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It’s A Juggling Act

It’s A Juggling Act

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Author: J Odendaal Balancing your studies and your job simultaneously is a juggling act. However, do not feel isolated; you are not alone! Making decisions about your future is never an easy task, but here is a little advice to help you juggle the two, so you can succeed at both your studies and your

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Strategies To Support Teachers Experiencing School Violence

Strategies To Support Teachers Experiencing School Violence

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School violence is a growing concern globally and schools in South Africa find it difficult to manage the problem of learner behaviour. Despite various educational policies and frameworks developed to preventing school violence, the system continues to fail teachers. Due to violence, schools are no longer safe places for teachers and learners. According to Montogomery

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Fourth Industrial Revolution In South African classrooms: A new way to teach. A new way to learn.

Fourth Industrial Revolution In South African classrooms: A new way to teach. A new way to learn.

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The current buzz phrase in education in the 21st -century is the Fourth Industrial Revolution, also referred to as the 4IR. Khathu (2020) said that according to the World Economic Forum (WEF), an international non-governmental and lobbying organization, 65% of children commencing school today will work in an entirely new job that does not yet

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714 Newly Qualified Grade R Teachers

714 Newly Qualified Grade R Teachers

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SANTS is excited to announce that 714 students have completed the Diploma in Grade R Teaching qualification recently. The academic fraternity has been going through a roller-coaster since the world has been hit by the covid-19 Pandemic. This has affected most students in ways more than one, however, the hardworking academic staff together with the

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Establishing A Classroom Culture That encourages Reading

Establishing A Classroom Culture That encourages Reading

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Teachers across grades in South African schools are faced with learners who cannot read. Therefore, it is your duty as a teacher to establish a classroom culture that encourages reading. Reading is important for many different activities and in many areas of our lives. If you can read fluently, and with understanding, you can have

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Commencing with Saturday Support Sessions

Commencing with Saturday Support Sessions

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SANTS’ mode of delivery is a distance education model that provides online learning and various forms of support. Students are invited to attend non-compulsory academic support sessions at venues as close to them. SANTS will commence with the Saturday Academic Support Sessions this semester. The focus of the programmes for the sessions will be on

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Exploring the ‘R’ in SARAECE: A journey to new beginnings

Exploring the ‘R’ in SARAECE: A journey to new beginnings

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SANTS Private Higher Education Institute will be the new academic home of the South African Research Association for Early Childhood Education (SARAECE). A strategic planning session was recently hosted at SANTS, exploring the research (big R) aspect of the association. Key players in the education arena attended and contributed to this meeting. Prof Jonathan Jansen

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SANTS: 30th Annual SAARMSTE Conference

SANTS: 30th Annual SAARMSTE Conference

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Mrs Kayla Willemse recently presented at the 30th Annual Conference of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE). The title of her paper 𝑆𝑢𝑝𝑝𝑜𝑟𝑡 𝑡𝑒𝑎𝑐ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑛𝑒𝑒𝑑 𝑡𝑜 𝑎𝑠𝑠𝑖𝑠𝑡 𝑙𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑛𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑒𝑥𝑝𝑒𝑟𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑚𝑎𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑚𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑎𝑙 𝑙𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑑𝑖𝑓𝑓𝑖𝑐𝑢𝑙𝑡𝑖𝑒𝑠 𝑓𝑜𝑐𝑢𝑠𝑒𝑠 𝑜𝑛 𝑖𝑑𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑓𝑦𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑠𝑢𝑝𝑝𝑜𝑟𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑡𝑒𝑎𝑐ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑛𝑒𝑒𝑑 𝑡𝑜 𝑎𝑠𝑠𝑖𝑠𝑡 𝑙𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑛𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑒𝑥𝑝𝑒𝑟𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑑𝑖𝑓𝑓𝑖𝑐𝑢𝑙𝑡𝑖𝑒𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑙𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑚𝑎𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑚𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑠 𝑖𝑛

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Learning is a continuous process that demands effort and dedication

Learning is a continuous process that demands effort and dedication

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SANTS Private Higher Education Institution values education whether it is to obtain your diploma, degree, or postgraduate studies and recognizes that learning is a continuous process that demands effort and dedication. The Diploma in Grade R Teaching Unit has in the past two years been a testimonial of the continuous learning process. Not only have

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You can’t teach what you don’t know, and you can’t lead where you won’t go

You can’t teach what you don’t know, and you can’t lead where you won’t go

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SANTS Private Higher Education Institution would like to congratulate Dr Venise Joubert, a lecturer in the Intermediate Phase Teaching division, on being awarded her Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.) recently at the University of Pretoria. The title of her thesis is Lecturers’ Understanding of Postcolonial Policy Change in Curriculum. Dr Joubert believes that the key to success

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SANTS aspires to remain relevant and responsive

SANTS aspires to remain relevant and responsive

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SANTS Private Higher Education Institution aspires to remain relevant and responsive to a fast-changing national and global educational landscape. For this reason, SANTS remains committed to enhancing quality teaching and learning of its accredited academic programmes. Enhancing the performance of the student cohorts SANTS foregrounds the support offered to students by its Field Staff which

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Government is addressing teaching and learning in ECD

Government is addressing teaching and learning in ECD

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Today we celebrate the graduation of 258 newly qualified Grade R teachers in the Eastern Cape. The Eastern Cape Department of Education is directly addressing the quality of Early Childhood Development by ensuring that in-service Grade R teachers are adequately qualified. Thus, effectively elevating the quality of teaching in Grade R classes, specifically in the

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Qualification Ceremony 2019: Message by a Student

Qualification Ceremony 2019: Message by a Student

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Qualification Ceremony: Johannesburg, Gauteng. SANTS’ Academic Executive Director, Professor Ina Joubert constituted the congregation this morning. The address by a student was delivered by Ms Nombuso Sthandiwe Nxumalo. It reads as follow: Distinguished guests, parents, teachers, students, Ladies and Gentlemen It gives me great pleasure to stand in front of you here today to share and

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Early Childhood Education a Priority

Early Childhood Education a Priority

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SANTS celebrated the graduation of 450 Newly Qualified Teachers during the month of November. These graduates completed the Diploma in Grade R Teaching, Bachelor of Education in Foundation and  Intermediate Phase Teaching programmes. It must be noted that the majority of graduates, completed the Diploma in Grade R Teaching programme. The government has begun to

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Qualification Ceremony: Dr Bipath, Keynote Speaker

Qualification Ceremony: Dr Bipath, Keynote Speaker

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SANTS recently celebrated the graduation of 256 Newly Qualified Teachers in Soweto, Gauteng. This included graduates of the Diploma in Grade R Teaching and Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching programmes. SANTS was honoured to have had Dr Keshni Bipath as the keynote speaker. Dr Keshni Bipath is a senior lecturer in the Department

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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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