Newsletter | June 2020

IT'S A GO! ROLLING OUT THE 'NEW NORMAL' At the beginning of lockdown I was often overheard saying to Ingrid how I was looking forward to the quieter days – time to reflect, think carefully, be creative and find new directions for Thrive and all things skills. Time to...

Newsletter | May 2020

IT'S #LOCKDOWN HERE'S A BREATH OF FRESH AIR I wasn’t sure how to start this newsletter – in fact I wrote this intro a few times over. Everything is moving so fast….everything is standing still….there’s too much to do….do we have enough to do? What will the rest of the...

Newsletter | April 2020

CURVES, TAILS AND... WHAT EXACTLY IS GOING ON?? Oh my word….who would’ve thought? March has been a crash course in statistics, data analysis, fake news (meh!) and where on earth do all those dishes come from?? Leggings have never been so comfortable. I haven’t felt...

Newsletter | February 2020

I T ' S   T I M E TO LEARN TO LOVE SKILLS SEASON It’s the chicken run!! At this time of the year you will find a steady stream of Berroca fizzies, Vitamin C tablets, excellent coffee and slabs of chocolate flow through the Thrive office; keeping our Skills Development...

What the DHET is going on?

Hear ye! Hear ye! What the DHET is going on? DHET issued a communication last Friday (7 February 2020) revoking Joint Communique 1 of 2016 regarding the registration of QCTO/Seta accredited Skills Development Providers with the Dept of Higher Education and Training....

Newsletter | January 2020

I T ' S   2 0 2 0 LET'S POP THE CORK TO A SUCCESSFUL SKILLS SEASON.... Cork popping has so many wonderful associations for me….the last being an indulgent, pool-soaked Christmas morning. But I have corky-memories all the way back to my (don’t tell Dad!) youth…trips...

Newsletter | December 2019

Have a tree-mendous H O L I D A Y It's that special time of the year again. A time when we join with our loved ones in sharing century-old, traditions like trying to find a parking space at the shopping centres! A time when we reflect on the past year and start...

Newsletter | October 2019

IS YOUR SETA ACCREDITATION A TRICK OR A TREAT? Personally, I have always preferred a treat….I mean really, who wouldn’t? Chocolate, to be exact….. ABL – Anything But Liquorice (who even invented that anyway?) But I digress. My trick or treating days are long gone….but...

Newsletter | September 2019

SPRING INTO ACTION! IT'S TIME  FOR YOUR BUSINESS TO BLOSSOM.... The days are getting longer, the bees are buzzing and the flowers are starting to bloom. Yes, SPRING has sprung! And where flowers bloom, so does hope! Thrive takes a moment to acknowledge this hard month...

Newsletter | August 2019

GUESS WHO'S BACK? BACK AGAIN.... I can barely contain myself I am so excited about the news we have to share with you this month! August is the month we celebrate women and what better way to celebrate GIRL POWER than by bringing two of our industry's hottest stars...