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GRADE R AND GRADE 1. 10 FEBRUARY 2012. PURPOSE. To share information about the Grade R pilot study undertaken in November 2011 To report on the findings To describe the turn-around plan for Grades R & 1 To obtain inputs that will improve the plan. THE PILOT STUDY.

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Grade r and grade 1

GRADE R AND GRADE 1

10 FEBRUARY 2012


Purpose

PURPOSE

  • To share information about the Grade R pilot study undertaken in November 2011

  • To report on the findings

  • To describe the turn-around plan for Grades R & 1

  • To obtain inputs that will improve the plan


The pilot study

THE PILOT STUDY

  • Where it started – data on the failure rates of Grade 1’s in 2010

  • Example: In one school 111 learners failed Grade 1

  • Pilot set out to assess learners’ developmental gaps – learners born in 2006 (5½ years)

  • Sample: 200 PO schools with highest failure rates and independent sites feeding into those schools

  • Administered by LS teachers,LS advisers & FP advisers

  • Instrument administered individually


Findings

FINDINGS

  • Learners have access – but not education

  • Poor perceptual development – basis of all learning

  • Low levels of vocabulary

  • Play with no learning

  • Under-qualified teachers

  • No monitoring and little support

  • Poor management, even in public ordinary schools

  • Parents do not know what the child has to learn, and how to help…

  • Age is a problem….


Turn around plan

TURN-AROUND PLAN

  • Teacher Development and Support

    - training - in-service training

    - CAPS - Top-up training

  • Enrolment - age in Grade 1

  • Management – e.g. subsidies : training. SGBs

  • Structured arrangements within districts

  • Assessment regime – January & September

  • Advocacy – pamphlets; media

  • Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Research - examples


National strategy for ecd

National Strategy for ECD

  • Will be put on the WCED website by 31 March

  • WCED activities in line with this

  • Address stakeholders

  • Must raise the QUALITY of the ECD experience

  • Impact on failure rates?


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