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This course consists of 8 short units addressing the importance of the relationship between educators and learners.  It explores healthy ways of managing these relationships and makes us aware of the challenges specifically around communication via social media and crossing boundaries of professional conduct.


A collection of open source books to read, supporting level 1 CPTD points.

A collection of selected articles relevant to current educational matters, supporting level 1 CPTD points.

This course is aimed at empowering teachers to have a greater understanding of teenage depression and suicide. It will enable the teacher to identify the symptoms and seek support in time.

A Journey from Policy to praxis relating to teenage pregnancy

Learners today are confronted with many kinds of trauma i.e. violence in the home, bullying, accidents, robberies, divorce and death of a loved ones etc. Not all learners manifest overt signs of these encounters and educators therefore, could benefit from information about the signs, hidden or otherwise, that can present in learners in the classroom. The course dedicates a portion to the understanding of how trauma affects the brain and learning process. Lastly, the course deals with the matter of how educators may respond to the learners’ needs and also refer to their SBST or other helping professionals.


This course has been developed to enable teachers to assist learners to perform according to their full potential, this implies dealing with extreme fear of failure, Physiological distress, under achievement, insecurity, inability to concentrate, self-doubt, panic, increased perspiration, increased heart rate and procrastination.

This course has been developed to enable teachers to support learners to deal with the demands of social media and find a balance towards positive impact. 

The course also highlight the teachers' own use of screen time and the example set for learners. This course is also suitable for ECD practitioners. 

The aim of this course is to provide Teachers with guidelines on how to deal and communicate with parents when sensitive matters concerning their child arise.

An outline is provided on how to structure and envisage a more formal face-to-face meeting. It also intends to construct a practical way of directing the meeting, finding a practical way of directing the meeting , finding solutions and consolidating this into a written output of the teacher/ parent conversations.

The course also touches on less formal communication and how it can be managed in such a way to not infringe on the Teachers' personal time.

This course is suitable for ECD practitioners.

When parents divorce , children may turn to teachers and others in their schools, because they are already important people in their lives.

This course aims to provide information which emphasizes the importance of the Educators' role in dealing with such matters and points out the legal framework in which assistance to the child can be offered. 

This course is suitable for ECD practitioners.

Acknowledging that teaching is a very stressful profession and considering the fact that chronic stress can have a long-term effect on mental and physical health, the aim of this course is to create awareness of the signs and symptoms related to stressful life and work conditions.

This course highlights the negative impact of stress and emphasizes that knowledge about the protective factors can mitigate the effects of stress and promote mental health.

This course is also suitable for ECD practitioners.

This course is an Intel(R) Education course which was developed with the intention of supporting school leadership to plan for ICT integration in their schools. The course is practical and adapted to address the South African scenario.

This course has been developed to support school leadership to develop a school environment, in which racial and ethnic diversity is known, understood and respected towards and inclusive, non-racial, tolerant and accommodating teaching and learning environment.

This course is an Intel(R) Education course which was developed with the intention of introducing ICT integration into teaching and learning to teachers with no experience in this topic. It can also serve as a revision for teachers already engaged in ICT integration.

The course is designed to form a unit that include a number of critical skills that need to be revisited by principals in the changing environment of school leadership and management. As part of their personal career development, principals could select from a series of short courses (2 hour courses for easy personal access) to build a complete leadership management toolkit relevant to their own career and to the development of their learners. Towards such personal objective this course form part of the following course themes: My position as a leader, managing politics in schools, creating a vision for my school, managing racial and cultural diversity in schools, school leadership and communication skills, Enriched parent and community participation and problem solving in the school environment.



This course has been developed to support School leadership to develop a school environment, in which cultural diversity is known, understood and respected towards an inclusive, tolerant and accommodating teaching and learning environment.

Leadership skills for school principals – managing politics in schools is a leadership skills course that focus on the ability to prepare for and address the pressure of a highly politicised school environment in South Africa.

This Course is aimed at supporting School Leadership to improve Communication in the school and community.


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