Some newly qualified facilitators have been hard at work training colleagues and students. Ryan Chaochi Hsiao and Vicki Koen have used Six Bricks and Play Box to encourage learning through play. Thank you for sharing your photos.
A visit to Allmighty Daycare Centre to see the Grade R learners in action. A big class but loads of fun and smiles.
Children, in the various primary school grades, loving their Six Bricks time! Activities incorporating physical, cognitive, social and emotional development.
CFE ran a number of training sessions in Cape Town. Thank you to ORT SA Cape for providing the venue and allowing us to use the materials for training the following sessions: Play Box Level 1 and 2, Six Bricks Level 1 and 2, Six Bricks Deep Dive and Play Box Facilitator course.
Esikhisini Primary school in Atteridgeville hosted a wonderful group of people today. Thank you to all the staff and children for showing us how you are using LEGO to assist with learning through PLAY !
Included in this group were : Danish Minister for Development Cooperation - Ulla Tørnæs, DDG of Basic Education - Dr Maboya, Danish Ambassador - Mrs Trine Rask Thygesen, UNICEF South Africa Country Director - Herve Ludovic de Lys, LEGO SA Country Manager - Kristian Imhof, and other guests from overseas and the Danish Embassy.
The Six Bricks Deep Dive can be attended after completing Level 1 and 2 training. During this full day training session, you delve even further into the magic of Six Bricks.
Teachers from Royal Mount School learning about Six Bricks and how to implement this tool into their teaching and learning.
Level 1 and 2 Play Box Training was run for a group of teachers from Lesotho - Touching Tiny Lives. Also attending were people from JAM, Olico and Macedonean School.
A visit to St Peters Girls Prep to see how robotics and coding is integrated into the school day. This was followed with a visit to an ECD centre in Kyasands
Wonderful morning spent in Atteridgeville with the LEGO Foundation visiting Esikhisini Primary School and Granny Garages.
Much laughter today - the FP teachers from Blair Atholl Primary school were introduced to the Six Bricks mats.
The first Level 2 training of the year and the participants delved a little deeper into the treasures found in a DUPLO Play Box.
CREST (Centre for Remedial Education and Support Therapy) is a remedial centre that provides learning support to children from Grade R to Grade 7 who require full time remedial support. They will be introducing Six Bricks into their teaching and learning.
Let's Play! Practitioners from Inner City Mission, Lindokuhle, Kgotso Day Care and Africa Food for Thought.
So the new year begins.... these teachers travelled all they way from Potch to learn about Six Bricks. They can't wait to get the learners playing!
Diepsloot centres graduated with the UpliftED program and Duplo was a big part of the training. It always put smiles on faces and was a great way to open minds before theory!
The LEGO Foundation partners from South Africa, came together at the Irene Country Lodge, to share insights and stories about what they have been up to over the past year.
Brent Hutcheson conducted a presentation for students studying Positive Psychology. Great fun as they actively engaged with manipulatives.
Care for Education was hosted by ORT SA Cape and completed a Play Box Level 1 and 2 and Six Bricks Level 1 training. Wonderful to have many different organisations attending and then taking back what they have learnt to the children they are caring for.