Insights

Management and Leadership Trends

From Challenges to Opportunities through Remote Working

Ta’seel consultants meeting remotely with Origin Training Centre The Covid-19 pandemic has forced us into lock-down. Many of us have had to stay at home and work remotely. It’s a new practice for most of us so let’s examine some of the challenges and how to overcome...

Listing on the NQF

In today's dynamic and increasingly complicated environment, we have many challenges to meet. Is the opportunity for BQA Institutional Listing one of yours? Listing requires a fit-for-purpose Quality Management System (QMS) that addresses the 5 NQF standards in the...

Acting Upon the Learner’s Voice

Opportunities are being offered for the learner’s voice to be heard. For example, the GDQ has embarked on a series of awareness sessions for learners – currently with undergraduate students – with the aim of having representation of learners on NQF advisory...

Back to the Future for Great Groups

Warren Bennis, a futurist and pioneer in the field of leadership studies, died in 2014, aged 89. One of the many books he left behind (co-authored by Patricia Ward Biederman) was Organizing Genius: The Secrets of Creative Collaboration (1997). Drawing on seven case...

SAM not SPAM

Too often organisations have a stream of consultants provide strategic planning reports that are stored away, one after the other, in a shelved cabinet. When the next one is ready to be placed in the cabinet, you can run your finger across the top of the last one and...

Education and Training Trends

Rubrics for Authentic Assessment

Effective training requires a focus on Knowing, Doing and Being. For example, an engineering student will need to know about Newton’s Laws. This can be assessed in an exam. But we may want the engineer to use this knowledge to demonstrate his/her skills in determining...

Ta’seel, You, the NQF and Strategic Collaboration

Ta’seel - We are committed to educational success In 6 years, since its start up, Ta’seel Education and Management Consultancy’s international and local consultants have perfected a unique approach, contextualized for the Bahrain educational sector. This approach...

Creating Circles for Dialogue

Creating Circles for Dialogue Happy and high-performing workplaces are finding there are Three D’s for success – Dialogue, Dialogue, and more Dialogue. The opportunity for dialogue is a key aspect of understanding and acceptance of quality improvement and...

Ta’seel, You, and the NQF: Winning Relationships

November 2017 marked three years of hard work by Ta’seel in contributing to the development of Bahrain’s National Qualifications Framework (NQF). It’s timely, then, to ask the questions: What have we achieved in that time? And what’s next? To answer the first question...

Wisdom of the ‘Wood Wide Web’

Picture the palm trees of an oasis in the desert, drawing water and scarce nutrients through their roots from a welcome pool in their midst as the hot sun beats down. Are the palm trees like social beings? Do they comprise a social network? Do they learn? Do they help...

Developing a Feeling for an Outstanding Training Session

Your vocational training institution is about to be reviewed by QQA. What is the most challenging question they will ask? Over the last seven years institutions report that developing an effective response and appropriate actions to the following question is crucial...

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