Materials

Basic Concepts Programme Materials

The materials have been specially designed for the programme. They have been carefully selected to assist with the enhancement of cognitive development in younger children.

The Basic Concepts Programme Materials include: -

  • Cognitive Tool Kit + Picture Set
  • Mediator Manual

 

 

Material Contents & Purchase Options

Thank you for introducing me to this "life skill". It is wonderful that there is also an online, interactive, support system with resources available. 

Metro Central Training: Western Cape Education Department (October, 2015)

Strategies to help teachers to support learners to think, as well as thinking about how thinking occurs and what the gaps might be.

Open Public Training, Cape Town (2013)
BCP Short Course, UCT (June 2013)

I was very happy about my development on this course… often as teachers we do not pay attention to detail, but because of Basic Concepts I was aware of the lack of language use in my class. I am now using a different approach with my learners and being aware of the small details that make a big change in the way I teach and learners learn. Thank you for this eye opening course.

Schools Improvement Initiative, UCT (June 2013)
 INTSHAYELELO PRIMARY

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

Pixley Kaseme: Training Sessions 1+2

Thank you Louis for you dedication and enthusiasm. We need our teachers to be enthused with a love of children and a passion for mediating to our learners. God Bless.

Metro Central (2013): Training
Metro Central Education District

I found all aspects of the course very effective.  I now have a very good understanding of how to teach all the concepts.  I am going to be more specific and detailed when I teach. I need to research and plan my basic concepts lessons ...

Ikwezi: Schools Development Unit, July 2014