Boardroom Dialogue ENG119
Using Video to Provoke Critical Engagement
Date Thursday, Nov 28 Time – Room Zille
This Boardroom Dialogue aims to exchange knowledge on how video can be used to provoke critical engagement with diverse learner populations. In addtion, we'll discusss how it's able to: close the research-to-practice gap for best practice in classrooms using Video; give teachers instant access to expert knowledge in the field, which is usually buried in educational journals; provide an effective means of professional development for teachers within the comfort of their own homes.
Wits university, South Africa
Shakira Akabor is an Academic tutor and PhD candidate at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
She has over 12 years’ experience teaching Maths and Social Sciences in a mainstream classroom at primary school level. She is especially passionate about the ways we can include rather than exclude children in our classrooms, especially those learners with different learning needs.
Shakira is the host of Schools Out, ITV’s educational programme which airs on Saturday mornings at 10am, Dstv channel 347.