Short Courses and Workshops
 


​Short Courses and Workshops

The short courses and workshops are need-based, tailor-made, flexible programmes, which are created around the requirements of your school or organisation and are of varying lengths to suit your purpose and organisational calendar.

Examples of recent short courses and workshops

Teaching Mathematics as a Way of Thinking

The world over there is a need to strengthen the numeracy skills of school aged children. Tanzania is no exception here. Peter Kajoro, Simon Karuku and Dr Anjum Halai led a workshop in March 2012, which drew upon selected topics from the existing secondary school mathematics curriculum including algebra, numeration measures and measurement. The focus of this workshop was to provide participants with tasks that worked towards identifying key issues for students’ learning of mathematics to inform practice. Participants also experienced innovative strategies in teaching including the use of ICT tools in the effective teaching and learning of mathematics such as GeoGebra.

Developing Capacity in Assessing Language Skills: English and Kiswahili

In September 2011, IED welcomed a group of teacher trainers, examination personnel from the National Examinations Council of Tanzania, and teachers to a 3 day workshop sponsored by the International Language Testing Association (ILTA). The focus of this residential workshop, held in Dar es Salaam, was Language Testing and Assessment. The facilitators for the workshop were faculty members from IED: Dr Lilian Vikiru and Professor Pauline Rea-Dickins, and Professional Development Tutor: Lawrence Njoroge. 27 participants attended the 3-day programme.

Leading Learning

Dr Jane Rarieya, a specialist in Educational Leadership and Management at IED, was invited by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Tanzania to conduct a two-week course for 34 teacher College Principals. The course aimed to develop the principals’ understanding of leading teaching and learning as well as equip them with skills to do so efficiently and effectively in their colleges.

Leading Schools to Quality

A course on educational leadership and management was also offered to heads of schools in Mombasa and Dar es Salaam. The course aimed to enhance the heads’ management skills, develop their capacity to lead change through inquiry and collaboratively as well as develop skills as leaders of teaching and learning. 15 heads of schools participated in the course in Dar es Salaam while 36 did so in Mombasa

To learn more and to enquire about what we can do for your school/organisation email cell@aku.edu​.​

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Centre for Continuing Education and Life Long Learning 
Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development
Salama House, Urambo Street,
P.O.Box 125
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Phone: +255 (0) 22 2152293 / 2150051
Fax: +255 (0) 22 2150875
Email: ​cell@aku.edu​