Presentation on theme: "Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Of The North West Province"— Presentation transcript:
1 Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Of The North West Province Department of EducationPresented byDr S.H Mvula
2 Current Debates Commitment Value for money Dress code for educators by SACECommitmentValue for money
3 Students’ perceptions of ‘Good’ and ‘Bad’ teachers ‘Good’ teachersHelpful and supportiveTaking the time to explain material in depthFriendly and personableUnderstanding and know the subject well‘Bad’ teachersMean and unfairUnwilling to help or explain material and ideas beyond instructionJudgemental of pupils’ [sic] parents and siblings.
4 ‘Good’ teachers ‘Bad’ teachers Using a variety of teaching style and innovative approachesFair and having equal standards and expectations of pupils, regardless of their test scores.‘Bad’ teachersRoutine and unchanging in their teaching styles and methodsInflexible and disrespectful of pupils [sic]Unaware of and unsympathetic to pupils’ personal problemsPhysical intimidating and verbally abusive.
5 What makes a good teacher Explains thingsclearlyHelps us if wemake mistakesTreat us with respectAnd as individualGives interestinglessonsHas sense of humourKnows our nameBelieves in useWhat makes a good teacherDoes not take the mickeyIf we get things wrongHelps us with ourWork even outsideLesson timeShows an interest in us andWhat we do outside schoolIs approachable ifWe have a problemHelps us feelPart of the classIs prepared to acknowledgeHe does not know everythingIs fair and consistent,Treating everyone equallyProtects our rightsAnd prevents namecallingIs ready to be flexible and acknowledgeMistakes if he makes any
7 Classroom Environment How does it look and feel?Is it an inviting and stimulating environment?What do you think of the décor the materials on show, your desk, student’s desk and other furnisher?Do you think it is well laid out?Could it be improved?What is good about it?What is lacking?
8 PERSON – ENVIRONMENT FIT Individual believes and valuesOrganisationalcultureMatchIndividualOrganisationalclimateQuality of workPersonal strengthAnd abilitiesOrganisationalDemands andexpectationsJob satisfactionLevel of stress
9 Teacher emphasis Teacher control Students’ control Students’ self Making firstImpressionscountModifyingRoutines toSuite changedNeeds andNature ofRelationshipWith classLooking AndSoundingconfidentAdjustingConditionsFor learningTo reflectDevelopingRelationshipWith classIncreasingLevels ofPersonalResponsibilityGiven to studentMakingClear whatYou expectProviding a settingWhere feedbackFrom students isencouragedSetting rulesEarlyencountersEnsuringStudents knowWho you areLater stageIncreasing mutualtrustDeciding whoSits whereEncouragingWider andDeeperAppreciationOf subjectAnd ofEach otherEngaging inFormal wholeClass lessonsMonitoring andReinforcing rulesEstablishingroutinesAssessingStudents’ExistingKnowledgeOf the subjectExtendingLearningrequirementsEngagingin MoreinformalTeachingmethodsBasicLearningactivitiesEngagingIn moreInformalTeachingmethodsEstablishingAnd expressingYour authoritySpecifyingThe conditionsFor learningTeacher emphasisEncouraging students toReflectItake on board increasedresponsibility for their actionAppreciateMaking students feelSafe and secureFacilitating teacher’sConfidence and securityAcademic learning buildingStudent confidence and esteemBuilding class’s social identityTeacher controlOf students at itshighestStudents’ controlOf selves increaseStudents’ selfControl at itshighestTeachermonitoring
10 Problem Clarification Tell the other party how to see the problemSpecify the actual behavior you are unhappy with.State how you feel about this behavior in a firm confident manner without getting emotional
11 PROCESS Respect their needs and goals and negotiate a fair settlement Focus on positive outcomes, not your irritation with the other partyTell them what you want them to stop doing and what you expect in its placeRespect their needs and goals and negotiate a fair settlementKeep the discussion on task: do not let the other party change the subject to put you in a defensive positionDo not make threats or promises you cannot or will not carry through
12 OUTCOMESHave a contingency plan in case they refuse to cooperate or agree to your request and then do otherwise.
13 LEADERSHIP RIGHTS The 360°Leader RESPONSIBILITIES CEO LEADER WORKER DECREASECEOLEADERWORKERCUSTOMERINCREASEThe 360°LeaderJOHN C. MAXWELL
14 Lead up, Lead across and Lead down YOUR BOSSYOUR Boss‘s PEERSTHE360°LEADERYour Boss’s PeersYOUR Boss's PEERSYOUR PeersYOUR PEERSYour Peers’ SubordinatesYOUR Peers’ SubordinatesYOUR SUBORDINATES