETA 2023 BURSARY SCHEME PHASE II
The W&RSETA invites the Public and private TVET and HET institutions, bursary administrators, wholesale and retail employers and Retail Chairs to apply for phase II of the 2023 Bursary Scheme.
The scheme will prioritise wholesale and retail related qualifications that address the Sector Priority Skills and Hard-to-Fill Vacancies listed in the W&RSETA Sector Skills Plan.
Applications must be submitted via the MIS by 20 October 2023.
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CPUT GUEST LECTURE - BUILDING SUSTAINABLE RETAIL BUSINESSES
The Cape Town University of Technology invites its students and staff to a guest lecture by Professor Jens Hultman of the Kristianstad University in Sweden themed "Building Sustainable Retail Business” on 24 October 2023.
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2023/24 BURSARY FUNDING WINDOW FOR MASTERS AND PHD PROGRAMMES
W&RSETA employers, wholesale and retail employees, institutions with registered Masters and PhD students employed in the Wholesale and Retail sector, and the Wholesale and Retail Leadership Chairs are invited to apply for the 2023/24 Discretionary Grant Bursary Funding Window.
Applications must be submitted on or before 20 October 2023
PAYMENT DELAYS FOR 30 SEPTEMBER 2023 MANDATORY GRANT
W&RSETA stakeholders are informed of technical challenges experienced by the Department of Higher Education and Training with the Levy Data portal. Consequently, this will impact on the on the payment of the Mandatory Grant tranche to be paid 30 September 2023. Stakeholders will be advised of the next Mandatory Grant payment date once the issue has been resolved.
DISCRETIONARY GRANT 2023/24 and 2024/25 FUNDING WINDOW FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS
The W&RSETA invites applications for partnership proposals and/or special project proposals for 2023/24 and 2024/25 financial year periods that aim to address any of the key priority skills areas identified in the W&RSETA Sector Skills Plan.
Applications must be submitted to SpecialProjects@wrseta.org.za by 30 September 2023. No late applications will be considered.
AUGUST WHOLESAY NEWSLETTER
The August edition of WholeSay celebrates the phenomenal women in wholesale and retail who have benefited from the W&RSETA’s programme. The main feature of the newsletter is the W&RSETA and Zetech University Informal Traders’ Exchange Programme launch in Kenya. Another update is the certification of the NARYSEC Rural Development Project.
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NATIONAL TVET GRADUATE SURVEY (RESEARCH STUDY BETWEEN W&RSETA AND NTA)
TVET college graduate beneficiaries of the W&RSETA’s programmes are invited to participate in the National TVET Graduate Survey as a collaborative research between the W&RSETA and Namibia Training Authority on TVET college funded programmes. The participation of the beneficiaries in this study is crucial for the comprehensive assessment of the quality of TVET programmes.
Related queries should be directed to contact Gudani Mulaudzi on GMulaudzi@wrseta.org.za
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SECTOR SKILLS PLANNING ONLINE SURVEY
Stakeholders in the Wholesale and Retail Sector are invited to participate in the W&RSETA Sector Skills Planning (SSP) online survey with the purpose of gathering insights on the Wholesale and Retail Sector’s skills demands as well as identifying skills and training needs required to drive growth and impact. The survey is being incorporated into the SSP engagement process to validate and update data to ensure that the SSP is based on accurate and up-to-date information.
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W&RSETA SUCCESS STORIES PUBLICATION
The 2023 W&RSETA Success Stories publication is now available. This is a collection of recent successes from the W&RSETA’s various programmes in partnership with various stakeholders.
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Physical copies are available on request.