Archive for September, 2016

Inscape Education Group Online Teachers Conference, pre-registrations are now open.

| September 14, 2016 | 1 Comment
Inscape Education Group Online Teachers Conference, pre-registrations are now open.

According to www.southafrica.info, the government’s newest strategy for turning education around is known as “Action Plan to 2014: Towards the Realisation of Schooling 2025”, which aims to improve learning and the work of teachers. Action Plan 2014 includes the new CAPS curriculum focussing on literacy and numeracy, the introduction of standardised assessments of grade three, […]

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Inscape Education Group Online Teachers Conference

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Inscape Education Group Online Teachers Conference

pre-registrations are now open.

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Spring 2016 edition now online

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Spring 2016 edition now online

All articles from the spring, 2016 edition reproduced online.

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Feuerstein Method giving Bellavista learners the chance to excel

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Feuerstein Method giving Bellavista learners the chance to excel

It’s all well and good for schools decide to be “thinking” schools and deploy useful programmes that provide “hangers” on which to “scaffold” their intention to develop higher order thinking skills, but what are they doing about developing the underlying cognition to use in a metacognitive learning curriculum or approach? The Feuerstein Instrumental Enrichment (IE)1 […]

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Every girl in school for every period

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Every girl in school for every period

By Anita Shapiro Daniella Zinanni, aged 12 years, a student at Elkanah House in Cape Town in the Western Cape, has been nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize.1 In 2014, Zinanni went on an outing to a few schools in the community of Blouberg, where Elkanah House is situated. The aim of this visit […]

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Thinking made visible

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Thinking made visible

By Margarita Nichas Upon graduating from university, the average young English teacher is (as I was) enthusiastic and committed to changing the world by motivating each learner to achieve their highest potential, believing that education can change the lives of every young person almost immediately. And thus begins the journey. The only problem, of course, […]

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