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Active teaching and learning for Africa (3): Assessment for learning

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Active teaching and learning for Africa (3): Assessment for learning

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  • 12 hours study
  • Level 2: Intermediate

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    • Welcome

      Welcome to 'Active teaching and learning for Africa' Course 3: Assessment for Learning.

      This enhanced SPRINT school-based continuing professional development (SBCPD) programme is designed to support active teaching and learning in line with the Zambian revised school curriculum. SPRINT stands for ‘Schools Program of In-service Training for the Term’. The expectation in Zambia is that all teachers take part in SBCPD. Schools are expected to make a plan for regular teacher group meetings (TGMs) in which issues around teaching and learning are discussed.  This collection provides resources to support this process. 

      While the classroom examples and videos contained in this programme are taken from Zambian classrooms,  the ideas and examples are relevant more widely to teachers and those who support teachers, who aspire to be more learner-centred in their approach to teaching, and can be adapted for your own context. The courses draw on the TESSA OER (www.tessafrica.net).

      This SBCPD programme has been developed in Zambia in collaboration with the Ministry of General Education, with the input of 600 teachers and District Officials from Central Province. It is supported by The Open University (UK) and World Vision Zambia, funded by The Scottish Government. The content is made available under the Open Government Licence v3.0 http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/

      In this course you will be looking in more detail at how to decide what you want to teach and how you will know that your learners have learnt it – the use of formative assessment in your classrooms.

      To achieve the digital badge and Statement of Participation you will need to enrol on this course. You have to complete the enrolment and pre-course survey information, visit each page of the online Training Guide and score a minimum of 80% in the Quiz.

      4 logos from left to right, Ministry of Education Zambia, World Vision, Scottish Government and The Open University

    • This course is part of a collection

      This course is part of a collection

      This course is part of a collection of courses called Active teaching and learning for Africa: ZEST. There are 7 courses in this collection so you may find other courses here that maybe of interest to you.

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    • Course learning outcomes

      As a result of studying this course you will: 

      • develop your skills as a practitioner able to teach knowledge, skills and values
      • understand what is meant by 'learner-centred education' and what it looks like in the classroom
      • consider how to support literacy across the curriculum
      • become familiar with the TESSA OER and how to use them to support classroom practice 
      • develop as a reflective practitioner
      • experience the benefits of collaborative working.
    • Course dates:

      First Published 02/07/2021.

      Updated 23/07/2021

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    About this course

    • 12 hours study
    • Level 2: Intermediate

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    5 out of 5 stars

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