MIET AFRICA was commissioned by JET Education Services to develop Guidelines and Protocols for Continued Professional Development for SADTU’s Curtis Nkondo Professional Development Institute. Aimed at teachers, the guidelines discuss professional development, why it is important and how to undertake it, including strategies for establishing and running professional learning communities and communities of practice.
Initiated and funded by REPSSI, MIET AFRICA collaborated with REPSSI and the Children’s Institute on the development of an in-service distance education course for teachers entitled: Teachers’ Diploma in Psychosocial Care, Support and Protection. MIET AFRICA was responsible for writing two of the six modules and for editing the entire course.
MIET AFRICA is developing facilitation guidelines and training teachers on the Life Skills component of a high school extra-curricular sports programme being run by AmaZulu Football Club. Teachers will make use of Staying Healthy, an MIET AFRICA publication aimed at adolescents, which addresses broad issues around sexual health and wellbeing.
Teaching Nutrition in the Foundation and Intermediate Phases is a resource book for teachers, which includes nutrition information and CAPS compliant learner activities and worksheets as part of the Life Skills curriculum for Grade R-6. It is accompanied by three readers for learners in Grades 4-6, which address nutrition-related topics. This pack of nutrition education resources has been developed through a partnership between the South African Sugar Association (SASA), the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education (KZNDoE) and MIET AFRICA as part of the KZNDoE Nutrition Directorate’s nutrition education programme.