College hosts their first Virtual Open Day

False Bay TVET College (FBC) hosted their first Virtual Open Day on the 4 November 2020.

Traditionally FBC hosted a two-day engagement in TVET month (August) which involved thousands of learners visiting campuses, viewing facilities, meeting lecturers and students.

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Provincial Student Structures Chairperson elected

Congratulations are in order as False Bay TVET College sees one of their students elected into a rather important position in the TVET sector.

Siphokazi Zanazo, a student at False Bay TVET College studying Office Administration, has been elected chairperson of the Western Cape Provincial student structure and she says she is looking forward to serve. Her election came as a surprise, she says, but don't get it wrong, she definitely believes in herself.

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Ensuring a pipeline of new facilitators for the Green Sector

Ensuring a pipeline of new facilitators for the Green Sector
Ms Melanie Vermaak, False Bay TVET College Acting Deputy: Academic Services

False Bay TVET College is aware that the world and especially Africa is feeling the negative consequences of climate change. This disastrous impact will continue to increase and intensify over the coming years. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) report on Climate Change states that in Africa alone, 220 million people are living in drought each year.

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New Online Student Information System

When Covid-19 sunk in its clutches on a global scale, countries began locking down and economies came to a standstill. Schools, higher education institutions and companies that could, shifted to remote methods of learning, teaching, and working. Organisations who could not adapt, suffered, sometimes with fatal consequences.

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Igniting entrepreneurial aspirations and intent of College students

In April to June 2020, 2.5 million young people aged 15 to 34 were unemployed in South Africa, according to Statistics South Africa. The age group’s unemployment rate was 34.1%. When the expanded definition is considered, the unemployment rate for people aged 15 to 34 rises to 55.2%. This definition includes unemployed people who have given up looking for work. It is further an accepted fact that not all graduates will secure gainful employment in our current shrinking economy.

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