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CONSULTANCY & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Ana Aqra provides consultancy services and a range of training sessions for teachers, and other educators with various backgrounds and experiences.
Ana Aqra programs and approaches provide an enabling and safe learning environment that caters to the most vulnerable learners’ physical, emotional, intellectual and social development. Ana Aqra contextualizes research and evidence based approaches to nurture literacy among the learning community, and improve independent lifelong learning.

Ana Aqra’s training and coaching focuses on

  • Managing conducive learning environments
  • Developing reflective reading and learning strategies
  • Transferring teachers’ newly acquired pedagogical skills to other disciplines
  • Maintaining quality portfolios, demonstrating a diversity of approaches supported by innovative materials and activities

 

Concepts presented during trainings and implemented throughout all programs:

1. Classroom Management
2. Daily Schedules and Routines
3. Inclusive and Safe Learning Environment
4. Active and independent Learning
5. Assessment Based Teaching
6. Differentiated Instruction for Multi-Levelled Classrooms
7. Balanced Literacy
8. Workshop Model
9. Constructive Feedback and Coaching
10. Literacy Across Content

Training teachers on Retention Support programs, Homework Support and Remedial programs, will enable teachers to bridge the performance gaps among struggling learners.

Homework Support

An afterschool program that enables teachers to support learners attend to their homework assignments. Learners will acquire:

  • Fix up strategies to solve their homework and study
  • Problem solving strategies
  • Organization and prioritization skills
  • Reading and writing skills needed across subject matter
  • Social skills to build self-confidence and trust in capabilities

Summer Remedial

A summer program that equips teachers with strategies that will close the academic gap resulted from learners falling behind in reading, as well as to avoid the gap resulting from the summer break. This training prepares teachers for planning multi-leveled lessons following:

  • The balanced literacy approach
  • The workshop model
  • Leveled literacy intervention

This training supports teachers who work with out-of-school learners with strategies that will enable learners to reintegrate into formal education. This program allows teachers to:

 
  • Provide learners with foundational literacy and numeracy skills
  • Enhance the social and emotional learning of the children
  • Ensure the pathway to formal education

This training prepares teachers to engage in early childhood education activities, community based and otherwise. Its main objective is to enable teachers to understand how to kindle the skills of children and prepare them for school through:

 
  • Theoretical and practical frameworks
  • Integrating the 5 domains of ECE in their teaching
  • Running effective learning stations with a state of the art classroom managements

This training will provide teachers with the proper guidance on how to promote the wellbeing of children and their communities for an overall healthy development. Teachers will become familiar with the following:

 
  • The psychosocial intervention pyramid
  • Relative understanding of the social and emotional learning of the children
  • Diverse classrooms and being culturally sensitive
  • Positive behavior inside and outside the classroom
  • The involvement of parents and caregivers