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Co-Teaching: Classroom Partnerships to Ensure the Success of ALL Students

 

15-16 September 2017
Nairobi, KENYA

Summary

Co-Teaching as an instructional practice can be intimidating.  The aim of this institute is to empower teachers and leaders to understand the model that emphasises collaboration and communication among all members of a team to meet the needs of all students.

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Registration Details

Fees

  Full Members Affiliate Members Individual Member
Early Bird Rate (17th July 2017 $ 415 $ 435 $435
Full Registration $ 435 $ 460 $460

Cancellation Date

Any cancellation received in writing before 15th August 2017 is eligible for a refund, less a $25 administration fee

View our cancellation policy.

Maximum Number of Participants

30 participants

Institute Details

This institute will outline how co-teaching can facilitate the inclusion of diverse learners into typical classroom settings.  Participants will identify strategies for building a positive professional relationship for co-teaching, including ways to address differences in teaching philosophies, classroom management, and related matters.  They will also practice using six co-teaching approaches for the delivery of instruction in their co-taught classes in order to maximize both professionals’ contribution and enhance student learning.

Delegates will identify strategies for building a positive professional relationship for co-teaching, including ways to address differences in teaching philosophies, classroom management, and related matters.  They will also practice using six co-teaching approaches for the delivery of instruction in their co-taught classes in order to maximize both professionals’ contribution and enhance student learning.

Following this institute delegates can expect to:

  • To develop a clear understanding of what co-teaching is and what it isn’t
  • To understand the various models of co-teaching
  • To understand the keys and barriers to effective co-teaching
  • To plan for potential implementation of co-teaching

Daily Schedule

Day 1: 8.30 - 16.00

Day 2: 8.30 - 16.00

Target Audience

All classroom teachers, Special Needs teachers, Special Needs Coordinators, Administrators

Proficiency Level

Discover & Explore

Entry Pre-Requisites

None

Facilitators

Marilyn Friend, PhD

Marilyn Friend, Ph.D., has spent her career as a general education teacher, special education teacher, teacher educator, and staff developer. She is Professor Emerita of Education in the Department of Specialized Education Services at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and she is Past President of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of children and youth with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.  She is the author of more than 60 articles and 4 books related to inclusive practices as well as a video series on co-teaching, and she also was the recipient of the 2016 Teacher Education Division (of CEC) Excellence in Teacher Education Award.

Logistics

Visa and Health

Visitors to Kenya require a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. Exempt countries include all those travelling with a passport from an East African Country. For other exempt countries see the new Kenyan Government eVisa website where you can also apply for an entry visa.

A visa MUST be obtained prior to travel. Visa cost US$51

All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

Host School

International School of Kenya (ISK) will host this institute.

The Host School will provide a shuttle to pick participants from both the Jacaranda Hotel and Landmark Suites in the morning and provide a return trip in the evening.

Accommodation

Hotel Name: Jacaranda Hotel

Single Occupancy Rate: US$ 150

Physical Address: Woodvale Close, Westlands

Phone No: +254 711 089000

 

Hotel Name: Landmark Suites

Single Occupancy Rate: US$ 130

Physical Address: Mwanzi Rd., Westlands

Phone No: +254 780 474422/ +254 704 826935

Booking Process

Contact the hotel directly and make a booking under the ‘International School Kenya’, mentioning the name of the institute you are attending.

Transfers

1. Send the hotel's reservations department your arrival/departure details to arrange for your transfers - US$ 60 per way.

2. You can book through the transfers company, ProLog Seven by sending an email to Kevin (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.with your arrival/departure details - US$ 35 - 50 per way.

3. Uber is available in Kenya and you can book for your transfers on arrival through the mobile App.