August 12, 2018

Special Needs Education Services

Special Education Component


The component offers the following programmes in addressing barriers to learning and development:

  • Establishment and functionality of the School Based Support Team spearheaded by School Management Team in all schools.
  • Implementation of the Policy on Screening, Identification, Assessment and Support (SIAS) as the departmental standardised processing tool to all the schools.
  • Implementation of Curriculum differentiation through policy of Guidelines for responding to learner diversity in the classroom for Grade R to 9.
  • Implementation of the policy of Accommodation and concessions in special schools.
  • Identification and support strategies for all disabilities that learners may be experiencing.
  • Implementation of the Diversified curriculum through the Technical occupational learning programme in special schools
  • Supporting learners with learning difficulties through the 5 days training on skills development.
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