teacher’s guide to the SIAS document is aimed at providing all
role players who are involved with children with a hands-on guide to using the
South African policy document on Screening, Intervention, Assessment and
an interactive and informative guide offering detailed guidance to all
professionals who work with children on how to obtain the optimum support for
the learners who are entrusted to them, whether it be for education, legal
assistance, professional help or medical interventions. This book is aimed
especially at the emerging teacher, but also addresses the more seasoned
educator in highlighting support avenues for alternative actions and resources
that tend to be forgotten, overlooked or simply ignored.
avenues that should be followed by all those working with children have been
clearly defined in an effort to emphasise the importance of inclusion in the
lifeworld of the next generation.
All children have the potential to
thrive, survive and achieve to the best of their abilities if they are given
equal opportunities and are shown the nature of encompassing humanity. It must
be remembered that the future will be in the hands of the youth of today.
1: Screening, Identification, Assessment and Support (sias) policy
2: Stakeholder role, functions and responsibilities
3: Policy on Screening, Identification, Assessment and Support (sias) in
addressing barriers to learning
4: Shifting the focus of support: the range, nature and level of support
5: Stages of the sias process
6: Completing the SNA 1: Support Needs Assessment form
7: Completing the sna 2: Assessment and intervention by the School-based
Support Team (sbst)
8: Support Needs Assessment form 3: District-based Support Team (dbst) level
9: Additional DBE forms: Form DBE 123a, Form DBE 123b, Form DBE 124, Form DBE
125 and Form DBE 126
10: Reporting child abuse and neglect in the South African school system
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