The College acquires international footprints in china through Exchange Program
3 students from the College Messieurs Unathi Mphoqo, Maditsana Masekoa and Miss Sarah Tlali have been selected to be part of the China Internship Exchange Programme called the Chinese Graduate Placement Project. The major requirement(s) for each student to be part of this project was that each had to have completed their N6 Engineering studies, verification and vetting of academic results, medical tests and criminal checks. All 3 students emerged successful and will be expected to fully commit to this one year internship program.
This exchange programme has been made possible by the agreement between Construction Education and Training Authority SETA( CETA) and the Chinese Culture coupled with International Education Exchange Centre. 300 successful students will be enrolled and placed at different TVET Colleges and Universities in China as interns. The students will be further placed at the top Chinese companies for Work integrated Learning.
All successful students are going to be exposed to the Chinese Culture, the Chinese language and will be offered introductory tainining at the nominated Universities for the 1st six months in to the program.
During their year stay, the students will receive monthly stipends, accomodation, meals and tuition fees. Upon completion of the programme, the learners will receive certificates of achievement from the respective institutions of learning, and the Host Employer(s). The program will commmence on Monday the 16th September 2019 to 27 August 2020.
We wish all 3 students representatives from the College the best of luck and hope that they make their families, friends, the community and the College proud. Also that they come back with the required knowledge to assist South Africa in benchmarking with leading and developed countries by advancing learning and technology through skills transfer.
GENDER BASED VIOLENCE OFFENCE(S)
AT GOLDFIELDS TVET COLLEGE WE SAY ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! AND WE CONDEMN ANY FORM OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE!
The College recently established a committee whose purpose is to attend to all forms of violation of College students and employees. The Committee urges all students and employees to adhere to the human rights values and share the values with the broader society. All students and employees are encouraged to report any form of gender-based violence offences to the Committee, and the guarantee is that their information will be handled with confidentiality and utmost respect and escalated to the relevant bodies by the permission of the victims.
The College is especially saddened by the deaths of our two female students, the late Naledi Lethoba and Perseverance Tylelakhe whose lives were shortened due to femicide. Should you any person wish to report any form of violation against yourself, a friend, a fellow student or any person close to you.
On the 7th of September 2019, the College witnessed 186 teachers from Lejweleputswa District ( Department of Education) being bestowed certificates on End User Computing. This programme was developed in a way that it allows non-programmers to grasp basic technology concepts enabling them creates functional software applications. It comprises different approaches and methodologies that better integrate users and non-programmers into the world of information technology. The programme was funded by Media Information and Communication Technology (MICT) SETA, and managed by the Skills Academy at the College. Congratulations to all certificate recipients.
GOLDFIELDS WELCOMES THE 5 MINISTERIAL COLLEGE COUNCIL MEMBERS AND ACCOMPANYING INTERNAL MEMBERS
Last week Saturday, the College welcomed and inducted the 5 newly appointed College Council Members selected by the Minister of Higher Education and Training Hon. Naledi Pandor. The members are: Mr Sibusiso Dladla, Mr Michael Wesi, Mrs Naline Maharaj, Mr William Maja, and Mr F Ntsandeni.
The accompanying College Council Members are the 2 internal representatives for the College Support and Academic Personnel Ms Carly Mahlatsi and Mr Thapelo Nyaile respectively. The other 2 members are Ms Joy Phanyane and Ms Lindiwe Mkhwanazi, the president and the secretary of the Student Representative Council respectively.
The meeting was held at the College Central Office where the was also a delegation of the 5 College Executive Managers Mr Francis Mahlangu, Mr Patric Pinkoane, Mrs Mamono Mofokeng, Dr Rachere Radile, and Mrs Nonceto Mungwane.
Granting that the College Council is not fully constitutionalised, the Chairperson and other flanking portfolios are yet to elected, this will be coupled with establishing the Sub Committees later this month. Thereafter, all the members will be formally introduced to the College Community including all relevant stakeholders.