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SCHOOL MANAGEMENT   

SGB WORKSHOP – A GUIDE TO SURVIVE YOUR TIME IN OFFICE

A guide to surviving your time in office using case studies, checklists, information on roles and responsibilities, meeting procedures and protocol as well as conflict handling.

This training programme is for newly appointed parents and school members who are appointed to serve on School Governing Bodies. Taking our diverse South African context into consideration, the approach is culturally sensitive and aims to inform the SGB members of their roles and responsibilities in light of provincial and national legislation in the simplest way.

Target Audience

Principals, deputy principals, parents, teachers and RCL member

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Points 10

 

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PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS TO MANAGE BEHAVIOUR IN THE CLASSROOM

A guide to survive your time in office using case studies, checklists, information on roles and responsibilities, meeting procedures and protocol as well as conflict handling.

This training programme is for newly appointed parents and school members who are appointed to serve on School Governing Bodies. Taking our diverse South African context into consideration, the approach is culturally sensitive and aims to inform the SGB members of their roles and responsibilities in light of provincial and national legislation in the simplest way.

Target Audience

Principals, deputy principals, parents, teachers and RCL member

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Points 10

 

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STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS DISCIPLINARY PROBLEMS IN THE CLASSROOM

This workshop will assist teachers in developing effective strategies to manage discipline in their classes in a positive way.

Target Audience

Deputy principals, HODs and teachers

Duration Half day

 

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CURRICULUM PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT FOR SMT MEMBERS

This workshop will help you understand what curriculum planning and management entails, effective QA, analysing stats and meeting procedures.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • Understand what curriculum planning and management entails
  • Plan for curriculum development
  • Develop a management plan
  • Follow assessment and quality assurance procedures
  • Apply assessment and evidence principles
  • Use monitoring and modera on tools
  • Identify the different HOD files required
  • capture and analyse statistics
  • Get to know about and apply meeting procedures.

Target Audience

Deputy principals, HODs

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Points 7

 

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THE SMT AND PEOPLE RELATIONS

Improve workplace culture by learning how to deal with people, build relationships and communicate effectively.

Target Audience

All TVET lecturers and HODs

 

Duration Full Day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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THE SCHOOL-BASED SUPPORT TEAM

White Paper 6 states that all learning institutions should establish an Institutional-Level Support Team to support teachers.

This workshop will focus on the functions, roles and responsibilities of members of the ILST (SBST).

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

• Establish an ILST that is functional, supportive and lasting.

Target Audience

Members of the SBST, principals, deputy principals, HODs, subject heads, grade heads, teachers, school psychologists and school counsellor/s

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Points 7

 

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PROFESSIONAL ETHICS IN EDUCATION

Phase All phases
Duration/Timeframe Half day

 

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CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN SCHOOL

Understand the importance of attitudes, perceptions and positive behaviour during conflict handling, identify and apply the steps in the suggested conflict handling model in the workplace and future conflict situations.

Target Audience

Principals, deputy principals, HODs, subject heads, team leaders, teachers, RCL members and SGB members

Phase All phases
Duration/Timeframe 1 day
SACE PD Points 7

 

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POSITIVE CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

This workshop explains and defines diversity and identifies problems/barriers to diversity, as well as the value and benefits that may exist when dealing with diversity.

Target Audience

Principals, deputy principals, HODs, subject heads, team leaders, teachers, RCL members and SGB members

Phase All Phases
Duration/Timeframe 1 day
SACE PD Points 7

 

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DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT

 Acquire knowledge of the concepts of diversity, stereotyping, prejudice, discrimination, diversity dimensions, respect and diversity competence vs diversity awareness.

Target Audience

All TVET lecturers and HODs

Phase All Phases
Duration/Timeframe 1 day
SACE PD Points 7

 

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WHOLE SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT: ETDP-SETA ACCREDITED

Assessment in a Learning Environment (Assessor)

This course links assessment to the classroom and provides effective practices for teaching and learning.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • Plan, prepare and conduct assessment
  • Interpret and apply DBE assessment policies
  • Prepare learners for assessment and evaluate the assessment evidence
  • Discuss theoretical aspects of learning and assessment
  • Investigate and apply principles of learning and assessment practices
  • Record and report on the evidence of assessment
  • Design valid assessments that promote learning in authentic contexts
  • Provide feedback on learner performance
  • explain the value of meaningful feedback to learners a er assessment
  • Develop intervention strategies
  • Review the assessment.
  • Portfolio of Evidence to be submitted within four weeks after the last day of the course.

Target Audience

All teachers, managers in education and SESs

Duration Four days
NQF Level 5
Credits 15
NLRD No 115753
SACE PD Points 10

 

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FACILITATION IN THE CLASSROOM (Facilitator)

This course focuses on facilitator skills that will differentiate you from the traditional trainer/presenter. Learn key strategies to impart information to learners in an interesting and unforgetable way.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • Understand and master facilitation of learning
  • Plan and prepare for facilitation using a variety of methodologies
  • Determine the needs, possible barriers and diff erent learning styles of learners
  • Select the appropriate facilita on method and classroom layout for the learning outcome to be achieved
  • Prepare and deliver a structured lesson
  • Develop questioning techniques
  • Encourage co-operative learning
  • Apply a variety of strategies for group work
  • Know and apply creative classroom facilitation methods and principles
  • Ealuate facilitation and learning
  • Use learner feedback to improve teaching and learning practices.

Portfolio of Evidence:

The training for this course relies heavily on practical application and group participation, so each candidate will give a 30 minute lesson presentation on the last day as part of the Portfolio of Evidence.

Target Audience

All teachers, managers in education and SESs

Duration Four days
NQF Level 5
Credits 10
NLRD No 117871

 

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MODERATION OF OUTCOMES-BASED ASSESSMENT(Moderator)

This course deals with assessment and moderation on different levels in the education environment and provides effective practices for assessment.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of moderation with regard to the outcomes-based assessment system
  • Plan and prepare for moderation
  • Conduct moderation
  • Advise and support assessors
  • Report, record and administer moderation
  • Review moderation systems and processes.

Portfolio of Evidence to be submitted within four weeks after the last day of the course.

Target Audience

All teachers, managers in education and SESs
FACILITATOR 

 

Duration Three days
NQF Level 6
Credits 10
NLRD No 115759

 

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EFFECTIVE WRITING AND PRESENTING IN EDUCATION

This unit standard is intended to promote clear, unambiguous written and oral communication within the education environment.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • Write for specific audiences within the education environment
  • Use appropriate and clear language when planning and writing for specific workplace purposes e.g. exam papers, reports, letters, agendas and minutes of meetings
  • Edit written texts e.g. learners’/students’ work, exam papers and memoranda, worksheets, assessment tasks, school/college newsletters, reports
  • Present written information in different text formats such as graphs, tables, flow charts and diagrams and use visual, audio-visual and mul media texts (lesson/lecture, present a report to colleagues/parents).

Portfolio of Evidence to be submitted within four weeks after the last day of the course.

Target Audience

All teachers, managers in education and SESs

Duration Two days
NQF Level 5
Credits 5
NLRD No 115790

 

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 ASSESSMENT

 

TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSING ON DIFFERENY COGNITIVE LEVELS

This workshop provides a refreshing look at Bloom’s and Barre ’s Taxonomies and the Levels of Mathematical Demand where the emphasis is on asking quality questions and developing quality assessments.

Target Audience

All TVET lecturers and HODs

 

Duration Half day

 

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THE A TO Z OF ASSESSMENT

This workshop is an intensive programme that covers all aspects of college-based assessment from the use of the correct taxonomies, to questioning techniques and recording and reporting.

