Special Schools Conference 13 May 2017
- Published: 18 April 2017 18 April 2017
NAPTOSA members (teachers, management staff, therapists and psychologists) employed at special schools are invited to attend
NAPTOSA Special School Conference
to be held on
Saturday, 13 May 2017,from 08:00 to 13:00
at School of Achievement (Germiston).
Join NAPTOSA on 13 May 2017 for another special Conference. As we have limited space available, the conference is open only to educators (including therapists and psychologists) employed at special schools. We unfortunately cannot accommodate educators from full-service or ordinary schools.
We have applied for 4 Clinical CEUs (Level 1) for therapists, counsellors and psychologists attending the conference. All educators will acquire 5 CPTD points (SACE points) for attending the conference.
The conference programme is made up of 2 plenary sessions and one session consisting of eight (8) electives. Every person attending the conference must register prior to the conference and indicate on the booking form which elective he/she wishes to attend in session 2. Please refer to the programme for details about the electives.
Download the programme and registration - see below
The registration fee is R140 per member and R280 per non-member attending. The fee is payable on or before Monday, 8 May 2017. Please note that booking is essential.
- Please note that travel and accommodation arrangements and costs are the responsibility of individuals/schools.
Download the programme and registration:
pdf pdf Special Schools Conference programme and booking form (338 KB)
Word (Zipped) archive Special Schools Conference programme and booking form (49 KB)
Professional Development Programme Term 2 (2017)
- Published: 28 March 2017 28 March 2017
NAPTOSA (Gauteng) Professional Development Programme Term 2 (2017)
The Term 2 Programme runs from 2 May to 8 June 2017
The term 2 NAPTOSA professional development programme once again offers more than twenty topics for teachers to choose from, which include curriculum related issues as well as personal development and interpersonal relationship issues.
Booking is essential
Download the programme and booking form: pdf Professional Development Term 2 NAPTOSA Gauteng 2017 (156 KB)
Read more about the Term 2 Programme
Learning through play
- Published: 14 March 2017 14 March 2017
Learning through playing: launch of online training for Early Childhood Development and the Foundation Phase,
DBE Media Statement
Extract from the DBE Media Statement
Implemented by the Department of Basic Education in partnership with UNICEF, the LEGO Foundation and Cotlands Learning Around You is an innovative online training, accredited with the South African Council of Educators (SACE), that will equip 150,000 professionals to effectively implement play-based learning based on the National Curriculum Framework. The initial testing phase has been completed and it goes live today at www.playsa.org.
The Council for Education Ministers (CEM) launched this free p.l.a.y. on-line in-service training programme, with the aim to provide in-service training to 42,000 early childhood development practitioners, 23,000 Grade R educators and 85,000 Grade 1 to 3 educators over the next two years.
Read the full DBE Statement: Click here
Click on the link www.playsa.org Click on “About” and “Terms” before registering