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Northern Cape Project (Phase 1, 2019-2020): Visit Two, John Taolo Gaetsewe

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: 41

Number of District Officials: 3 (JTG) + 3 (Frances Baard)

Number of Provincial Officials: 1

Number of Volunteers: 3

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.

Practical demonstration of mediation. Louis is an excellent mediator and it really helped to see it demonstrated. Loved the dedication, enthusiasm and firm belief in worth of BC approach to learning. I really think you opened our eyes to new methods of promoting learning and especially development of language.

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

'I can actually see results from using some of the ideas I got during the training.'

 

Central Training 2012

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

Christel House Training, July 2014

‘The trainer was very good and it was refreshing to be part of a workshop that can actually make a difference in the lives and minds of learners.’ (Metro North, 2010)

Teacher Feedback

Training was out of this world. I would definitely recommend this training to everyone ...

Christel House Training, July 2014

It helps learners to think and forms (the) foundation for reading, writing and mathematics.

Metro South Education District: Training (January, 2013)