October 2016 News

Monthly magazine with articles written by members of our Network, stories of encouragement, news from various projects, training opportunities, needs for specific resources, prayer requests and items to be thankful for
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Bringing change

Last week we facilitated a further workshop on behaviour management at a primary school in collaboration with ‘City Celebration’.  The workshop helped the staff to consider: appropriate sanctions for learner’s negative behaviour strategies to minimise disruption tools in dealing with negative behaviour By the end of the workshop the staff had decided on an action plan to bring about the changes they want to see.  The plan includes establishing a behaviour management committee...
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Developing skills in context

How much more do you enjoy learning or practicing a skill     when it is in context? Over the last few months the reading volunteers we are working alongside have developed skills to support children to read unknown words using two strategies – phonics and high frequency words – with the focus being the reading of individual words. Shared reading - where a class of children read a book with an adult - allows children to practice decoding unknown words in a context, with the support of a skille...
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Collaboration

On Wednesday we facilitated a workshop on behaviour management at a primary school in collaboration with ‘City Celebration’. ‘City Celebration’ is a creative and professional organization which uses dance to impact the lives of children and young adults in and around Durban. They work alongside the school where the workshop was facilitated on a regular basis and desire to see children find a sense of belonging, build social and confidence skills, receive creative movement classes and have fun in...
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