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1 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 1 1 PROVINCIAL HUMAN RESOURCE STRATEGY PRESENTATION MADE AT THE PREMIER’S DIALOGUE WITH SETAS AND THE CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP OF THE NATIOAL SKILLS AUTHORITY 2 – 3 MAY 2013

2 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 2 2 OVERVIEW OF THE PRESENTATION Profile of Mpumalanga Province Legislative framework plan of the HRDS and progress What to do to deal with accelerating skills development in the Province Who should be targeted for skills development MEGDP: sectors for economics growth Progress on growing critical and scarce skills using bursaries Plan for trade and artisan development

3 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 3 3 PROFILE OF MPUMALANGA PROVINCE THE SOCIO – ECONOMIC REPORT OF THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2011/12 REFLECTS: 12% of the population with no schooling 4% of the population has obtained grades % of the population has obtained grades % of the population has less than matric 22% (37.4%) of the population has matric 7.2% (11.9) of the population has tertiary education The province has unemployment rate of 30.8%(30.3%) and was rated the second highest of the nine provinces

4 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 4 4 LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK The Constitution The National Skills Development Strategy III; The Provincial Growth and Development Strategy (PGDS); Mpumalanga Economic Growth and Development Path (MEGDP); Human Resource Development Strategy for South Africa State of the Province Address (SOPA); Trade, Industry and Research; WSPs

5 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 5 5 KEY PILLARS OF THE HRDS Strengthening the Education System Aligning Skills and professional requirements with High Education and Training Aligning the allocation of financial Aid with the Province’s Skills requirements Forming strategic partnerships Build a capable public service workforce

6 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 6 6 THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROVINCIAL HRDS AND P ROGRESS

7 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 7 7 Strengthening the education system TARGETS IN THE HRDS PROGRESS ECD Summit Agreements: Establishment of an ECD training Institute for practitioners; Career pathing to stabilise the sector; Capacity development on parenting skills, stimulation and child rearing skills; appropriate infrastructure development developed with private sector; increasing access and coverage. Focus on first 1000 days of a child: nutrition, health and psycho social support. Integrated ECD Plan in place and reporting to EXCO Aligning school subjects with the skills needed by the economy DOE and districts planned a campaign to assist schools to streamline and rationalise school subjects. The DOE has planned to ensure that the curriculum for new schools is streamlined and learners from grade8 will be encouraged to take up Maths and Science. Currently learners taking Physical Science are obligated to take Maths and not Maths Literacy. The career exhibition stressed scarce and critical skills needed by the economy.

8 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 8 8 Strengthening the education system TARGETS IN THE HRDS Progress Improving performance throughout the education system Interventions such as the ANA, PAA and the implementation of the STARS Improving teacher development and training interventions in the province Bursary schemes target the funding of teachers of Maths, Science, Technology, indigenous languages and foundation phase. The establishment of Ndebele training college next year in collaboration with UJ will assist in this regard. Improvement of 70% pass rate in subjects such as Maths, Science, Technology, English and Engineering The establishment of MST Academy will assist in this regard and efforts to encourage learners to take up Maths and not Maths literacy. Establishment of MST directorate in the department. During admission process the DOE will be running advocacy campaigns to encourage grade10 learners to take up maths and physical science as subjects and expose them to other promotion activities.

9 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 9 9 Strengthening the education system TARGETS IN THE HRDS Progress Improve access to quality vocational and career guidance Career exhibitions are held each year in all the districts and every school has a Life Orientation teacher. Officials from the district and head office run exhibitions and career guidance in service delivery institutions. There is an interdepartmental forum that include industry that meets quarterly. There is also a mobile career guidance Mobilising communities to support schools and make them centres of community life Interventions to adopt schools help in this regard. The mobilisation to participate in the activities of the schools through participating in the governing body activities help in this regard. Establishment of provincial QLTC structure and such in District and Circuits. Provide basic infrastructure and introduce measures to deal with crime in schools 234 mud schools have been completed and 20 will be completed in this financial year. Two new boarding schools operational as of Integrated school safety strategy in place. ECD Infrastructure prioritised

10 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 10 Aligning skills and professional requirements with higher education and training TARGETS IN THE HRDS Progress Engaging with Higher Education Institutions Teams made out of representation from departments and the Bursary committee held consultation meetings with 16 HEIs in March/ April 2013 and others will be visited in MAY/JUNE Developing entrepreneurial skills Some work done by DEDET in partnership with private sector Improving literacy levels Kha ri gude campaign is making a dent on illiteracy. Establishment of 4 full time centres for ABET programmes and the linking of Public Adult Learning Centres (PALC’s) with FET colleges. Increasing youth development programmes MRTT in collaboration with relevant stakeholders is in the process of developing an integrated youth development strategy latest version has been presented to PMC and it is being revised.