Target Audience

All TVET lecturers and HODs

 

Duration 1 day

 

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 INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

 

TIPS AND TRICKS TO IMPLEMENT INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

This workshop provides a refreshing look at Bloom’s and Barre ’s Taxonomies and the Levels of Mathematical Demand where the emphasis is on asking quality questions and developing quality assessments.

Target Audience

All TVET lecturers and HODs

 

Duration 2 dayS

 

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STRATEGIES FOR INCLUSION IN ASSESSMENT

This workshop will equip lecturers with the knowledge and skills that they require in order to balance promotion requirements and the students’ opportunity to demonstrate their own personal competencies.

Target Audience

All TVET lecturers and HODs

 

Duration Half day

 

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STRATEGIES TO ASSIST LEARNERS WITH BARRIERS TO READING

If a student has not mastered the skill of reading, it will impact their entire life, and their me at college will be frustrting and difficult. This workshop focuses on strategies that lecturers can use to help students with barriers to learning so as to master and improve their reading and comprehension skills. This will then develop skills that are needed to study for all kinds of tests and learn for understanding.

Target Audience

All TVET lecturers and HODs 

 

Duration Half day

 

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BUILDING BLOCKS TOWARDS AN INCLUSIVE CLASSROOM

 TARGET AUDIENCE


All TVET lecturers and HODs

Duration 1 day

 

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THE INCLUSIVE EDUCATOR

 TARGET AUDIENCE

All TVET lecturers and HOD

 

Duration 1 day or Half day

 

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 FIRST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE (FAL)

 

ENGLISH FIRST ADDITIONAL LANGAUAGE CONTENT GAP

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • interact with English FAL policies and guidelines
  • plan and manage the actual teaching and learning experience; the lesson itself
  • use clusters and subject teams to improve the quality of teaching and learning at TVET Colleges
  • manage diversity in the lecture room
  • teach, assess and moderate the topic Listening and Speaking Skills
  • acquire new ways to teach, assess and moderate the topic Reading and Viewing Skills
  • learn how to teach, assess and moderate the topic Writing and Presenting Skills
  • teach, assess and moderate Language and Communication in Practice
  • manage, plan and record assessment.

Target Audience

NQF Levels 2, 3, 4 FAL lecturers and HODs

 

Duration 4 days

 

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POETRY NEED NOT SCARE THE WITS OUT OF YOU

Learn different ways of selecting, teaching and assessing poems in an interesting and fun way.

Target Audience

NQF Levels 2, 3, 4 FAL lecturers and HODs

 

Duration Half dayS

 

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TEACHING SHORT STORIES NEET NOT BE BORING

Learn different ways of teaching and assessing short stories in an unforgetable and fun way.

Target Audience

NQF Levels 2, 3, 4 FAL lecturers and HODs 

 

Duration Half dayS

 

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ALL ABOUT THE POEM

Frazzled? Need fresh ideas? Learn innovative and efficient ways to teach literature, especially poetry.

Target Audience

NQF Levels 2, 3, 4 FAL lecturers and HODs

 

Duration Half dayS

 

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LETS'S LIGHTEN THE LOAD – FET POETRY

Learn everything you need to know about teaching poetry; from planning to assessing and enjoying every minute of it.

Target Audience

NQF Levels 2, 3, 4 FAL lecturers and HODs

 

Duration 1 dayS

 

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  TOURISM

 

FIND YOUR WAY ON A MAP – MAN AND ATLAS SKILL FOR THE TOURISM INDUSTRY

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • interact with English FAL policies and guidelines
  • plan and manage the actual teaching and learning experience; the lesson itself
  • use clusters and subject teams to improve the quality of teaching and learning at TVET Colleges
  • manage diversity in the lecture room
  • teach, assess and moderate the topic Listening and Speaking Skills
  • acquire new ways to teach, assess and moderate the topic Reading and Viewing Skills
  • learn how to teach, assess and moderate the topic Writing and Presenting Skills
  • teach, assess and moderate Language and Communication in Practice
  • manage, plan and record assessment.

Target Audience

NQF Levels 2, 3, 4 FAL lecturers and HODs

 

Duration 1 days

 

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MORE INTERESTING AND VALUABLE WORKSHOPS FOR TVET COLLEGES

 

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT

This workshop provides an introduction to conflict, a brief history of conflict handling, what conflict is, the different views of looking at conflict, the process, personal interpretations, obstacles, conflict handling profiles and styles, strategies for more effective communication, communication during conflict, effective listening, the influence of workplace culture on conflict handling and much more.

Target Audience

All TVET lecturers and HODs 

 

Duration 1 days

 

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DEMONSTRATE KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF ASSESSMENT IN A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

Examines assessment practices that are valid and appropriate for different levels of learning in different situations and aims to improve the quality of assessment practice.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

Discuss theoretical aspects of learning and assessment as a building block for demysfying assessment

Investigate and apply principles of learning and assessment practice

Design valid assessments that promote learning in authentic contexts

Explain the role and value of meaningful feedback to learners after an assessment activity and task

Apply knowledge of assessment practice to accommodate own departmental and/or institutional assessment policies.

Portfolio of Evidence to be submitted within four weeks after the last day of the course.

Target Audience

All teachers, managers in education and SESs

Duration 2 day
NQF Level 4
Credits 3
NLRD No 246529

 

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RESOURCES IN THE Classroom

TARGET AUDIENCE 

HODs, teachers, School Media Centre (library) teacher

Phase All phases
Duration Half day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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DEVELOPING AN ASSESSMENT TASK

Phase Intermediate and Senior Phases
Duration Half day

 

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ORGANISING EVENTS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS

This workshop is the solution to all your event and project management nightmares.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

• approach sponsors and donors

• choose an effective team

• budget correctly.

Target Audience

Principals, deputy principals, HODs, subject heads, team leaders, teachers, RCL members and SGB members

 

Phase All Phases
Duration Full day
SACE PD Points 7

 

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ESTABLISHING AND MANAGING A SCHOOL LIBRARY

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • create vision and mission statements for your school’s Media Centre
  • generate a budget
  • learn about and practise collection building, cataloguing, classification and processing of books
  • answer requests
  • learn about copyright, plagiarism and referencing.

Target Audience

Media Centre teachers and SMTs

Phase All Phases
Duration Available as a full or 2 days workshop
SACE PD Points Pending

 

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THE HOD/DEPUTY PRINCIPAL AND PEOPLE RELATIONS

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • create vision and mission statements for your school’s Media Centre
  • generate a budget
  • learn about and prac se collec on building, cataloguing, classification and processing of books
  • answer requests
  • learn about copyright, plagiarism and referencing.

Target Audience

Media Centre teachers and SMTs

Phase All Phases
Duration Available as a full or 2 days workshop
SACE PD Points Pending

 

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ECD 0-4 YEARS    

TEACHING AGES: BIRTH TO FOUR YEARS

A guide to survive your time in office using case studies, checklists, information on roles and responsibilities, meeting procedures and protocol as well as conflict handling.

This training programme is for newly appointed parents and school members who are appointed to serve on School Governing Bodies. Taking our diverse South African context into consideration, the approach is culturally sensitive and aims to inform the SGB members of their roles and responsibilities in light of provincial and national legislation in the simplest way.

Target Audience

Principals, deputy principals, parents, teachers and RCL member

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Points 10

 

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TEACHING AGES: BIRTH TO FOUR YEARS (ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET)

This workshop provides a refreshing look at Bloom’s and Barrett’s Taxonomies and the Levels of Mathematical Demand where the emphasis is on asking quality questions and developing quality assessments.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • understand the diff erent cognitive levels
  • apply Bloom’s Taxonomy/Barre ’s Taxonomy/Levels of Mathematical Demand
  • identify the different cognitive levels in an assessment task
  • ask questions on different cognitive levels. 

