UNISA Short Course in School History Enrichment

UNISA Short Course in School History Enrichment

University of South Africa Short Course in School History Enrichment

Short Course in School History Enrichment (76597)



To encourage and empower Secondary School Social Science and History teachers to teach their disciplines more effectively and more creatively, to cope with the changing requirements of the National Curriculum Statement (NCS), and to be more confident, better equipped and more committed as educators involved in building a new South African nation


Target group

High school teachers teaching Grades 8 to 9 (Social Science) and Grades 10 to 12 (History)


Admission requirements

Students must either be practising teachers or have at least some teaching experience at senior secondary school level



Six months


Language medium

English but Afrikaans-speaking students may submit projects in Afrikaans


Registration periods

02 January to 31 March


Tuition method

UNISA open distance learning including written material (study guide and tutorial letters) and electronic sources (CD and DVD) to convey information in an interactive and visually attractive manner


Kind of assessment


Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies

Formative assessment:

There is no formal examination but students qualify for a UNISA certificate once the student has passed (50% or more), three practical projects/assignments that the student designed for use in the classroom


School History Enrichment (SCHE016)
Syllabus/Content Topics
  • Effective planning for history teaching
  • Continuous assessment and evaluation
  • Teaching history skills
  • Teaching extended writing
  • Group work in history
  • Helping learners to improve their study skills
  • Teaching heritage investigation



Course leader

Ms H J Lubbe BA Hons MA (History)

Discipline expertise: History Lecturer for 30 years, course coordinator and tutorial materials developer for the Short Course in School History Enrichment for the past 10 years

Department of History

Office 9-175, Theo van Wijk Building

Tel: 012 429 6851

Fax: 012 429 3221

E-mail: lubbehj@unisa.ac.za


Programme administrator(s)

Tel: 012 429 4627 / 4789 / 4817

Fax: 012 429 4800 / 086 548 9968

E-mail: Ctdregistration@unisa.ac.za

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