SAALEDWelcome to SAALED
A learning difficulty is a condition that can cause an individual to experience problems in a traditional classroom learning context. It may interfere with literacy skills development and mathematics and can also affect memory, ability to focus and organisational skills. SAALED is the leading Southern African organisation concerned with the field of special educational needs.
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Inclusive education focuses on integrating and guaranteeing special educational needs of pupils with various forms of disabilities in mainstream schools. SAALED offers a platform for educators to share knowledge and experiences as well as provide access to one’s peers in order to become better educators.
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By joining the organisation you will become part of an interdisciplinary network of people concerned with a wide range of aspects of support for learning.
SAALED’s Mission & Vision
SAALED’s mission is to inform and educate teachers on learning and educational difficulties ensuring that all learners, with and without disabilities, pursue their learning potential to the fullest.
SAALED’s vision is to facilitate the promotion and implementation of inclusive education through information, support, collaboration, advocacy and training
Our Upcoming Events & Activities
Bellavista School at 18h00
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Informative articles on education, learning difficulties, knowledge sharing can be found here.
60% of grade 4 learners in the public schooling system are not able to read fluently and with understanding. 13% of foundation phase new teacher graduates had an African home language; by contrast, 83% of learners have an African home language. South Africa ranks...
Better educational outcomes and every 10-year-old will be able to read for meaning in the next decade: Here’s what President Cyril Ramaphosa said, specifically on education, in his 2019 State of the Nation Address. Read here
Learning how to read is one of the most important things a child will do before the age of 10. That’s because everything from vocabulary growth to performance across all major subjects at school is linked to reading ability. The Phonics Method teaches children to pair...
Events in 2019