teacher training

SAIDE Newsletter Vol.21 No.2 2015

This issue of the newsletter highlights the Gauteng Primary Literacy and Mathematics Strategy, an intervention that Saide has been involved in together with the Gauteng Department of Education. A further article describes the design and development of a continuous professional development programme for teacher educators in Nigeria. An article on our African Storybook project describes a visit to one of our pilot sites in Lesotho.  Finally we introduce our new team who will be taking forward our learning technologies portfolio.

Educational Technology for Effective Teaching: A Handbook for Educators

This course on educational technology comprises of 16 units covering different aspects of educational technology as a field of study. Educational technology is a combined application of three major sciences for classroom activities. These are Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, and Managerial Sciences.

Higher Certificate Programme for Educators of the Deaf and Persons with Hearing Loss: Curriculum Framework

The HCE provides a first stepping-stone towards becoming a qualified teacher. For those who are interested, it provides a Learning Pathway into the Diploma or Degree programmes that meet the Minimum Requirements for Teacher Education Qualifications (RSA 2011).

Mathematics for Primary School Teachers

Mathematics for Primary School Teachers has been digitally published by Saide, with the Wits School of Education. It is a revised version of a course originally written for the Bureau for In-service Teacher Development (Bited) at the then Johannesburg Col

Mathematics for Primary School Teachers. Unit 6: Size and Measurement

The course is for primary school teachers (Foundation and Intermediate Phase). This unit looks at the conceptual groundwork needed for the topic of measurement and investigates some of the conservation tests for measurement concepts.

Mathematics for Primary School Teachers. Unit 5: Statistics

The course is for primary school teachers (Foundation and Intermediate Phase). In this very short introductory course on statistics, we will outline the most important terminology which is often used in statistics, we will look at ways of representing inf

Mathematics for Primary School Teachers. Unit 4: Fractions

The course is for primary school teachers (Foundation and Intermediate Phase). This unit looks at sound methods for the teaching of fractions to young learners.

Mathematics for Primary School Teachers. Unit 3: Operations

The course is for primary school teachers (Foundation and Intermediate Phase). In this unit, the four operations – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division – are discussed.

Mathematics for Primary School Teachers. Unit 2: Numeration

The course is for primary school teachers (Foundation and Intermediate Phase). This unit is designed to give you some insight into a few specially chosen ancient numeration systems.

Mathematics for Primary School Teachers. Unit 1: Space and Shape

The course is for primary school teachers (Foundation and Intermediate Phase). This unit presents an analytical approach to the study of shapes, including the make-up of shapes, commonalities and differences between shapes and a notation for the naming of