Tag Archives: Teacher/self development

UCT’s Short Courses offered to Sophakama Teachers

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Our School Management, Curriculum and Teacher Support Programme has been making solid progress, in collaboration with UCT’s School Development Unit (SDU). After engaging with all stakeholders, ranging from the Principal to Grade 7 learners, the UCT team presented their recommendations to the school. The support and further development of teachers was one of the report’s […]

New and improved Brainboosters embraced by Sophakama!

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Brainboosters is an interactive programme designed to equip South African educators in Early Childhood Development and to show parents of Grade 1 learners how to stimulate early brain development. The programme has been embraced by educators around the country and has shown significant improvements in the Maths and English of Grade 1 learners. The Brainbooster […]

UCT Visits Sophakama Assembly!

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As part of the School Management, Curriculum and Teacher Support Programme, our partner, UCT’s School Development Unit (SDU) observes a school assembly. This is an element of their ‘case study’ of observations, interviews and focus groups. Patti Silbert from UCT returned to Sophakama Primary School on Friday 17 August, after an initial three-day visit, to observe […]

Workshop no 3 for self and team development programme! We are making progress!

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Our third workshop for the Self and Team Development Programme was held on 18 August at the Rogz offices in Montague Gardens, with the whole School Management Team (SMT). The team participated in an honest and enthusiastic manner and the session was characterised by open discussions and input by all team members.  All the SMT members […]

Self and Team Development SMT feedback sessions completed!

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The Self and Team Development programme continues to gain momentum. Bryan Opert, the Quantum Growth consultant, completed his last 2 feedback sessions with the School Management Team (SMT) members on 13 June 2017. The 1 hour individual sessions were based on questionnaires completed by each team member (8 SMT members in total).  Bryan used the […]