UNISA Short Course in Multigrade Teaching Methodologies and Assessment in Schools

UNISA Short Course in Multigrade Teaching Methodologies and Assessment in Schools

Short Course in Multigrade Teaching Methodologies and Assessment in Schools (76816)

 

Purpose
  • To equip teachers with specialised knowledge and skills in order to ensure effective teaching and learning in multigrade contexts
  • To equip multigrade teachers with the necessary knowledge and skills to arrange, organise instructional resources and the physical environment in order to facilitate student learning, independence and interdependence
  • To equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to plan, develop and implement instructional strategies suitable in multigrade context
  • To equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to support Foundation Phase, Intermediate Phase and Senior Phase learners in multigrade contexts.

 
 



Target group

The target groups for this training are all Foundation, Intermediate and Senior Phase teachers who are teaching in multigrade contexts.
 

Admission requirements

Senior Certificate
 

Duration

12 Months
 



Language medium

English
 

Registration periods

December – February
 

Tuition method

Distance teaching combined with 30 Hours contact tuition (four one-day interactive workshops)
 



Kind of assessment

Learners are assessed as follows:
Formative assessment:

  • Two essay-type assignment

Summative assessment 
Written examination
 

Multigrade Teaching Methodologies and Assessment in Schools (CMTMA01)
Syllabus/Content Topics
  • Conceptualization of multigrade teaching
  • Learner organization and teaching strategies
  • Creating and management of learning environment in multigrade context
  • Assessment in multigrade context
  • Curriculum adaptation and planning
  • Designing and planning of a lesson in multigrade context
  • Integrated approaches in multigrade context
  • Teacher competencies in teaching under multigrade contexts

 
 

Course leader

Dr MJ Taole BA Ed; BA Hon, MEd, PhD,
Department of Curriculum and Instructional Studies, Curriculum Design and Implementation,
Expertise: Language teacher training, Instructional techniques, Second language education, Curriculum studies, Assessment, Multigrade teaching, Foundation Phase teacher training
Office: 6-112, AJH van der Walt Building
Tel: 27 12 429-3541 Fax 086 630 9469
Cell: 084 361 1705
E-mail: taolemj@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