UNISA Short Course in Functional School Governing Bodies, Parent and Stakeholder Partnership

UNISA Short Course in Functional School Governing Bodies, Parent and Stakeholder Partnership

Short Course in Functional School Governing Bodies, Parent and Stakeholder Partnership (76821)

 

Purpose

On completion of the s course students will:



  • Explain what theSGBs, Parent and stakeholder partnerships entail and describe its importance;
  • Know who members of SGBs, stakeholders and parents are in schools’ context and their function and responsibilities
  • Apply concepts, skills and processes relating to School Governing Bodies, school management and leadership, Parent and stakeholder partnerships
  • Show knowledge oflegal frameworks and theories pertaining to SGBS

 
 

Target group

School governing bodies, School Management Team, parents and community at large
 

Admission requirements

Senior certificate
 



Duration

One Year
 

Language medium

English
 

Registration periods

December- February of each year after approval
 

Tuition method

Blended
 

Kind of assessment

Learners are assessed as follows:



  • Formative assessment:
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Long and Short questions
  • Summative assessment:
  • Written Examination

 

Functional School Governing, Parent and Stakeholder Partnerships (FSGBPP1)
Syllabus/Content Topics

UNIT 1
Concept clarification: Governance, School governing bodies, Management, leadership, Volunteerism, Partnership, Parenting, Parent involvement, Budgeting, school discipline
 
UNIT 2
 
Legal Frame works; South African Context
 
UNIT 3
School discipline and decision- making: Approaches and theories
 
UNIT 4
 
Management of school finances, physical and human resources
 
UNIT 5
Caring for the children we share
 
UNIT 6
Practice of Parent Involvement
 
UNIT 7
Parenting and Communication
 
UNIT 8
Parents’ volunteers
 
UNIT 9
Partnership between schools and communities
 

 

Course leader

Dr SJ Mohapi
BA; BA (Hons); M.Tech; PhD (Education Management and Policy studies))
Centre for continuous professional teacher and community education and training
Expertise: School governance, Management , assessment, Continuous professional development, project coordination and policy studies
Office: 7-032, AJH van der Walt Building
Tel: 27 12 429-6883 Fax: 27 12 429-6956
E-mail: mohapsj@unisa.ac.za
 

Programme administrator(s)


Lynette Ramango
Centre for Continuous Professional Teacher and Community Education and Training
Office: 7-016, AJH Van Der Walt Building
Tel: 012 429 4627
Fax: 012 429 4800 / 086 548 9968
E-mail: ramanml@unisa.ac.za