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Phase All phases
Duration Half day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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FOUNDATION PHASE LIFE SKILLS

 

PERFORMING ARTS (GET YOUR GROOVE ON)

Phase Foundation and Intermediate Phase
Duration Half day
SACE PD Points Pending

 

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LANGUAGE GRADES 1 – 12    

LANGUAGE GRADE 1-9

 

READING: TEACHING FLUENCY AND COMPREHENSION

Comprehension and classroom management of readers at the various reading stages will receive attention during this workshop, as well as moving from reading to literature. Innovative hands-on activities will provide you with the necessary strategies to develop your learners into independent readers.

Target Audience

Grades 1–9 language teachers, HODs and SESs (Contextualised per phase)

Duration Half day

 

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COMPREHENSION

Many learners read without understanding. Attend this workshop to learn how to get your learners to understand what they read.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • obtain knowledge and skills and be able to apply the seven steps involved in reading comprehension
  • gain knowledge and be able to use different strategies for each of the seven steps that will assist the learners’ comprehension skills.

Target Audience

All Grades 4–9 teachers, HODs and SESs (Contextualised per phase)

Duration Half day

 

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CREATIVE WRITING

This workshop provides foolproof strategies to teach creative wri ng skills to your learners.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • understand and be able to apply the shared writing technique
  • understand and be able to apply the substitution strategy to build sentences
  • learn how to use a writing frame when teaching learners to write a transactional text
  • understand and be able to apply the writing process as prescribed by CAPS Intermediate Phase.

Target Audience

Grades 4–9 language teachers, HODs and SESs (Contextualised per phase)

Duration Half day

 

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PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT–THREE STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL FAL TEACHING

Learn how to incorporate three easy steps into your planning and presentation of work to make sure that First Additional Language learners are guided in the acquisition and use of a new language.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • learn how to incorporate three easy steps into your planning and presentation of work
  • ensure that First Additional Language learners are guided in the acquisition and use of a new language
  • ensure that the learner is learning the language correctly.

Target Audience

Grades 4–9 FAL teachers, HODs and SESs (Contextualised per phase)

Duration Half day
SACE PD POINTS 5

 

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MOVING FROM MOTHER TONGUE TO LANGUAGE OF LEARNING AND TEACHING (LOLT)

This workshop will give teachers specific guidance on how to introduce their learners to English in a structured manner and according to the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements so that learners are completely fluent and competent readers in both their mother tongue and in English.

Target Audience

All Grades 4–9 teachers, HODs and SESs (Contextualised per phase)

 

Duration Half day

 

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LANGUAGE GRADE 10 – 12

 

DON'T FEEL BLUE – WE HAVE LITERATURE GUIDELINES FOR YOU

 By a ending this workshop, you will learn and understand ways of approaching the different genres, apply skills in researching and approaching the different genres, apply effective teaching methodology and guide learners towards loving and appreciating literature.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • identify the important characteristics of the different genres and apply literary jargon
  • be empowered and approach texts with enthusiasm and empathy
  • learn to overcome me constraints in the literature classroom and choose the right genre to benefit the learners in your school.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 language teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Duration Half day
SACE PD POINTS 5

 

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TEACHING VISUAL LITERACY

Learners are probably much more techno-savvy and visually-literate than you … but they don’t have the critical skills needed to resist the preferred messages of texts. This means that they could end up being hapless victims of a consumerist culture. In this workshop you will learn how to convert your learners into critical thinkers.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 language teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Duration Half day

 

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ALL ABOUT THE POEM

This workshop is all about having fun with poetry! Use empathy when teaching poetry, set contextual questions on a poem using Barre ’s Taxonomy, tackle a poetry essay (Home Language) and learn about some useful electronic resources.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 language teachers, HODs and SESs 

 

Duration Half day
SACE PD POINTS 5

 

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POETRY FET

Poetry need not scare the wits out of you.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 language teachers, HODs and SESs 

 

Duration Half day
SACE PD POINTS 5

 

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MATHEMATICS GRADES 4 – 9

 

HINTS AND TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL PROBLEM SOLVING

The hardest thing about solving word problems is taking the English words and translating them into Mathematics. This requires reading and comprehending the text of the problem. Follow the problem solving steps provided in this workshop to gain innovative ways to apply your mathematical skills.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • integrate problem solving in the classroom culture based on the five content areas and in accordance with the CAPS cognitive level requirements
  • impart problem solving skills to teachers based on reasoning, logical thinking, application of knowledge, critical, lateral and creative thinking in order to teach learners how to solve problems in daily life
  • expose teachers to the different strategies that could be used when solving mathematical problems, resulting in improved self-confidence and positive attitudes towards problem solving
  • understand the importance of Mathematics as a powerful tool that can be used to solve a variety of problems in the technology, sciences, medicine, business and finance industries.

Target Audience

Grades 4–9 Mathema cs teachers, HODs and SESs (Contextualised per phase)

 

Duration 2 Hours

 

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MATHEMATICS GRADE 7 – 9

 

PROBABILITY

This workshop provides practical ideas on teaching Probability to Senior Phase learners, mainly focusing on methodology and assessment.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • teach the various concepts on the topic Probability using practical methodologies
  • use practical ideas to assess Probability topics using current and effective assessment practices
  • use hands-on techniques to set quality tasks in Probability with different grades
  • effectively transfer your understanding of assessment related concepts to your learners.

Target Audience

Grades 7–9 Mathema cs teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration 2 Hours

 

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MATHEMATICS GRADE 10 – 12

 

TEACHING EUCLIDEAN GEOMETRY IN THE FET PHASE

MTC has looked at the misconceptions and have come up with adequate teaching tips to help you help your learners understand triangles, circles and parallelograms.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • solve problems and prove riders using the proper es of parallel lines, triangles and quadrilaterals
  • identify similar, congruent and equiangular triangles
  • prove and apply similarity, propor onality and Pythagorus theorems
  • prove the cyclic theorems
  • generate ratios from similar triangles
  • answer questions related to equiangular and similar triangles
  • answer questions related to similarity, proportionality and Pythagorus theorems
  • identify different quadrilaterals and triangles
  • answer questions using quadrilaterals and triangles
  • use and answer questions involving cyclic quadrilaterals
  • know and use circle geometry with all converse theorems.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 Mathema cs teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Duration 1 Day
SACE PD POINTS 10

 

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TEACHING FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS IN FET PHASE

This workshop provides a comprehensive guide on how to teach Financial Growth and Decay as well as Annuities, mainly focusing on application and the use of the correct formulae.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • learn how to work effectively with simple and compound interest and decay
  • calculate interest rates that are compounded in different me periods
  • understand the difference between effective and nominal rates and know how to calculate them
  • explain how to calculate using the compound interest formula
  • understand annuities and bond payments and know how the formulae must be used
  • know what a sinking fund is and know what types of calculations are required.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 Mathema cs teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Duration 1 day
SACE PD POINTS 10

 

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TEACHING FUNCTIONS AND GRAPHS IN FET PHASE

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • describe the effects of changing the parameters a, p and q in changing the shape of graphs, making graphs narrower or wider, and shifting them up or down and horizontally
  • use the technique of plotting multiple graphs to demonstrate the effects of changing the parameters a, p and q
  • draw graphs when given the values of a, p and q
  • sketch graphs of the inverses of the straight line, parabola and exponential graph
  • state restrictions on the domain of the original function for the inverse to be a function too.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 Mathema cs teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Duration 1 day
SACE PD POINTS 10

