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Criteria for the approval of an Assessment Quality Partner

The QCTO will appoint an entity as an assessment quality partner only if it is satisfied that the entity has: i.      The necessary expertise, experience and standing in relation to the occupational qualifications or foundational learning for which the assessment quality partner is appointed; and ii.      the resources necessary to perform its functions In terms of clause of the QCTO Delegation Policy, 22 June 2011 the criteria have been defined in detail as follows: i.     be  recommended  to  the  QCTO  by  the  relevant      DQP  during  the occupational                           development  process at a point  when they submit  an occupational profile. Possible evidence: letter of recommendation from [...]

Coaching Problems

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Well done, coaching can boost individual and organizational effectiveness. Poorly done, it can alienate learner/employees and undermine performance. Let’s look at the most frequent traps coaches fall into and how to avoid them.

Hiring the wrong people

Sloppy hiring and selection procedures may leave a coach with a problem performer, somebody he might never have hired if he had known then what he now knows about the individual.

Often, all it takes to identify people with the potential to do good to outstanding work is to hold lengthier interviews, ask more targeted questions to learn about job skills and attitudes, and schedule follow-up interviews either with you or, better yet, with other interviewers.