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1 114 Teachers Graduate across South Africa

1 114 Teachers Graduate across South Africa

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Various Qualification Ceremonies took place across South Africa the past month. A total of 1 114 student teachers graduated from either a Diploma in Grade R Teaching, B Ed Foundation or Intermediate Phase programme in the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu- Natal, Gauteng and Free State. The majority of these Newly Qualified Teachers were Departmental Bursary Holders

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Newly Qualified Grade R Teachers

Newly Qualified Grade R Teachers

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A total of 890 teacher graduands was awarded a Diploma in Grade R Teaching qualification in KwaZulu- Natal, Eastern Cape, Free State and Gauteng during the month of November. By presenting this qualification, SANTS is effectively elevating the quality of teaching in Grade R classes, specifically in the vast rural parts of these provinces where

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Student Teachers from rural KwaZulu- Natal Graduates

Student Teachers from rural KwaZulu- Natal Graduates

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SANTS Private Higher Education Institution celebrates the graduation of 776 student teachers, who completed a Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching or a Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching degree. The KwaZulu- Natal Department of Education and SANTS Private Higher Education Institution headed an initiative in 2012 to provide unemployed youth, from rural

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Improving the quality of early childhood learning

Improving the quality of early childhood learning

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The Gauteng Department of Social Development, in collaboration with SANTS, is directly addressing the gap which persists in the education levels of Early Childhood Development Practitioners in Gauteng. The reality is that thousands of Early Childhood Development practitioners at Early Childhood Development Centre’s across South Africa are untrained and/or underqualified to teach our young children. Children

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Work-integrated learning in initial teacher education: a model worth replicating

Work-integrated learning in initial teacher education: a model worth replicating

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SANTS commissioned JET Education Services to evaluate our B Ed students’ performance, against the expected outcomes of the B Ed programmes and standards set out by the Minimum Requirements for Teacher Education Qualifications (MRTEQ), during their work integrated learning (WIL)/practice teaching  period in 2015. In other words,  SANTS’ B Ed student teachers’ classroom performance was

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Education in rural schools get attention

Education in rural schools get attention

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South Africa has become known for its shortage of qualified and competentprofessional primary school teachers. This is especially evident in the predominately rural areas of our SA. Of all the provinces, KwaZulu- Natal was the worst affected when it came to unqualified teachers. A qualified teacher is a person who is in possession of an

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