 

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SOLVING TRIANGLES IN THE FET PHASE

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

develop confidence in using the trigonometry facts and rules to solve triangles

teach solving triangles to Grades 10, 11 and 12 learners

differentiate between different cognitive levels of questions for evaluation of the section

set test or exam questions for different cognitive levels for solving triangles.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 Mathema cs teachers, HODs and SESs  

 

Duration 1 day
SACE PD POINTS 10

 

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PROBABILITY

This new topic currently poses a challenge to teachers and learners; this workshop covers all the concepts in a clear and exciting way. It deals with Exclusive and Complementary events, Independent and Dependent events, the Product Rule, Tree and Venn Diagrams and the Fundamental Counting Principle.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 Mathema cs teachers, HODs and SES

 

Duration 1 day

 

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STATISTICS

This workshop covers the core concepts of collecting, analysing, interpreting and representing data in different methods and forms. The calculations and graphical representations are dealt with in detail.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 Mathematics teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration 1 day

 

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THE SCIENCES GRADES 4 – 12     

TECHNOLOGY GRADE 4 – 9

 

GETTING INTO GEAR

Learn everything about gears, construct your own gears and build a toy containing a gear in this workshop.

Target Audience

Grades 4–9 Technology teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration Half day

 

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MOVING WITH WHEELS AND AXLES

This workshop focuses on constructing wheels and axles.

Target Audience

Grades 4–9 Technology teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration Half day
SACE PD POINTS 5

 

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REINFORCING AND JOINING TECHNIQUES

This workshop looks at various methods of joining materials.

Target Audience

Grades 4–9 Technology teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration Half day

 

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TEACHING FUNCTIONAL GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION – GETTING YOUR DRAWING TO TALK

This workshop focuses on technical drawing for Grades 4–6 and 7–9.

Target Audience

Grades 4–9 Technology teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Duration Half day

 

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TECHNOLOGY GRADE 7 – 9

 

MAGNETIC CRANE – GRADE 7 MINI PAT

 

This workshop provides a step-by-step guide to constructing one of the mini PATs in Technology.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • recognise the different types of magnets
  • conduct experiments to find out which substances stick to a magnet
  • conduct tests to determine which metals are a racted to a magnet, and which are not
  • demonstrate a simple electric circuit with an energy source (cell), switch, conductor and a light bulb or buzzer
  • sketch the circuit showing how to use component symbols
  • make a simple circuit as demonstrated
  • draw the circuit using correct symbols for components
  • make a simple electromagnet by winding insulated copper wire around an iron nail
  • write a design brief with specifications and constraints for a crane with an electromagnet
  • use an electrochemical cell, a switch, a light bulb, a ‘soft’ iron core and a long length of insulated copper wire to make an electromagnet
  • make a model crane with a crank-and-pulley system which will carry the electromagnet
  • develop a rubric to evaluate the models of other teams.

Target Audience

Grade 7 Technology teachers, HODs and SESs 

Duration 1 day
SACE PD POINTS 10

 

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SUPER STRONG GEAR – GRADE 8 MINI PAT

This workshop provides a step-by-step guide to constructing one of the mini PATs in Technology.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • understand gear systems and their concepts (counter rota on, idler, velocity ra o, force mul plica on)
  • calculate mechanical advantage (MA) in levers and gears
  • represent gear systems graphically using circular templates and/or pair of compasses
  • write a design brief
  • draw sketches showing gear systems
  • use an isometric projection using simple instruments
  • conduct a system analysis for a bicycle gear system
  • analyse a mechanical system by breaking it into input-process-output
  • plan a mechanical system to produce a specific output
  • draw the shaft headgear using a 3-D isometric drawing of the selected design giving dimensions and drawn to scale
  • make a 2-D working drawing showing one or more views with dimensions and lines
  • prepare a realistic budget
  • build a working scale model using safe working practices.

Target Audience

Grade 8 Technology teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration 1 day
SACE PD POINTS 10

 

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CLEVER MACHINES – GRADE 9 MINI PAT

This workshop provides a step-by-step guide to construc ng one of the mini PATs in Technology.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • experiment with two different sizes of syringes linked by a tube and filled with hydraulic fluid (water)
  • experience force transfer with either force multiplication or division
  • conduct action research
  • conduct investigations about the hydraulic press (including simple calculations) and the hydraulic jack
  • do practical investigations using a single wheel fixed pulley to change the direction of pull (MA = 0)
  • do practical investigations using a single wheel moveable pulley to change the direction of pull (MA > 0)
  • do practical investigations using a pulley block system (block and tackle) to determine the relationship between loadbearing ropes on moveable pulley wheels and mechanical advantage (mul plica on)
  • find out about the following mechanical control systems: ratchet and pawl, disc brake, bicycle brake, cleat
  • successfully lead learners as they find out about the interactions of the following:

        – Bevel gears of equal size – axis of rota on 90°

        – Bevel gears of unequal size – axis of rota on 90°

  • note velocity/force relationships

        – Rack-and-pinion gear system as found on automatic gates and steering racks

        – Worm gear system for large reduction in speed and increase in force

  • make a prototype/working model.

Target Audience

Grade 9 Technology teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Duration 1 day
SACE PD POINTS 10

 

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GEOGRAPHY GRADE 7 – 12

 

INNOVATIVE WAYS TO TEACH AND ASSESS MAP SKILLS

This workshop looks at basic map skills and how to teach and assess in a fun, but memorable way.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • be empowered to help your learners develop representational insight
  • develop your learners’ map skills so that they perform better in assessments
  • use innovative methods to teach map skills
  • develop a map skills toolkit that can be used even if resources are limited.

Target Audience

Grades 7–9 Geography teachers, HODs and SESs 

 

Duration 1 day

 

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REMOTE SENSING AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) FOR CAPS

This workshop provides teachers, in particular those teaching Geography, with practical background knowledge of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), thereby enabling them to deliver these topics within the CAPS curricula to their learners.

The workshop is a practical workshop that will combine lectures, demonstrations and practicals to introduce the different topics.

Outcomes of Workshop

DAY 1:

  • Remote Sensing for CAPS

        – Types of sensors, passive vs active

        –  Spectoral, spatial and temporal resolution

  • Practical: Paper GIS task for classroom use and case studies linked to curriculum
  • Practical: Landsat imagery manipula on (visualisation for application).

DAY 2:

  • GIS for CAPS
  • Practical: Working with topographical maps and aerial photography in QGIS
  • Demonstration: Cartography – How to produce a map using various layers in GIS. A classroom exercise (local school data project)
  • Application of GIS and Geoprocessing
  • Practical: Spatial query and buffering exercise in QGIS for use in the classroom. Portfolio assessment.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 Geography teachers, HODs and SESs

 

 

Duration 2 days (GIS power workshop can be done separately in 1 day)

 

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NATURAL SCIENCES GRADES 4 – 9

 

USING THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD AND DESIGN PROCESS EFFECTIVELY

This workshop focuses on the difference between the scientific method and design process, how to implement these processes correctly and practically. A short practical look at design processes for Technology and the scientific method of investigation for Natural Sciences.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • get to grips with Natural Sciences and Technology in the Intermediate Phas
  • learn about the major processes and design skills necessary to successfully teach and learn Natural Sciences and Technology
  • learn how to successfully integrate Natural Sciences and Technology
  • simulate the Scientific Method of Investigation
  • simulate the Technological Process
  • assess the Intermediate Phase successfully.

