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2020 Macmillan Education SA Courses to Earn CPTD Points

Professionally developed Professional Development

Macmillan Teacher Campus is a SETA accredited professional teacher training unit. Courses and workshops are developed by subject specialists with the objective being to empower, motivate and guide educators – whilst providing a learning pathway for continued professional development.

A wide range of curriculum aligned workshops are on offer – tailor-made and catered specifically for the individual school’s needs.

Here are a few of the exciting 2020 courses available for schools:

TIPS AND TRICKS TO IMPLEMENT INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

2 Days | 7 SACE PD Points | Teachers, SMTs, SBSTs and SES

  • Understand that emotion is a part of inclusion I
  • dentify the most important elements and building blocks needed to implement inclusive education practices in the classroom 
  • Reflect critically on your own perspectives and that of others with regard to inclusion 
  • Develop a broad understanding of the critical issues needed to be in place in a classroom within an inclusive education approach 
  • Apply the theory provided on inclusive education in the classroom 
  • Apply teaching strategies/practices for curriculum differentiation 
  • Develop appropriate intervention strategies

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USING DIFFERENTIATED TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT IN THE CLASSROOM

1 Day

  • Review the categories of barriers to learning in the South African context 
  • Learn to differentiate your teaching and assessment 
  • Create an environment that supports differentiation 
  • What you need to know in order to differentiate 
  • Tips to differentiate learning content 
  • Tips to adapt resources 
  • Three steps in planning a differentiated lesson 
  • Plan diff erent types of alternative assessment

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STRATEGIES TO ASSIST LEARNERS WITH BARRIERS TO READING

Half Day | 5 SACE PD Points | Teachers, SMTs, SBSTs and SESs

  • Understand the process of learning to read 
  • Identify where the learner is in the process 
  • Analyse specific concepts of reading where the learner is having difficulty 
  • Apply different strategies to assist the learner with barriers to learning to improve their reading abilities 
  • Adapt and include different reading and comprehension strategies in your everyday teaching 
  • Design and plan fun reading activities for all the learners in your classroom in order to create a love for reading

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STRATEGIES FOR INCLUSION IN ASSESSMENT

Half Day

  • Recognise the importance of inclusion in South African schools 
  • Understand and apply the principles of assessment and how they impact an inclusive classroom 
  • Determine barriers to learning, level of functioning and participation to determine support needs 
  • Develop empathy with learners who have barriers to learning 
  • Use various strategies to differentiate assessments for learners with barriers to learning 
  • Plan different types of alternative assessment 
  • Adapt their class assessment to accommodate learners’ various learning modalities 
  • Understand the importance of compiling the relevant information for a learner’s application for concessions

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