VUT’s Dr Pierre Joubert Elected as Chair of HEC
Newly elected Chair of Higher Education Committee of SABPP: Dr Pierre Joubert
The Department of Human Resources Management is proud to announce the election of Dr Pierre Joubert to chair of the Higher Education Committee (HEC) of the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP). The HEC is primarily responsible for the accreditation of HR qualifications at Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and Dr Joubert will lead this process. As chair of the HEC, Dr Joubert will also represent all HEIs on the board of the SABPP. In response to the election, Dr Joubert expressed his appreciation for the opportunity to be exposed to HR matters at board level and says he regards it as an honour to represent the sector, despite the additional responsibilities that the position holds.
Recipient of the SABPP BTech bursary; Mr PE Sehlabaka and Dr Pierre Joubert
Meanwhile, Mr PE Sehlabaka, a BTech: Human Resources student, is the proud recipient of the SABPP BTech bursary to the value of R15 000. Dr Joubert explained that the bursary is only made available to students who are registered with the SABPP and who study at institutions accredited by the body.
In return for the bursary, Mr Sehlabaka is expected to be an ambassador for VUT and the SABPP and to participate in SABPP activities. “Mr Sehlabaka is congratulated on this well-deserved award” said Dr Joubert.