The School of Education hosted an annual 'Masifunde ditale’ Literacy Association of South Africa (LITASA) conference with SoE Director, Prof Cathy Kell, as Conference Chairperson. Over 300 delegates shared vibrant, thought-provoking presentations and discussions on the theme of multilingualism and literacy.
Pre-service teachers attend digital sandpits to prepare to teach 21st century learners using digital tools. Learning in sandpits is fun, safe, playful and creative - resulting in discovery of the potential of technologies to transform pedagogy.
Pre-service science teachers in a Science Lab as part of STEM. STEM is an interdisciplinary and applied approach that prepares teachers to teach in four specific disciplines in schools — science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
A PGCE Foundation Phase strategic planning meeting with a specific focus on reviewing the aims of foundation phase teacher education, its values and principles and current challenges as well as opportunities facing the programme was held in June. In attendance were two alumni who made input from their lived experience of the curriculum.