Target Audience

Grades 4–9 Natural Sciences and Technology teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Duration 1 days
SACE PD POINTS 10

 

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LIFE SCIENCES 10 – 12

 

HUMAN IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT, GENETICS, EVOLUTION

Upgrade your knowledge, skills and conceptual understanding of genetics. Learn about different methodologies to be used in the various education contexts, as well as plan lessons and assessments on different cognitive levels, including diversity, reflection and progression.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 Life Sciences teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Duration 3 days

 

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PHYSICAL SCIENCES 10 – 12

 

CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM

This workshop covers the concepts as they would be understood by learners in the classroom. It focuses on all aspects of this topic including the theory, Kc calculations and the graphs and interpretation thereof.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 Physical Sciences teachers, HODs and SESs 

 

Duration 1 day

 

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ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

This interesting and informative workshop covers all the aspects where learners could be experiencing misconceptions and provides teachers with solutions to such challenges. The prescribed electricity practical and the calculations are intensely covered and provide teachers with many worked examples and explanations thereof to take back to the class.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 Physical Sciences teachers, HODs and SESs 

 

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Points 10

 

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NEWTON'S LAWS INCLUDING UNIVERSAL GRAVITATION

 Join us on an interesting journey as we cover Newton’s three laws of motion and his Law of Universal Gravitation.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 Physical Sciences teachers, HODs and SES

 

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Points 10

 

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THE QUANTITATIVE ASPECTS OF CHEMICAL CHANGE

This dynamic workshop covers mole ratios, balancing equations, molecular and formula masses, as well as the basic and complex calculations.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 Physical Sciences teachers, HODs and SESs 

 

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Pointsa 10

 

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WORK,ENERGY AND POWER

This topic is covered from the basics to the challenging aspects, i.e. Work = F.∆xcos, potential energy and kinetic energy, the conservation of mechanical energy, the component of forces and forces on an incline. The work-energy theorem, conservative and non-conservative forces are also covered.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 Physical Sciences teachers, HODs and SESs 

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Points 10

 

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CAPS TRAINING GRADES 4 – 12     

 

FACE THE CHANGES IN EDUCATION WITH CONFIDENCE

Understand the structure and content layout of the CAPS, the subject specific changes, and learn how to implement CAPS in this workshop.

Target Audience

All Grades 10 and 11 teachers and HODs (Contextualised per grade)

 

Duration Half day

 

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GET INTO THE STARTING BLOCKS

Plan for next term according to CAPS requirements per subject and per grade. Follow eight steps to ensure good teaching and learning practice.

Target Audience

All teachers and HODs (Contextualised per grade)

 

Duration Half day

 

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LTSM MAKES CAPS EASY

This workshop focuses on understanding the structure and content layout of the CAPS, content topics and how LTSM can assist you in implementing the CAPS.

Target Audience

All Grades 10 and 11 teachers and HODs (Contextualised per grade) 

 

Duration Half day

 

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TECHNICAL SUBJECTS     

 

HOSPITALITY STUDIES

TARGET AUDIENCE

Hospitality studies teachers

 

Duration Half day

 

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ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS

TARGET AUDIENCE

Teachers of technical school subjects

 

Duration Half day

 

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LANGUAGE GRADES 1 – 12    

ASSESSMENT

 

TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSING ON DIFFERENT COGNITIVE LEVEL

This workshop provides a refreshing look at Bloom’s and Barrett’s Taxonomies and the Levels of Mathematical Demand where the emphasis is on asking quality questions and developing quality assessments.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • understand the diff erent cognitive levels
  • apply Bloom’s Taxonomy/Barre ’s Taxonomy/Levels of Mathematical Demand
  • identify the different cognitive levels in an assessment task
  • ask questions on different cognitive levels. 

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Phase All phases
Duration Half day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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ANALYSE AND INTERPRET DATA

This comprehensive workshop deals with all aspects of assessment in the Intermediate Phase and will enable delegates to plan and carry out effective assessment according to the requirements set out by the Department of Education.

Target Audience

Grade 4–9 teachers, SMTs and SESs

Duration 2 days

 

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FEEDBACK TO THE LEARNER

TARGET AUDIENCE

All teachers and SMTs

Phase All phases
Duration Half day

 

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ESTABLISHING FUNCTIONAL PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES / GROUPS (PLCs)

Phase All phases
Duration Full day
SACE PD Points 30

 

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COOPERATIVE LEARNING - NO HITCHHIKING, NO SOCIAL LOAFING

TARGET AUDIENCE

All teachers and HODs 

 

Phase All phases
Duration Half day
SACE PD Points Pending

 

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MENTORING AND COACHING

Create a mentoring and coaching culture in your institution, learn the different models of mentoring and coaching and how to start a mentoring and coaching plan and the benefits thereof. 

Target Audience

All TVET lecturers and HOD

Phase All phases
Duration Full day
SACE PD Points 7

 

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READING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

This workshop will provide simple strategies for lecturers who are not trained in teaching reading to enhance their students’ ability to read the materials relating to their subjects efficiently and with comprehension. 

Target Audience

All TVET lecturers and HODs

Phase All phases
Duration Half day

 

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RESOURCES

In this workshop, participants will consider the different types of resources available, and how these are suited for different activities. They will determine their own teaching style and consider their students’ learning styles, and how these factors affect the use of resources in the lecture room. They will also look at using resources such as textbooks, dictionaries and the internet creatively and appropriately. 

Target Audience

All TVET lecturers and HODs

Phase All phases
Duration Half day

 

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POLICY FORMULATION WORKSHOP FOR SMTs AND/OR SGBs

Phase All phases
Duration Full day
SACE PD Points 10

 

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eLEARNING / ICT

 

BASIC TABLET TRAINING

This workshop focuses on beginner, intermediate and advanced use of the tablet.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • Learn the basics of using a tablet
  • Learn about network connec vity (15 min)
  • Understand the mo ons and usability features
  • Learn how to personalise your tablet 
  • Learn how to connect with other devices
  • Learn about eBooks
  • Learn about Apps. 

Target Audience

Teachers

Phase Generic
Duration Three days

 

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eLESSON PLANNING THE SMART WAY

Integrate technology into your lesson planning.

Target Audience

Teacher

Phase Generic
Duration  ½ day

 

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GET THE BEST FROM YOUR eBOOKS

Basic Tablet Training – Workshop 2

Tablet functions – getting to grips with Apps (Intermediate).

Target Audience

Teachers

Phase Generic
Duration ½ day

 

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GET TALKING WITH SOCIAL NETWORKING

This workshop focuses on how to use social networking as a teaching and communication tool in your school and class.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • Become more aware of the advantages and disadvantages of social media
  • Recognise the nega ves of social media for learners
  • Recognise the posi ves of social media for learners
  • Interact with various social media pla orms
  • Plan and design a blog
  • Navigate Twitter
  • Surf YouTube
  • Interact with Facebook and create your own class group

Target Audience

Teachers who wish to do more with social media in their teaching and learning

Phase Generic
Duration ½ day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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MANAGE THE CHANGE TO eLEARNING


This workshop will show you how to implement change, manage change, sustain change and motivate teachers to change to eLearning.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • Initiate the change
  • Develop a strategy for change
  • Motivate your staff and colleagues
  • Implement the change
  • Recognise and assign roles in change management
  • Sustain the change
  • Recognise the importance of how and what the school measures in order to indicate success
  • Understand how teacher and learner performance is evaluated and improved
  • Implement a rewards and recogni on system.

Target Audience

School managers, lead teachers

Phase Generic
Duration Three hours
SACE PD Points 5

 

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MANAGE AN eCLASSROOM

Basic classroom management skills related to the digital classroom.

Target Audience

Teachers

Duration Half day

 

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CYBER SAFETY

This workshop provides you with the knowledge to guide parents and learners about pos ng safely online, using social networking sites and about cyberbullying.

