2014

FBC Making a Difference with Career Guidance

Career Guidance can make a difference by enabling its participants to focus their thoughts, emotions and actions on what they can do in the present as they move towards their ideal future. In the words of Mahatma Gandhi, “The future depends on what you do today.”

In an effort to bridge this gap, the False Bay College (FBC) Open Day, which was hosted on 11 & 12 April, provided learners with information on a wide range of career opportunities and support services available to them.  These included career guidance, bursaries, job preparedness and career paths.

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Green Future of False Bay College

A decision was taken several years ago to incrementally make False Bay College a green and sustainable institution.

This led to a direct reduction in waste, electricity and water consumption following Eskom’s calls for 10% electricity reduction targets coupled with requests from the Cape Metropolitan Council to help reduce solid waste by 20%.

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Design Spaces and Curriculum for 21st Century Users

Marian Theron (Conference Coordinator)

The 3rd International North South TVET ICT conference will take place from 10 – 12 September 2014 at the Lagoon Beach Hotel in Cape Town.

This year's conference theme is entitled "M-Powering Learning: Designing Learning Spaces and Digital Teaching Methodologies to Enhance Student Performance".  

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Training a new generation of artisans

How colleges can help develop South Africa’s economy

Speaking at a breakfast meeting hosted by False Bay College, Principal Mr Cassie Kruger - revealed that a portion of the Denel/Swartklip site (a 491 hectare parcel of land between Mitchell’s Plain and Khayelitsha) has been earmarked to develop an integrated campus focused on technical and vocational training located within historically marginalised areas. This campus will accommodate 3000 students annually.

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False Bay College and College of Cape Town in North South Friendship

During September and October of 2013, students from Haugaland Upper Secondary School and Bergeland Upper Secondary School visited South Africa as part of a funded exchange from a Norwegian Government Agency, Friendship North South.

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