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Training Workshops For Mediators Of The Basic Concepts Programme

Training workshops for mediators of the Basic Concepts Programme© are open to educators, educational therapists and parents. Training is of a high standard and fully equips participants to implement the BCP within a supportive framework. Much of the training is experiential, utilising methodologies such as group work, learner demonstrations and role playing.

Basic Concepts Online Training

In this course participants are provided with a detailed overview of the Basic Concepts Programme (BCP) and its main components. The participants are exposed to the rationale and main theoretical principles of the programme.  The importance of developing a higher order language for learning is discussed as well as its relationship to the child's conceptual and cognitive development. Participants will also be given detailed information on how to build on their knowledge beyond the course and how to become a Mediator of the Basic Concepts Programme.

Build Your Own Training

Institutions and private groups of 5 or more can build their own training to become mediators of the Basic Concepts Programme©. This allows the flexibility to build a unique training focusing on the needs of the institution or group.

Mentor Training

Learn how to support Basic Concepts Programme© mediators implementing the programme for the first time. (Only open to experienced certified mediators of the BCP.)

 

 

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Die Basiese Konsepte Program het my self vertroue weer op gebou. My taal gebruik en my manier van dinge doen het ook verander. Ek is baie bly en gelukking om deel uit te maak van die Basiese Konsepte Program.

Pixley Kaseme: Training Sessions 1+2

Goals and objectives were clear, easy to grasp and manageable.  The enthusiasm and energy with which the course was presented made for an enjoyable 3 days!  

Open Public Training, 2015 (Cape Town)

Ek waardeer alles wat Dr Louis ons geleer het. Daar is soveel dinge wat ek nie geweet het nie, bv. hoe om ons kinders te help leer. You are a star, thank you for your time. 

Pixley Kaseme: Training Sessions 1+2

The BCP focuses on the learner… where the teacher acts as a mediator, prompts to access logical thinking and develops language.

Metro Central: Training, October 2014

Louis I salute you. I am empowered by the presentation. Never a dull moment even though the weather was hot. I've already implemented the programme with my learners.

Metro Central Training: Western Cape Education Department (February, 2016)

I realize that children need to know their basic concepts so that they can develop understanding of the content of the curriculum.

Metro South Education District: Teacher Training, May 2014