UNISA Short Course in Functional School Governing Bodies, Parent and Stakeholder Partnership

UNISA Short Course in Functional School Governing Bodies, Parent and Stakeholder Partnership

Short Course in Functional School Governing Bodies, Parent and Stakeholder Partnership (76821)

 

Purpose

On completion of the s course students will:

  • Explain what theSGBs, Parent and stakeholder partnerships entail and describe its importance;
  • Know who members of SGBs, stakeholders and parents are in schools’ context and their function and responsibilities
  • Apply concepts, skills and processes relating to School Governing Bodies, school management and leadership, Parent and stakeholder partnerships
  • Show knowledge oflegal frameworks and theories pertaining to SGBS

 

 

Target group

School governing bodies, School Management Team, parents and community at large

 

Admission requirements

Senior certificate

 

Duration

One Year

 

Language medium

English

 

Registration periods

December- February of each year after approval

 

Tuition method

Blended

 

Kind of assessment

Learners are assessed as follows:

  • Formative assessment:
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Long and Short questions
  • Summative assessment:
  • Written Examination

 

Functional School Governing, Parent and Stakeholder Partnerships (FSGBPP1)
Syllabus/Content Topics

UNIT 1

Concept clarification: Governance, School governing bodies, Management, leadership, Volunteerism, Partnership, Parenting, Parent involvement, Budgeting, school discipline

 

UNIT 2

 

Legal Frame works; South African Context

 

UNIT 3

School discipline and decision- making: Approaches and theories

 

UNIT 4

 

Management of school finances, physical and human resources

 

UNIT 5

Caring for the children we share

 

UNIT 6

Practice of Parent Involvement

 

UNIT 7

Parenting and Communication

 

UNIT 8

Parents’ volunteers

 

UNIT 9

Partnership between schools and communities

 

 

Course leader

Dr SJ Mohapi

BA; BA (Hons); M.Tech; PhD (Education Management and Policy studies))

Centre for continuous professional teacher and community education and training

Expertise: School governance, Management , assessment, Continuous professional development, project coordination and policy studies

Office: 7-032, AJH van der Walt Building

Tel: 27 12 429-6883 Fax: 27 12 429-6956

E-mail: mohapsj@unisa.ac.za

 

Programme administrator(s)

Lynette Ramango

Centre for Continuous Professional Teacher and Community Education and Training

Office: 7-016, AJH Van Der Walt Building

Tel: 012 429 4627

Fax: 012 429 4800 / 086 548 9968

E-mail: ramanml@unisa.ac.za