The KZN branch of LITASA is fortunate to be made up of members from a wide variety of fields and organisations. You’re welcome to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to getting to know you better!
STUDENT TEACHER COMPETITION
17 July 2020
This competition is aimed at future teachers/leaders who have been asked to provide their view of teaching and how they would change methodology in order to equip learners with the necessary skills of reading, keeping in mind the difficulty of social distancing and/or difficult circumstances as in Covid 19.
TEACHING UNDER LOCKDOWN (Video Competition)
30 May 2020
Our KwaZulu-Natal branch is ran a competition, calling on teachers to send us stories of teaching under lockdown, in a short video. As an innovative teacher, how did you cope with these challenges? How did you cope with the social and emotional aspects of teaching this way? What would you suggest for teachers when they finally return to school and have to practice social distancing measures?
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
15 February 2020
The KZN AGM was held on the 15th of February. Rizana Hoosen was elected Chairperson, Rogini Gounden as secretary and Sakhina Mitha as treasurer. Elected vice positions include Nanako Pooe as Vice Chairperson, Jenny Grey as Vice Secretary and Deb Avery as Vice Treasurer. After the AGM, Rogini Gounden presented ‘Key strategies that can change schools’, practical tips on how schools could improve their effectiveness. Julie Dawson conducted a workshop on the use of pictures and picture storybooks to equip children with the skills of reading and become better readers and writers. Both events were engaging and motivating.
WORLD READ ALOUD DAY
7 February 2020
Pinetown municipal library and guest writers Nicole Rimensberger, Kasturie Govender and poet Sbo Vilakazi read aloud to learners of Pinetown Senior. Learners were motivated to join the local library as members.