Posted 4 January 2017 - 17:41
Posted 4 February 2017 - 17:13
Hello Bee1. Sorry that this reply is so late. You've probably already registered but I just want to let anyone else who reads this know that if you are registering your teaching practice modules online, it is not compulsory to enter the school details before proceeding.
Just choose to type in the study units and click the "NEXT >>" button:
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On the next page, enter the study units you wish to register for:
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Once this is done, click the "NEXT >>" button. The "Select School for Practicals" button will then appear next to each teaching practice study unit. Just ignore this and click the "NEXT >>" button again:
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You can then proceed to the end of the registration process.
Posted 4 February 2017 - 18:19
For PRS1045, you have to complete the first 2-week observation assignments at a daycare centre that has infants and toddlers. The last 3-week art and handwork activities assignment has to be completed at either a daycare centre that has 3-5-year-old groups or at a school that has grade RRR-R classes. All your assignments must be overseen and signed off by a qualified teacher at the daycare centre and the school.
This is a summary of the teaching practice assignments for PRS1045 and PRS2049:
Assignment 50/53 – Observation (Week 1)
Health, Safety and Nutrition
Assignment 51/53 – Observation (Week 2)
Infants and Toddlers
Health, Safety and Nutrition
Assignment 52 – Art and Handwork Activities (Week 3-5)
Presentation – 3 art activities to 3-4-year-olds.
Presentation – 3 art activities to 4-5-year-olds.
Assignment 50 – Movement Activities (Week 1-2)
Presentation – 1 movement activity to 3-4-year-olds.
Presentation – 1 movement activity to 4-5-year-olds.
Presentation – 1 movement activity to 5-6-year-olds.
Assignment 51– Music Activities (Week 1-2)
Presentation – 1 music activity to 3-4- or 4-5- or 5-6- year-olds.
Assignment 52 – Children’s Literature (Week 1-2)
Presentation – 1 puppet show to 4-5-year-olds.
Presentation – 1 story to 3-4-year-olds.
Presentation – 1 story to 4-5-year-olds.
Presentation – 1 story to 5-6-year-olds.
Assignment 53 – Reception Year Teaching (Week 3-5)
Explanation of the day’s programme.
Layout of the classroom.
Planning the theme.
Planning the writing area.
Presentation – 10 art activities.
Presentation – 1 puppet show.
Presentation – 8 stories.
Presentation – 1 informal discussion.
Presentation – 2 activities that will promote emerging reading.
Music and Movement
Presentation – 2 music activities.
Presentation – 2 movement activities.
Presentation – 1 art activity w.r.t. emergent numeracy.
Presentation – 1 mathematical game w.r.t. emergent numeracy.
Presentation – Science table.
Planning and presentation – Outing.
Assessment of 1 learner.
A PDF version of the above is attached:
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Posted 4 February 2017 - 18:45
Posted 11 February 2017 - 15:07
Posted 27 February 2017 - 19:19
Sorry again for the very late reply. I'm glad that you finally managed to register. Have you solved the problem with accessing your myLife e-mail account?
Your completed DSAR25 form must be sent to the e-mail address associated with the province in which you are doing your teaching practice:
Western Cape, Free State and North West: email@example.com
Limpopo and Mpumalanga: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are doing your teaching practice outside South Africa, then you will have to send a completed DSAR27 form to email@example.com.
According to Tutorial Letter 101, it takes 60 – 90 days to confirm your placement. I've read that some students started their teaching practice before receiving confirmation and there are even some that didn't receive confirmation at all! I think as long as the school you're doing your teaching practice in is registered with the Department of Education and the supervising teacher as well as the principal are qualified, you should not have a problem with your assignments being accepted, even if confirmation comes after you start your practice or not at all.
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