Accelerated Reader Intervention Programme

Authors: Ms Carol Dwyer, E-Learning Manger and Mr Russell Chisango, Open Learning Centre Co-ordinator: False Bay TVET College

Illiteracy is one of the major challenges that African countries grapple with and South Africa is no exception. In 2016 South Africa was ranked last in the International Reading Literacy Study (Pirls) survey. The study found that 78% of South African pupils at Grade 4 could not read for meaning. That percentage is high and increases the chances significantly that the number of learners progressing to the next grades without mastering literacy skills is increasingly likely.

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Students to compete at National World Skills Programme

Public TVET College students, private college students and industry apprentices from across the Province will be competing at the World Skills National Competition in Durban, South Africa, come February 2019. 
All student’s competing will contend for the honour to represent South Africa at the 45th International World Skills Competition scheduled to be held at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre in Kazan, Russia in August 2019. The competition will bring together competitors from more than 70 countries who will compete in over 50 skills.

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Dignity Day Community Outreach

Inspired by World Homelessness Day, an annual global initiative, Revamp the Valley, Social Work Connect, and False Bay TVET College’s staff and students hosted Dignity Day.
The event organisers placed an editorial, in the community papers of Fish Hoek, Cape Town, appealing to residents and businesses to participate and donate.

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Work Based Experience at the Movies

Lights, camera and action, was the order of the day for 48 False Bay TVET College, 2D Animation students who supported the organisers of the 2018 edition of the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival.

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Blikkiesdorp Certificate Ceremony

JOINT STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S EXECUTIVE MAYOR, PATRICIA DE LILLE, AIRPORTS COMPANY SOUTH AFRICA (ACSA) AND FALSE BAY TVET COLLEGE

In 2017, the City of Cape Town in association with the Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) and the False Bay Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College launched an exciting skills development programme to benefit 100 residents from Blikkiesdorp.

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