Motheo gets international award two years in a row

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Motheo TVET College Deputy Principal (Student Support Service) Thami Madalane and the Executive Director of the Chair Academy: Richard Strand. Photo supplied.

Motheo TVET College Acting Deputy Director responsible for Student Support Services, Thami Brian Madalane, has been awarded the Idahlynn Karre International Exemplary Leadership Award at the annual International Leadership Conference which was held from 27 to 31 March 2017 in Florida in the United States of America (USA).

Madalane is the second South African citizen to receive the award, which had been awarded to the College Principal, Dipiloane Phutsisi, in 2016.

The Annual International Leadership Conference attracts leaders from around the world to experience distinguished keynote speakers and presentations; while the Academy’s journal is respected as a source of inspiration and some of the best practices in leadership.

Madalane was awarded the Chair Academy’s 2017 Idahlynn Karre International Exemplary Leadership Award, for the role he played in increasing the certification rate from 6% in 2012 to 55% in July 2016. The successful introduction of minimum requirements for admission to the college, as well as the minimum requirements for movement to the next level and implementation of common assessment process for all delivering sites at the college.

He also assisted with the implementation of the annual Student Parliament for the student population where relevant academic issues are discussed.

Motheo TVET College has expressed great pride that they have received such a high accolade two years in a row. – Seithati Semenokane

seithati@centralmediagroup.co.za