11 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 11 Aligning skills and professional requirements with higher education and training TARGETS IN THE HRDS Training in priority subjectsCollaboration with ESKOM has led to 116 more students in the province registered for all fields of Engineering including Accounts, Finance and Logistics have been awarded bursaries in these fields for The provincial bursary scheme for external clients only offer bursaries in priority subjects eg Maths, Science and foundation phase teachers. Developing profiles and database for out – of – school youth Consultation with NYDA on sharing the data base has been and the DOE is in the process of ensuring that the unemployed graduates from this database are prioritised by departments on internship programmes.

12 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 12 Aligning the allocation of financial aid and the province’s skills requirements TARGETS IN THE HRDSPROGRESS Aligning bursary awards to priority skills in the province The award of bursaries for 2012 and 2013 has prioritised scarce and critical skills. The advert calling for applications of bursaries for 2014 will prioritise the scarce and critical skills Developing staff/skills retention strategy The document has been circulated for comments to departments Determining an enterprise survey of available skills not yet done

13 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 13 Forming Strategic Partnerships TARGETS IN THE HRDSPROGRESS Form partnerships with industry to expose graduates to the world of work The members of the HRDS coming from industry will help in this regard and the members of the Career Guidance Forum from industry will help. The envisaged Premier’s dialogue with the CEOs of the SETAs is underway. The existing PSDF will also help. Establishment of the HRDS Steering committee Done and strategic planning session held in June 2012 and sub committees formed Collaboration with DHET and FETC on programme mix Not done yet Collaboration with DHET on the establishment of a University Province participating in the project Steering Committee. Announcement of the seat of the university made. Ndebele College to start next year as Teacher Education faculty in collaboration with NIHE and University of Johannesburg

14 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 14 Build a capable public service workforce TARGETS IN THE HRDSProgress Encourage life – long learning Internal bursaries offered and some officials bear the cost of own development Aligning training programmes with critical skills list of the province Internal bursaries offered skewed towards critical skills and core skills needed by departments Compulsory training in SMS competencies This would be assisted by the policy imperative of the DPSA on the CIP and the utilisation of the 1% personnel budget

15 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 15 CRITICAL AND SCARCE SKILLS PER SECTOR AS INDICATED IN THE HRDS Agriculture Forestry Construction Manufacturing Health Education Mining Wholesale / Retail Local government (page 50-55)

16 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 16 MEGDP: SECTORS FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH Agriculture and Forestry value chain Mining and Mineral beneficiation Manufacturing Energy and the Green Economy Tourism and Cultural industries ICT Infrastructure development

17 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 17 WHAT TO DO TO DEAL WITH ACCELERATING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT IN THE PROVINCE Multiple strategies ( all hands on deck) Conducting an audit of youth in NEET Focus on all levels of education Use of all delivery vehicles – SETAs, MRTT, FETCs, Universities of Technology; Universities, Private FETCs and Private Universities, Private sector in- house training centres Recapitalisation and strengthening of technical high schools Oversees exchange programmes on skill development Private sector participation NGOs/NPOs and CBO participation Community campaigns

18 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 18 WHO SHOULD BE TARGETED FOR SKILLS DEVELOPMENT The unemployed Out of school youth Matric dropouts The youth in NEET Women groups and people with disabilities Community based projects Semi skilled youth Unemployed youth previously trained

19 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 19 CONCLUSION Developing the skill base for the province and country not an event but if done in collaboration with relevant stakeholders can be achieved

20 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 20 PROGRESS ON CRITICAL & SCARCE SKILLS SECTORNO OF EXTERNAL BURSARIES AWARDED NO OF INTERNAL BURSARIES AWARDED TOTAL BURSARIES AWARDED PLAN FOR 2013/14 DCSSL Safety and security 08 (02) * 10 (44) 18 (46) TOTAL:60 60 COGTA Construction/ Basic services 4 (16) 5 (36) 9 (52) TOTAL:61 61 FINANCE Finance/Auditing and Accounting/ ICT 0 (27) 20 (32) 20 (59) Total:79 79 * Carry through from 2011 academic year and earlier