Outcomes of Workshop

  • This workshop will enable you to:
  • Understand the dangers of posting online
  • Advise parents and learners about pos ng online
  • Have a good understanding of cellphone safety
  • Advise parents and learners about cellphone safety
  • Understand what cyberbullying is
  • Advise parents and learners about cyberbullying
  • Understand the dangers of social networking
  • Advise parents and learners about posting safely on social networking sites.

Target Audience

Generic, teachers and parents

Phase Generic
Duration ½ day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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BLENDED LEARNING

Learn about the most popular blended learning models and participate in activities designed in those models.

Outcomes of Workshop

  • This workshop will enable you to:
  • Recognise the six models of blended learning
  • Understand why blended learning is worth it
  • Plan a blended learning lesson
  • Choose the device that best suits your blended learning program.

Target Audience

Teacher

Phase Generic
Duration ½ day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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APPSOLUTELY FUN TEACHING WITH APPs

This workshop introduces you to the best APPs currently available for use in the classroom.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • Get to know the benefits of using mobile applications in education
  • Learn about Apps for different purposes
  • Select a suitable App for your class
  • Critically evaluate content-based mobile Apps
  • Interact with various Apps.

Target Audience

Teachers who wish to enhance their teaching and learning experience by using Apps to perform certain activities

Phase Generic
Duration ½ day

 

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PRESENTATIONS AT THE NEXT LEVEL

Exciting slide presentations to make your lessons exciting.

Target Audience

Teachers: beginner level

Phase Generic
Duration ½ day

 

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eFASHION TRENDSETTERS (Habits of highly effective teachers)

What do effective eTeachers do that make them successful?

Target Audience

Teachers

Phase Generic
Duration ½ day

 

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GOING DIGITAL - TAKING THE FIRST STEP

Setting up and implementing a project plan to go completely digital in your school.

Target Audience

Schools who wish to implement eLearning

Phase Generic (school managers and ICT champions)
SACE PD Points 10
Duration 1 day

 

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BRIDGING THE GAP - (eLearning introduction to tablets and eBooks)

eLearning introduction to tablets and eBooks.

Beginner tablet training.

Target Audience

Teachers at the beginner stage of implementing eLearning

Phase Generic (school managers and ICT champions)
Duration  ½ day

 

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Grade R

SCHOOL READINESS - BUILDING BLOCKS TO SCHOOL READINESS

Grade Grade R
Duration Half day

 

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SCHOOL READINESS - SENSORY MOTOR DEVELOPMENT

This workshop will assist early childhood professionals with a variety of teaching ideas which will help the sensory development of a child. 

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • better understand sensory motor development
  • understand the different domains of sensory motor development
  •  understand the difference between fine motor and gross motor development
  • understand the importance of the motor development acvities
  • establish a baseline of knowledge of the motor development skills
  • understand how the fine and gross motor development forms part of the Grade R syllabus in prepara on for school readiness
  • acquire skills to further enhance the use of the motor skills in the Grade R classroom
  • recognise the value of the child being ready for formal schooling
  • reflect on your own teaching and assessment.

Target Audience

Grade R prac  oners and HODs

 

Grade Grade R
Duration Half day

 

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SCHOOL READINESS - VISUAL, AUDITORY AND SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT

This workshop explores acvities which will enhance the development of the child’s visual, auditory and spatial development. 

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • understand visual, auditory and spa al development
  • understand the diff erent domains of visual, auditory and spa al development
  • understand the diff erence between visual, auditory and spa al skills
  • understand the importance of visual, auditory and spa al development ac vi es
  • establish a baseline knowledge of visual, auditory and spa al development skills
  • understand how visual, auditory and spa al development form part of Grade R in prepara on for school readiness
  • acquire skills to further enhance the use of visual, auditory and spa al skills in the Grade R classroom
  • implement an integrated approach towards visual, auditory and spa al development
  • recognise the value of the child being ready for formal schooling
  • reflect on your own teaching and assessment.

Target Audience

Grade R practitioners and HODs

 

Grade Grade R
Duration Half day

 

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SCHOOL READINESS - COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

This workshop will assist early childhood professionals with a variety of teaching ideas which will help the sensory development of a child. 

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • understand cognitive development
  • understand the different domains of cognitive development
  • understand the difference between language and mathema cal emergent skills
  • understand the importance of the cognitive development acivites
  • establish baseline knowledge of the cogni ve development skills
  • understand how cogni ve development forms part of the Grade R syllabus in prepara on for school readiness acquire skills to further enhance the use of the cogni ve skills in the Grade R classroom
  • implement an integrated approach towards language and mathema cal development
  • recognise the value of the child being ready for formal schooling
  • reflection your own teaching and assessment.

Target Audience

Grade R practitioners and HODs

 

Grade Grade R
Duration Half day

 

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EFFECTIVE GRADE R CLASSROOM

Teachers are guided to develop a classroom where distractions are minimised, access to resources are maximised and synergy is developed between the lesson plan and the classroom layout. 

 Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • establish a baseline knowledge of the Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS)
  • understand the Integrated Daily Programme
  • recognise and apply the correct terminology within the Grade R classroom
  • understand and apply the requirements of each play area within the Grade R classroom
  • uilise specific resources within the various play areas in a crea ve way
  • understand and implement proper rota on within the daily programme of focus and side activites
  • plan lessons to cater for differen a on in the classroom
  • understand and implement the correct Grade R classroom layout
  • recognise the value of the playroom towards holis c development of the child
  • interact with the Grade R play areas
  • understand and implement the Grade R activity rings
  • develop a classroom where distractions are minimised, access to resources are maximised and synergy is developed between the lesson plan and the classroom layout.

Target Audience

Grade R practitioners and HODs

Target Audience

Grade R practitoners and HODs

Grade Grade R
Duration Half day

 

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AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO THE DAILY PROGRAMME

This workshop will assist early childhood professionals with a variety of teaching ideas which will help the cognitive development of a child.

 Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • better understand the Integrated Daily Programme
  • apply the requirements per play area in the Grade R classroom
  • use specific resources to enhance the Daily Programme
  • implement proper rota on within the Daily Programme of focus and side acvities
  • recognise the value of the integrated approach towards the holistic development of the child
  • reflect on your own teaching and assessment.

Target Audience

Grade R practitioners and HODs

 

 

Grade Grade R
Duration Full day

 

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BE ON THE BALL - LEARN TROUGH PLAY

Grade Grade R
Duration Half day

 

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FOUNDATION, INTERMEDIATE AND SENIOR PHASE WORKSHOP

GAPS IN CAPS – HOME LANGUAGE

This workshop provides a balanced language approach to teaching a home language. The focus of this workshop is on Listening and Speaking, Reading and Phonics and Writing and Handwriting.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • become more knowledgeable on the CAPS requirements for all the components of HL
  • teach Listening and Speaking in a crea ve and effective way
  • apply the methodology of teaching Shared Reading to improve the fluency and comprehension of learners
  • develop the learners’ vocabulary by using a variety of activities and teaching tools
  • establish ability groups for Group/Guided Reading and encourage improvement of learner competency
  • follow the processes of Pre-reading, During-reading and Post-reading to highlight the comprehension strategy
  • teach Phonics effectively using the balanced reading approach
  • integrate language structure and use with the teaching of the other language components
  • use a variety of strategies and tools to develop the creative writing skills of the learners
  • confidently do formal and informal assessment at the right me with the right tools
  • use the CAPS compliant DBE workbooks for all the subjects effectively.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Points 15

 

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GAPS IN CAPS–ENGLISH FAL

This workshop provides a balanced language approach to teaching English First Additional Language. It focuses on Listening and Speaking, Reading and Phonics and Writing and Handwriting.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Points 15

