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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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I had an idea what the course would be like, but it was much more than what I had expected.

Metro Central Training: WCED (February, 2015)

The BCP is the best place to start for learners with limited vocabulary and for closing the vocabulary gap.

Christel House Training, July 2014

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)

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

Metro Central, October 2013

'It was well run... Knowledge gained priceless. It taught me vital strategies in the teaching model for optimal learning and understanding to take place.' (Metro Central, 2012)

 

Teacher Feedback About Training (2012)

Thank you very much for the training. We learnt so much from you and how to run the programme... This was interesting and we really enjoyed it.

Kwena Basic Education Trust