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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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Good work, keep it up and do the same for my colleagues. This work could help save the children of South Africa … and give them hope for a better future.

Metro South Education District: Teacher Training (February, 2014)
Metro South Education District

I learned a new language to use with my learners.

Metro Central: Training, October 2014

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)

This is an excellent programme that can benefit any learner or educator.

Metro Central (2013): Training
Metro Central Education District

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

Christel House Training, July 2014

It is a method of teaching…to establish the basic foundations or building blocks in order for children to make sense of the environment around them.  

Die Bron Primary School: Visit 1