The move from e-Learning to Blended Learning

Interview with Carol Dwyer- False Bay TVET College, E-Learning Manager

Article prepared by: SABEN, Newsletter- Volume 5

A history of Blended learning at False Bay College

Our eLearning journey started in 2008 with the identification and development of several strategic objectives by Executive Management for the College. 

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Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs

Steve Reid, Centre for Entrepreneurship – Centre Manager

The False Bay TVET College, Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE) applied for an innovative project of incubating 20 young entrepreneurs late in 2020 and were awarded this in January 2021.

The funder, The British Council wanted to commission the services of an Incubator that would develop and accelerate young people to start and grow impact-led businesses and effectively service key sectors of economic priority, while promoting social and environmental value impact enterprises This impact refers to sustainable profit-making businesses that contribute to positive social and environmental change either through their products, services or business model.

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False Bay TVET College Celebrates the signing of a historical partnership with the Seaview Baptist Church

The College Management is pleased to announce that a long-term lease agreement between False Bay TVET College and the Seaview Baptist Church was officially concluded on 11 May 2021. Seaview Baptist Church will lease the North-Eastern corner of Erf 48076 of the proposed Mitchells Plain Campus site which will be developed in 2022.

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Mayor Plato announces site transfer for flagship Mitchells Plain TVET college Published by: City of Cape Town, Media Office

The transfer of the 6 796-hectare erf was completed yesterday, 23 February 2021, and registered to False Bay TVET College. It is anticipated that more than 5 000 students from Mitchells Plain, Strandfontein, Khayelitsha, Philippi, Mandalay, Grassy Park, Pelican Park, and other communities will benefit directly from the development. The new educational facility would serve surrounding communities on the Cape Flats, which is home to approximately 1.5 million residents. 

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AgriSETA partners to support training for the agricultural sector

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the economy with most sectors experiencing significant contraction in 2020. However, agriculture bucked the trend and exhibited respectable growth despite the pandemic’s effect on exports and labour. This bodes well for the sector, which has linkages to the entire economy and, according to the National Development Plan Vision 2030, has the potential to create close to one million new jobs by 2030. Indeed, farming is a key occupation, with an estimated 8,5 million people directly or indirectly dependent on agriculture for their employment and income. 

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