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Metro Central Training: Western Cape Department of Education 2014

Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 08:30 to Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 16:00

Target Group: Grade R, Grade 1, and Learning Support Teachers

Number of participants: 25

Dates: 15 + 22 February 2014 + 8 March 2014

Note: Training is open to teachers from Metro Central only.

For more information: Contact Thandiwe Klaas (see email address below).

The Basic Concepts Programme is basically the same as Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development. It is a way of teaching… it gives individuals a way to structure their thinking and reasoning. 

Mitchell's Plain Primary School, November 2015

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

We were taught the theory as well as the practice.  I now feel confident to start to implement the programme with my class and even with my nieces and nephews.

Mitchell's Plain Primary School, November 2015

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)

Presentation was well organized and clear. The lecturer explained extensively about the content of the course. The programme should be implemented by all Foundation Phase teachers and be recognized by government. The BCP is CAPS aligned.

Schools Improvement Initiative, UCT (June 2013)
INTSHAYELELO PRIMARY

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