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  • Assessment for Learning: Using Learners' Test Data for Professional Development in the Foundation Phase

    The purpose of this course is to help you as a mathematics teacher to use information (data) from the assessment of learners’ work to improve teaching and learning in your classroom. The five units show you how to become more aware of the errors your learners make, how to understand these errors and the misconceptions that may have caused them, as well as how to plan lessons and assessment...

  • Assessment for Learning: Using Learners' Test Data for Professional Development.

    This five unit course is intended for mathematics teachers who work / teach in primary schools. The approach taken in the course can also be used in secondary school mathematics teaching but the mathematics content in the course activities is for grades 3 to 7.   The purpose of this course is to help you as a mathematics teacher to use information (data) from the assessment of learners...

  • Cracking the Code to Educational Analysis: a 22 Video Series, Freely Available on YouTube

    Wayne Hugo, author of  /Cracking the Code to Educational Analysis/ (Pearson Education South Africa, 2013) has produced a video series that introduces the essentials of his book and provides practical examples.  In his own words: "The idea behind the book and this series of videos is to enable anyone to learn the basics of educational analysis by asking 10 questions that get to the heart of...

  • Educational Technology for Effective Teaching: A Handbook for Educators

    This course on educational technology comprises of 16 units covering different aspects of educational technology as a field of study. Educational technology is a combined application of three major sciences for classroom activities. These are Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, and Managerial Sciences. 

  • Guidelines for Teaching Numeracy: Foundation Phase

    This programme provides Grade 1, 2 and 3 educators with: * a progression of appropriate activities that introduce young learners to the basic mathematical understanding, knowledge and skills that they should develop during their early schooling; * ideas and examples of interesting practice activities that will help learners consolidate and extend their understanding and skills; *...

  • Re-thinking Social Science Education for Teachers

    This course is intended for prospective teachers and other educators interested in teaching and the development of materials for civic education and general studies in secondary education. 

  • University of Fort Hare Distance Education Project. Core Learning Areas Course: Natural Science. Umthamo 1: Process Skills

    In this umthamo teachers are asked to think carefully about science and scientists. The outcomes provide teachers an opportunity to: * develop their own science literacy * reconsider some ideas about the abilities of young children * identify and describe science process skills * present a lesson that develops science process skills.

  • University of Fort Hare Distance Education Project. Core Learning Areas Course: Mathematics. Umthamo 5 Developing and Using Number Concepts

    In this umthamo we ask:"How do learners think about number?' We explore learners' thinking. And begin to start the process of thinking more carefully about how young children develop their mathematical ideas, skills, and attitudes.

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