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Northern Cape Project (Phase 1, 2019-2020): Visit Two, Pixley Kaseme

Monday, May 27, 2019 - 08:00 to Friday, May 31, 2019 - 16:00

Second Visit to the Project:

The overall purpose of the visit is to extend and deepen the project that was initiated in February 2019.

The teachers will receive another two days of training and be exposed to the third and fourth conceptual domains of the programme: Size and Position.
 
Refer below for more details about the forthcoming training.
 

Date: 27 + 28 May 2019

Time: 8:00 - 16:30

Place: To be determined

Number of teachers: 44

Number of District Officials: 1

Number of Provincial Officials: 1

Number of Volunteers: 2

Support and mentoring visits to the teachers will be initiated immediately after the training on the 29th to the 31st of May.

The main purpose of the visit is to assist teachers with the application of the new domains inside their classes as well as to motivate the newly trained teacher-mediators.

The visits will be lead by district and provincial officials as well as by the project team leaders.

Community volunteers will accompany the class visitors on their mentoring visits - they will continue to receive on-site training to provide additional support to the teachers.

The teachers will resume with the systematic implementation of the programme and the conceptual domain of Shape after the visit.

See programme for visit in documents below.

The sessions were clear, informative, exciting, well presented, practical, logical and relevant to the context of teaching young learners.

Metro Central, October 2013

The workshop was very educative and an eye-opener. These are things that we usually just take for-granted.

Kwena Basic Education Trust

It is a method of teaching…to establish the basic foundations or building blocks in order for children to make sense of the environment around them.  

Die Bron Primary School: Visit 1

Before the workshop I thought (that) I knew how to teach or introduce my lessons, but now I know that I was not doing justice to my learners. I took them for granted ... as if (they would) very easily understand my instructions.

Metro South Education District: Teacher Training (January, 2013)

Very informative. Very well presented. Very good use of visual aids.

Thinking Stars: Teacher Feedback From Training, August 2014

Basic concept is about improving teaching methods, language and the learning processes of our learners.

Pixley Kaseme: Training Sessions 1+2