 

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GAPS IN CAPS–MATHEMATICS

This workshop will assist you in understanding how to teach the different topics and know which mathematical strategies to teach in each grade.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SES

 

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Points 15

 

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GAPS IN CAPS–LIFE SKILLS

This workshop aims to help you understand the four study areas that the subject Life Skills in the Foundation Phase (Grades R–3) has been organised into: Beginning Knowledge, Personal and Social Well-Being, Creave Arts and Physical Education.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Points 15

 

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GAPS IN CAPS–ASSESSMENT

This workshop will help you understand how to assess learning so as to be able to measure what has been achieved.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration 1 day
SACE PD Points 15

 

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GAPS IN CAPS–GENERIC

Provide teachers with a clear understanding and implemention of the CAPS curriculum.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration Half day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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CAPS MADE EASY

This workshop is a short introduction to the CAPS curriculum.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration Half day

 

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PLAN AND ASSESS WITH SUCCESS(PUTTING CAPS INTO ACTION)

This workshop is a short introduction to the CAPS curriculum.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration Half day

 

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COMPREHENSION

A balanced language approach which integrates all other language areas and helps teachers develop effective comprehension teaching strategies.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • obtain knowledge and skills and apply the seven steps involved in reading comprehension
  • become knowledgeable on, and be able to use different strategies for each of the seven steps.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Duration Half day

 

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CREATIVE WRITING

This workshop provides a balanced language approach which provides teachers with a toolkit to implement teaching strategies for Creative writing.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • understand and be able to apply the shared writing technique
  • understand and be able to apply the substitution strategy to build sentences.
  • learn how to use a writing frame when teaching learners to write a story.
  • understand and be able to apply the writing process as prescribed by CAPS foundation phase.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SES

Duration Half day

 

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FUNTASTIC FAL FORMULA

This workshop provides a balanced language approach which provides teachers with a toolkit to implement teaching strategies for Creative writing.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • understand and be able to apply the shared writing technique
  • understand and be able to apply the substitution strategy to build sentences.
  • learn how to use a writing frame when teaching learners to write a story.
  • understand and be able to apply the writing process as prescribed by CAPS foundation phase.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SES

Duration Half day

 

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FIRST STEPS IN TEACHING READING

This workshop will give you clear, easy and innovative guidance about teaching reading in the Foundation Phase step by step, starting with phonemic awareness and moving through reading strategies to understanding of text.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Duration Half day

 

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 BALANCED LANGUAGE APPROACH

 

BASIC INGREDIENTS: PHONICS(Balanced Language Approach Workshop 1)

 This workshop gives an exciTIng look at how to teach Phonics.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration Half day

 

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TREASURES IN MATHEMATICS – DIVISION DIXIE

Division is splitting into equal parts or groups. It is the result of ‘fair sharing’. This workshop is a step-by-step guide into introducing division in the Founda on Phase. 

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Phase Foundation Phase, Mathematics
Duration Two hours
SACE PD Points 5

 

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SHAPE GALORE: 2–D, 3–D AND SYMMETRY

 

 This workshop focuses on working with 2-D and 3-D shapes.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration Two hours

 

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TREASURES IN MATHEMATICS – FANCIFUL FRACTIONS

A fraction simply tells us how many parts of a whole we have. Let’s have fun with fractions. 

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Phase Foundation Phase, Mathematics
Duration Two hours
SACE PD Points 5

 

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TREASURES IN MATHEMATICS – FUN COUNT

In this workshop you will explore various counting strategies to make counting effective and fun for learners. 

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Phase Foundation Phase, Mathematics
Duration Two hours

 

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TREASURES IN MATHEMATICS - MAGIC MUlTIPLY

This workshop takes a look at repeated addition leading to multiplication through problem solving. 

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Phase Foundation Phase, Mathematics
Duration Two hours
SACE PD Points 5

 

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TREASURES IN MATHEMATICS - MASS MOMENTS (Measurement)

This workshop focuses on exploring mass using real objects. 

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Phase Foundation Phase, Mathematics
Duration Two hours

 

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TREASURES IN MATHEMATICS - GIVE AND TAKE

This workshop explores addition and subtractioon.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Phase Foundation Phase, Mathematics
Duration Two hours

 

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TREASURES IN MATHEMATICS - SECURE PLACE VALUE

In our decimal number system, the value of a digit depends on its place, or position, in the number. Explore numbers in this workshop.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Phase Foundation Phase, Mathematics
Duration Two hours
SACE PD Points 5

 

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TREASURES IN MATHEMATICS - SHAPES GALORE

This workshop focuses on working with 2-D and 3-D shapes.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Phase Foundation Phase, Mathematics
Duration Two hours

 

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TREASURES IN MATHEMATICS–SPEEDY DISCOVERIES: MENTAL MATHS

This workshop will explore exciting and hands-on ways to teach Mental Mathematics.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Phase Foundation Phase, Mathematics
Duration Two hours

 

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TREASURES IN MATHEMATICS – TICK-TOCK TIME

This workshop provides a fun way to work with  me.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Phase Foundation Phase, Mathematics
Duration Two hours

 

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FUNTASTIC FAL FORMULA

This workshop provides teachers with knowledge and skills to teach a fi rst addi onal language with success.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Grade Grade 3
Duration Half day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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CAPS FIRST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE

Grade Grade 1
Duration Half day

 

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USING NEWSPAPER IN THE LITERACY CLASSROOM

TARGET AUDIENCE

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Grade Grade 1 - 3
Duration Half day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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INDIGENOUS STORY BOOKS IN THE LITERACY CLASSROOM

TARGET AUDIENCE

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Grade Grade 1 - 3
Duration Half day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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GET INTO THE STARTING BLOCKS (CAPS TRAINING)

TARGET AUDIENCE

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Grade Training per phase: FP,IP, SP, FET
Duration Half day

 

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Grade Grade 1 - 3

 

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ONE POT WONDERS: SIGHT WORDS & VOCABULARY

How, when and why do we teach sight words and vocabulary? This workshop addresses these important questions.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Grade Grade 1 - 3
Duration Half day

 

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YUMMY READING ROAST: SHARED, GROUP-GUIDED AND INDEPENDENT READING

This workshop focuses on how to use Shared Reading and Group/Guided Reading to improve the reading skills of learners in different grades.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Grade Grade 1 - 3
Duration Half day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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COMPREHENSION CASSEROLE

(Balanced Language Approach Workshop 4)

his workshop will show you how to assist learners with their comprehension ability and improve overall literacy.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Grade Grade 1 - 3
Duration Half day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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 THE PROOF IS IN THE PUDDING – CREATIVE WRITING 

(Balanced Language Approach Workshop 5)

This workshop will present you with the skills needed to apply the balanced language approach’s writing process as prescribed by CAPS Foundation Phase.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Grade Grade 1 - 3
Duration Half day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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FOUNDATION PHASE MATHEMATICS

PROBLEM SOLVING

This workshop provides teachers with the necessary skills to set, teach and use problem solving acvities effectively.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • understand the role of the teacher when teaching problem solving
  • know how to set appropriate word problems
  • differentiate between problem types
  • use different strategies to solve problems
  • build confidence by solving problems.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

 

Grade Grade 1 - 3
Duration Half day

 

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Foundation Phase Languages

Reading Coaches (Discover the diamond in reading, coaching and life-long learning)

Grade Grade 1 - 3
Duration Five days

 

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A-Z of Assessment in the Foundation Phase

This workshop will help you understand how to assess learning to measure what has been achieved.

