Conference 2013
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Touching the Future: Proudly Primary Conference 2013


The Proudly Primary Conference 2013 was held from 8 – 10 August at Cordwalles Preparatory School in KwaZulu-Natal. The Conference theme was Touching the Future.

The Conference was a great success, with over 1000 delegates attending from across Southern Africa.

Plenary session speakers were:

  1. Professor Jonathan Jansen, Vice Chancellor of the University of the Free State
  2. Ms Ipeleng Mkhari of Motseng Investment Holdings
  3. Mr Karabo Mokoape, Past Head Boy of Hilton College
  4. Mr Rory Dyer of Glenridge Church International, Durban

Presentations at the Conference included:

  1. The Five Languages of Children: A Classroom Application
  2. Ready, Steady, GROW!
  3. Creative Teaching with Technology: Not a Big Budget Movie!
  4. Speech – Auditory Processing and Literacy Skills in the Young Child
  5. Creating Entrepreneurs for the Future: Out of the Box Thinkers
  6. New thinking on Bullying
  7. ADHD – Myths and Misconceptions
  8. Where are the “Basics” in Teaching and Learning Mathematics?
  9. Harnessing the Playfulness of Drama
  10. Inspiring Techniques for Successful Art Lessons
  11. The Reggio Emilia Approach: Mind Shifts in Early Education