2018 Symposium on Teacher Education for Inclusive Education – UJ researchers present their work

A team of researchers from the University of Johannesburg, presented their work on various fields around educating children with Neurodevelopmental disorders in Southern Africa, at the 2018 National Symposium on Teacher Education for Inclusion, Emerald Conference Centre, in July 2018.

Elise Levin presented her work highlighting longitudinal and community support children with Auditory Processing Disorders.

Melissa Chunderdooth presented her work on puberty education with adolescent girls who are intellectually disabled.

Daniella Girao presented her work on individualising the curriculum for Foundation Phase learners presenting with developmental learning delays.

Jane Opara presented her work on strategies that newly qualified educators use when managing learners with neuro-developmental diversity in high schools.

Elizabeth Hooijer presented her work on framing in-service teacher professional development programmes that focus on inclusive teaching strategies.

Jean Fourie and Helen Dunbar-Krige presented the conceptualisation of formal pre-and in-service teacher qualifications for training teachers to work with children who display diverse Neurodevelopmental abilities in schools.