Course Category: Curriculum Matters

These courses will assist and guide teachers in improving teaching and learning in their classroom. They address a variety of curriculum matters across ages, subjects and types of schools. They are suitable for all teachers.

An Introduction to Teaching a Second Additional Language (IIAL)

This course takes a look at different approaches to take when implementing a second additional language effectively in the classroom, more specifically Foundation Phase. The Incremental Introduction of African Languages (IIAL) requires learners in South African to learn a second additional African language, and this course is designed to assist South African teachers to understand …

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Moderation for Team Leaders

Moderation is one of the most important processes in a school or educational institution. It ensures the quality of the teaching, learning and assessment processes. Moderation should be carried out continuously in conjunction with all of the curriculum processes. This course is designed for all educators wishing to learn more about an effective moderation process. …

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Giving Effective Feedback

This course provides managers and leaders with essential skills so that they are able to give effective feedback to motivate and empower their staff and build a more effective team. It also provides guidance on giving feedback to parents.  Course Outline Feedback and mentorship Why is giving effective feedback so difficult?  Understanding stages of teaching How to …

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Developing Effective Rubrics

This course is designed for all teachers to understand the importance of an effective rubric and guides teachers through the process of creating a rubric that meets all cognitive levels and assesses the learners’ true ability. A rubric can be one of the most powerful assessment tools to assess a learner’s true ability, provided it is constructed …

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Early Literacy Development

This course provides an introduction to early literacy development, why it is so important and how teachers can promote and develop these essential skills for their learners. Course Outline Introduction to early literacy  Oral language Emergent reading & writing Play for literacy development  Songs & rhymes for literacy  Reading & stories Emergent writing A literacy rich environment  …

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Curriculum Management

Management of a school can be a very challenging task.  At the heart of this management process is the management of the curriculum.  Although the curriculum content is prescribed, there are so many other important aspects.  This course looks at how to effectively plan for and implement any curriculum in a school.  It provides a …

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