21 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 21 PROGRESS ON CRITICAL & SCARCE SKILLS SECTORNO OF EXTERNAL BURSARS NO OF INTERNAL BURSARIES TOTAL NO OF BURSARIES PLAN FOR 2013/14 HEALTH 148 (618) 110 (462 ) 258 (1080) TOTAL: DARDLA Agriculture/ Forestry 60 (07) 115 (37) 175 (44) TOTAL : DPWR&T Mining/Mineral/ Construction/ Energy/ Logistics 61 (76) 90 (219) 161 (295) TOTAL: DEDET Manufacturing/Tourism/ Green Economy/ Mining/Energy/ Finance 13 (7) 16 (14) 29 (21) TOTAL: 50 50

22 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 22 PROGRESS ON CRITICAL &SCARCE SKILLS SECTORN0 OF EXTERNAL BURSARIES AWARDED NO OF INTERNAL BURSARIES AWARDED TOTAL BURSARIES AWARDED PLAN FOR 2013/14 DOE Foundation for all skills 5 (79) 0 (34) 05 (113) TOTAL: HUMAN STETTLEMENT Construction/ Energy/ Geotech 0 (0) 0 (29) 0 (29) TOTAL:29 29 DCSR Cultural Industries/ ITC 9 (06) 14 (50) 23 (56) TOTAL:79 79 OTP 44 (0) 14 (51) 14 (51) TOTAL:

23 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 23 PLAN FOR TRADE AND ARTISAN DEVELOPMENT BY MRTT 2013/14 TYPE SKILL SKILLS PROGRAMME (DURATION 3-4 MONTHS) FULL QUALIFICATION/LEARNE RSHIP 12 MONTHS ARTISAN (DURATIO N 3 – 4 YEARS) BOILER MAKING6030 WELDING FITTING &TURNING ☻ ELECTRICAL6030 AUTOMOTIVE REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE 6030 MASONRY6030 PLUMBING PLASTERING AND TILING HOSPITALITY PROGRAMMES (national certificate in food and beverage)

24 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 24 BUDGET AND EXPENDITURE FOR 2012/13/ /13 EXPENDITURE 2012/ /14 DEPARTMENTINTERNAL ‘000 EXTERNAL ’000 INTERNAL & EXTERNAL ‘000 INTERNAL ‘000 EXTERNAL ‘000 DOH3,40722,00011,4073,40722,000 DCSR DCSSL2,000682,500 DOE5005,9601, ,000 SOCIAL8505, ,035 DEDET COGTA , DARDLA5001, ,050 FINANCE5501, ,470 DPWR&T2,2005, ,3235,280 HUMAN SETTLEMENT OTP TOTAL 12,98642,48515,17913,73441,850 55,47115,179 55,584

25 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 25 MEDIUM TO LONG TERM PLANS Fast track the partnership with major industries and collaborate in providing bursaries to students in the province in critical areas as indicated in the bursary template for 2013 Work collaboratively with agencies in the continent and overseas agencies to develop prioritised skills Fast track partnerships and commitments with major industries for job placement and structured workplace experiential learning Focus attention on developing artisans in critical and scarce skills and set clear targets

26 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 26 ROLE TO BE PLAYED BY FETs, MRTT AND PRIVATE FETs Provide learnerships, apprenticeship, RPL and Trade Testing Assessments in collaboration with SETAs, Industry and relevant stakeholders in identified fields Provide skills programmes and full qualifications in the relevant trades in collaboration with SETAs Provide trade and short time skills to NEET youth in skills required by industry Establish trade testing centres and incubation hubs

27 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 27 PRIORITIES FOR 2013/14 The DOE would continue to champion the implementation of the Provincial HRDS in collaboration with other stakeholder with focus on: Monitoring the increase in the number of children accessing ECD centres Monitoring the increase in the number of learners registering for subjects needed by the economy i.e. English, Maths, Physical Science, and the four Technology subjects: Mechanical, Civil, Electronic and Engineering Graphics and Design Ensure in collaboration with MRTT that there is an increase in the number of MOU signed with relevant industry to facilitate the placement of learners Ensure in collaboration with MRTT that there is an increase in the number of artisans produced in 2 – 3 years and thereafter in the trades mentioned on slide 22

28 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 28 RECOMMENDATIONS It is recommended that EXCO Lekgotla notes the following: the implementation plan that the implementation plan was part of the HRDS approved in November 2011 progress made on the implementation of the HRDS The available budget for bursaries 2013/14 be ringfenced

29 Sisonke Sifundzisa Sive 29 Ke a leboga! Obrigado! THE END


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