Target Audience

Grades 1–3 teachers, HODs and SESs

Grade Grade 1 - 3
Duration Full day

 

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WHOLO SCHOOL DEVElOPMENT WORKSHOPS

ESTABLISHING AND MANAGING A FUNCTIONAL ILST/SBST

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • create vision and mission statements for your school’s Media Centre
  • generate a budget
  • learn about and prac se collec on building, cataloguing, classifi ca on and processing of books
  • answer requests
  • learn about copyright, plagiarism and referencing.

Target Audience

Media Centre teachers and SMTs

Duration Full Day
SACE PD Points 7

 

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THE PRINCIPLES OF LEADERSHIIP AND MANAGEMENT

Identify your personal leadership style, learn effective problem solving and strategic planning and apply change management skills.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • understand the difference between leadership and management
  • identify your own leadership style
  • comprehend the roles and responsibili es of a principal/deputy principal/HOD
  • understand what it means to be professional
  • learn how to compose effective teams
  • use your team for effective problem solving
  • develop a strategic plan using a SWOT analysis
  • apply change management skills
  • understand the importance of ethics.

Target Audience

Two versions: one for principals and deputies, and one for the SMTs or HODs

Duration Full Day
SACE PD Points 10

 

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THE REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL OF LEARNERS(RCL) AND TEACHER LIAISON OFFICER (TLO) WORKSHOP

This fun, interactive workshop covers an array of topics such as:

  • meeting protocols
  • writing proposals
  • navigating the school management system
  • liaising and consulting with adults at the school
  • informa on on the protocol at School Governing Body meetings
  • educating the learner cons tuency about the role and responsibilities of the RCL
  • honing leadership skills
  • handling conflict effectively.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • learn the procedures, roles and responsibilities of an RCL member
  • become equipped to implement roles and responsibilities effectively within a school community
  • participate actively and function effectively as RCLs and TLOs within a school community.

Target Audience

RCL execu ves, RCL learners (all grades), Teacher Liaison Officer (TLO) and SMT members

Duration 2 Full Days
SACE PD Points 15

 

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SCHOOL POLICY: INTERNAL POLICY DEVELOPMENT

This fun, interactive workshop covers an array of topics such as:

  • meeting protocols
  • writing proposals
  • navigating the school management system
  • liaising and consulting with adults at the school
  • informa on on the protocol at School Governing Body meetings
  • educating the learner cons tuency about the role and responsibilities of the RCL
  • honing leadership skills
  • handling conflict effectively.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • learn the procedures, roles and responsibilities of an RCL member
  • become equipped to implement roles and responsibilities effectively within a school community
  • participate actively and function effectively as RCLs and TLOs within a school community.

Target Audience

RCL execu ves, RCL learners (all grades), Teacher Liaison Officer (TLO) and SMT members

Duration 2 Full Days
SACE PD Points 15

 

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TIME MANAGEMENT

We all get the exact same 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 52 weeks a year. So, why is it that some people seem to be able to accomplish so much more with their me? By a ending this workshop, you will learn effective time management techniques to help improve your focus, be more productive, have a better work/life balance, and reduce stress and anxiety.

Target Audience

Deputy principals, HODs and teachers

Duration Half Day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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PLAIN SAILING TO A FUNCTIONAL SCHOOL ASSESSMENT TEAM (SAT)

Let us help you establish and maintain a func onal School Assessment Team.

Target Audience

All teachers, SMTs, SAT members and SESs

Duration Full Day
SACE PD Points 7

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 Inclusion

TIPS AND TRICKS TO IMPLEMENT INCLUSIVE Education(Contextualised for different phases)

This workshop provides practical, easy to implement ways in which teachers can accommodate ALL learners in their classroom by making just a few small changes in the way they teach and assess.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • understand that emotion is a part of inclusion
  • idenfy the most important elements and building blocks needed to implement inclusive education practices in the classroom
  • reflect critically on your own perspectives and that of others with regard to inclusion
  • develop a broad understanding of the critical issues needed to be in place in a classroom within an inclusive education approach
  • apply the theory provided on inclusive education in the classroom
  • apply teaching strategies/practices for curriculum differentiation
  • develop appropriate interven on strategies.

Target Audience

Teachers, SMTs, SBSTs and SES

Duration Full Day
SACE PD Points 7

 

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STRATEGIES FOR INCLUSION IN ASSESSMENT

This workshop will equip teachers with the knowledge and skills that they require in order to balance promotion requirements and the learner’s opportunity to demonstrate their own personal competencies

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • recognise the importance of inclusion in South African schools
  • understand and apply the principles of assessment and how they impact an inclusive classroom
  • determine barriers to learning, level of functioning and participation to determine support needs
  • develop empathy with learners who have barriers to learning
  • use various strategies to differentiate assessments for learners with barriers to learning
  • 0plan different types of alternative assessment
  • adapt their class assessment to accommodate learners’ various learning modalities
  • understand the importance of compiling the relevant informa on for a learner’s applica on for concessions.

Target Audience

Teachers, SMTs, SBSTs and SESs

 

Duration Half day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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STRATEGIES TO ASSIST LEARNERS WITH BARRIERS TO READING

This workshop will equip teachers with the knowledge and skills that they require in order to balance promotion requirements and the learner’s opportunity to demonstrate their own personal competencies

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • recognise the importance of inclusion in South African schools
  • understand and apply the principles of assessment and how they impact an inclusive classroom
  • determine barriers to learning, level of functioning and participation to determine support needs
  • develop empathy with learners who have barriers to learning
  • use various strategies to differentiate assessments for learners with barriers to learning
  • 0plan different types of alternative assessment
  • adapt their class assessment to accommodate learners’ various learning modalities
  • understand the importance of compiling the relevant informa on for a learner’s applica on for concessions.

Target Audience

Teachers, SMTs, SBSTs and SESs

 

Duration Half day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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Curriculum Planning and Management for HODs

This workshop will help you understand what curriculum planning and management entails, eff ec ve QA, analysing stats and mee ng procedures.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • understand what curriculum planning and management entails plan for curriculum development
  • develop a management plan
  • follow assessment and quality assurance procedures
  • apply assessment and evidence principles
  • use monitoring and moderation tools
  • identify the diff erent HOD files required
  • capture and analyse statistics
  • get to know about and apply meeting procedures.

Target Audience

Deputy principals, HODs

Duration Full Day
SACE PD Points Pending

 

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FET Poetry: All About the Poem; No Trouble

Poetry need not scare the wits out of you.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 language teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration Half Day
SACE PD Points 5

 

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How to teach the different genres: Don’t Feel Blue; We Have Literature Guidelines for You

By attending this workshop, you will learn and understand ways of approaching the different genres, apply skills in researching and approaching the diff rent genres, apply effective teaching methodology and guide learners towards loving and appreciating literature.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • identify the important characteristics of the different genres and apply literary jargon
  • be empowered and approach texts with enthusiasm and empathy
  • learn to overcome me constraints in the literature classroom and choose the right genre to benefit the learners in your school.

Target Audience

Grades 10–12 language teachers, HODs and SESs

Duration Half Day
SACE PD Points5 5

 

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The Management and Leadership Responsibility of the SMT

A comprehensive workshop where you will learn how to lead and manage people and processes at your school. Some of the responsibilities that you will learn about include resource management, quality assurance, planning interventions and conducting class visits.

Outcomes of Workshop

This workshop will enable you to:

  • lead and manage people and processes
  • learn the importance of me management
  • manage and control resources
  • learn about quality assurance
  • plan interventions
  • communicate effectively
  • conduct class visits.

Target Audience

HODs, subject heads and deputy principals

Duration Full Day
SACE PD Points 7

 

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