On the 6th of March the Executive Director of the NRCSE ( National Resourse Centre for Supplementary Education ) Pascale Vassi visited us to verify the Open College Network accredited Effective Teaching Course. We would like to thank her for her continui
On the 9th of March Greek school organised an event to celebrate the start of lent , they call it Carnival Apokries party.
We have been invited to Northampton International Academy year 9 Assembly to talk about importance of learning the mother tongue.
On the 1st of March ANSS was attending Magdalen College 2nd extended learning day of the year. We enjoyed to share our culture and traditions with the Year 7 children.
In June and July 2018, volunteer teachers from our member supplementary schools attended two workshops delivered by James Underwood, Department of Education from University of Northampton. He delivered workshops on assessment and class management for 35 volunteer teachers. The classes were an opportunity for these teachers to learn some new skills whilst meeting volunteers from other schools to exchange views and ideas. Both workshops were a great success and we are very grateful to James for the delivery of these workshops.
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On Tuesday, 6th February we are starting a new NRCSE Effective Teaching Course. The course entails the following topics and spreads over 10 weeks. Each week we meet for 3 hours and participants have to do a lot of research and write essays. The course is funded by the Northamptonshire Community Foundation and delivered by the ANSS.
Effective Teaching Course - Overview
1 Understand the education system in England and the role of the supplementary schools
2. Understand the responsibilities of the teachers in supplementary schools
3. Understand different learning styles and the effect on learning
4. Understand the requirements of lesson planning
5. Understand different assessment methods
6. Understand what constitutes an effective learning environment
7. Know how to evaluate your own teaching
8. Presentations and Micro- teaching
9. Presentations and Micro-teaching
On Saturday, 18th November 2017 the Association of Northamptonshire Supplementary Schools’ (ANSS) Award Ceremony took place at Caroline Chisholm Academy. Supplementary Schools are community run schools that endeavour to keep the language and culture of their country of origin alive.
240 people attended the event and celebrated the achievements of young people, teachers and volunteers. 97 children and 34 teachers and volunteers were award achievement certificates.