Winter School for Teacher and Researchers 2017 | Download Invite

Date:  11 July – 14 July 2017
Venue: Funda UJabule School – Soweto Campus of UJ 
Theme: Classroom practice and research in the primary school

COURSES
  • Teachers as classroom action researchers
  • Teaching skills for motivation and interest in a school subject
  • Developing children’s scientific literacy and Inquiry based science teaching
  • Listening comprehension and different languages
  • Integrating Maths and Science vocabulary in the classroom
  • Developing assessment tools for reading and writing in STEM education
  • Using stories in mathematics teaching
  • Diagnostic assessment of learners’ early number concept
  • Executive functions and working memory in early learning
  • Introduction to psychometric testing
  • Measuring progress in learning: An analytical overview of data in post 1994 South Africa
  • How can teachers use data from large-scale reading research?
More information available from Delia Arends: cepr1@uj.ac.za


Registration form

Registration cost per day or for the full winter school supplied upon request
CEPR Winter School Registration Form 2017



Programme

WINTER SCHOOL FOR TEACHERS AND RESEARCHERS
11 - 14 JULY 2017

 

TIMEDAY 1: TUESDAY 11 JULY 2017
08:00 – 08:30Registration and Morning tea/coffee

Foyer
08:30 – 09:00Welcome – Prof Nadine Petersen

Venue: Lecture Hall 1
09:00 – 12:00Session 1a - Teachers as classroom action researchers – part 1

Venue: Lecture Hall 1

Reetta Niemi

Viikki School & Helsinki University
12:00 – 12:55Break
13:00 – 16:00Session 1b

Venue: Lecture Hall 1

Teachers as classroom action researchers – part 2

Reetta Niemi & Anni Loukomies

Viikki School & Helsinki University
 

TIMEDAY 2: WEDNSEDAY 12 JULY 2017
08:30 – 08:55Registration and Morning tea/coffee

Foyer
09:00 – 12:00Session 2

Venue: Lecture Hall 1

Teaching skills for motivation and interest in a school subject

Anni Loukomies

Viikki School & Helsinki University
12:00 – 12:55Break
13:00 – 16:00Session 3

Venue: Lecture Hall 1

Foundation phase learners' intuitive theories of science phenomena and STEM vocabulary in the primary school

Francois Naude & Elizabeth Henning

University of Johannesburg
 OR
13:00 – 16:00Session 4

Venue: Lecture Hall 2

Using stories in mathematics teaching

Nicky Roberts

University of Johannesburg and Kelello Consulting
 

TIMEDAY 3: THURSDAY 13 JULY 2017
08:30 – 08:55Registration and Morning tea/coffee

Foyer
09:00 – 12:00Session 5

Venue: Lecture Hall 1

Practical use of assessment data in the classroom

Roelien Herholdt

JET Education Services
 OR
09:00 – 12:00Session 6

Venue: Lecture Hall 2

Executive functions and working memory in early Learning

Caroline Fitzpatrick & Lara Ragpot

St. Anne's University, Canada; University of Johannesburg
12:00 – 12:55Break
13:00 – 16:00Session 7

Venue: Lecture Hall 1

Diagnostic assessment of learners' early number concept

Hanrie Bezuidenhout

University of Johannesburg
 OR
13:00 – 16:00Session 8

Venue: Lecture Hall 2

How can teachers use data from large-scale reading research?

Nompumelele Mohohlwane

Department of Basic Education
 

TIMEDAY 4: FRIDAY 14 JULY 2017
08:30 – 08:55Registration and Morning tea/coffee

Foyer
09:00 – 12:00Session 9

Venue: Lecture Hall 1

Measuring progress in learning: An analytical overview of data in post 1994 South Africa

Carol Nuga

Department of Basic Education
 OR
09:00 – 12:00Session 10

Venue: Lecture Hall 2

Listening comprehension and different languages

Sonja Brink

North West University & Hekpoort Laerskool
 



Winter School for teachers and researchers: 11 July – 14 July 2017


Theme: Classroom practice and research in the primary school

 
Presenters
 
Reetta Niemi (Viikki School & Helsinki University)
Teachers as classroom action researchers (2 sessions)
 
Anni Loukomies (Viikki School & Helsinki University)
Teaching skills for motivation and interest in a school subject
Developing children’s scientific literacy and Inquiry based science teaching
 
Sonja Brink (North West University & Hekpoort Laerskool)
Listening comprehension and different languages
 
Elizabeth Henning (University of Johannesburg)
Integrating Maths and Science vocabulary in the classroom
 
Francois Naude (University of Johannesburg)
Interviews with foundation phase learners about their intuitive theories of science phenomena
 
Nicky Roberts (University of Johannesburg and Kelello Consulting)
Using stories in mathematics teaching
 
Hanrie Bezuidenhout (University of Johannesburg)  
Diagnostic assessment of learners' early number concept
 
Caroline Fitzpatrick & Lara Ragpot (St. Anne's University, Canada; University of Johannesburg)
Executive functions and working memory in early learning
 
Roelien Herholdt (JET Education Services)
Introduction to psychometric testing
 
Carol Nuga (Department of Basic Education)
Measuring progress in learning: An analytical overview of data in
post 1994 South Africa
 
Nompumelelo Mohohlwane (Department of Basic Education)
How can teachers use data from large-scale reading research?