I was lucky to have lecturers who reached out to me not only as academic mentors, but also as models of excellence and commitment.
- Michael Khorommbi (BA graduate, 2015)
Excel for Teachers: Excel-lence in a day
The cost of the course is R 1 000.00
Prof Michael GLENCROSS, BSc, BSc(Hons), BEd, MPhil, DPhil, & PGCE
incl. course materials and refreshments
This course is designed to introduce teachers to a selection of valuable activities using Microsoft Excel. The activities are related to the day-to-day activities of teachers, including creating schedules, seating charts, mark-books, tracking learner’s performances over time, converting marks to symbols, creating histograms and charts, standard reporting and interactive lessons and tests.
The following basic Excel knowledge is assumed:
Opening and closing files
Moving around the spreadsheet
Inserting and deleting rows and columns
Inserting text and formulas
The Course will be run on a single Saturday.
Excel-lence in a day
09h00 – 17h00
The Course – which is endorsed by South African Council for Educators (SACE) for 5 Professional Development (PD) points – offered by Prof Michael GLENCROSS. Prof Michael GLENCROSS, BSc, BSc(Hons), BEd, MPhil, DPhil, PGCE, has been involved extensively in education. He has taught mathematics and statistics at high school, college and university, and has supervised postgraduate research students at master’s and doctoral levels. Prof Glencross’s areas of interest and expertise are in the fields of mathematics education, statistics education and research methodology and design. He is a Professor Emeritus of the Walter Sisulu University for Technology & Science. He is also a keen musician and plays lead trumpet for a Johannesburg swing band.
Having pre-registered, on first morning of the course, please arrive between 8h30 and 9h00 for physical registration – during which time tea and coffee will be provided. (Tea and coffee will also be provided for the mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks; participants will make their own lunch arrangements).
At the end of the Course an attendance certificate will be awarded.