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“Skills bring us together. Everyone is a winner”

Trained as a teacher, Ayesha became involved in developing skills in the mid to late 1980s whilst still in Zimbabwe, as an extension of her voluntary work in Adult Basic Education and Training – teaching basic language and numeracy to adults who did not manage to get to school.In 1993 together with COSATU, she attended the Metal Engineering Industries Training Board’s consultative meetings to consult with labour on what they envisaged for the skills landscape in a free South Africa. This involve......

Private Training Provider Registration with DHET

Please take note of this important information for your immediate action that has come to the attention of CHIETA. In order to offer training, all private Further and Higher Education and Training Providers must now register with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). Those CHIETA Providers that have been accredited for a long time will recall that this registration was a requirement as per the Government Gazette No. 30735 of February 2008. Many CHIETA accredited providers met t......

Under her leadership she moved CHIETA to be a top performer and strengthened processes and governance

After qualifying as a teacher from Wits University, Itzkin has devoted her career to skills development. Armed with her cumlaude Masters of Education degree which focused on the importance of the generic Key Skills in education and training (known in South Africa as the Critical Cross Fields Outcome), Itzkin has an impressive work history. Prior to CHIETA, she spent five years as Deputy Director Assessment Design at the Independent Examinations Board (adult education), where she was instrumental......

Year end greetings

On Behalf of the CHIETA Governing board, Management and Staff I would like to thank you for your cooperation and support to CHIETA in 2016.......

CHIETA Recognition Awards

The focus of the Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority has, over the past year, been on strengthening South Africa’s youth skills development system. This is to ensure that the right skills are developed for the needs of industry, the economy and the country, specifically with enhanced workplace experience – based training being supported by CHIETA. This has been a success story and it has resulted from CHIETA building strong partnerships with important role-players in industry fo......

CEO Presentation to DCC

Presentation outline:The purpose of Training and CHIETA Partnerships  CHIETA’s modus operandi and performance to datePartnershipsSupport to SMMEsClick here to download the presentation. (Powerpoint) Click here to download the presentation. (PDF) ......

SAFm Morning Talk interview

Listen to Ayesha Itzkin, CHIETA acting CEO interview on SAFm on Morning Talk......

CHIETA-SHELL Learnership

Ayesha Itzkin, CHIETA acting CEO, applauds this partnership and reiterates the need for sound research prior to any training intervention.“Shell has been a valuable partner in skills development,” Itzkin says. “I’m so pleased that Monde needs just one more year to obtain an appropriate qualification. The lesson learnt is that partners in training need to take account of workplace demands before any training commences, such as in this case, the physical demands of the fitting trade. However, with......