SABIS® is committed to the delivery of a consistent, high-quality education to the over 70,000 students enrolled in schools throughout its global network. Central to this commitment is the use of proven teaching methods in every SABIS® classroom. To ensure that teachers understand the SABIS Point System® of instruction and how to maximize it, the SABIS® Professional Development Institute (SPDI) recently launched a series of teacher training videos.
The new teacher training videos, which were developed by SPDI in close collaboration with the SABIS® Academic Development Division and SABIS® Creative Design Department, are currently available on the SPDI Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), an online learning platform that is accessible 24/7 to all teachers in SABIS® Network schools. By logging onto the VLE, teachers can access a world of knowledge that can help them and their students excel.
Currently releasing the first phase of videos, SPDI has published a series of teacher training videos that explain how to teach the SABIS® phonics series in Kindergarten through Grade 1. The videos, which were filmed in SABIS® schools in the Levant2 region, show SABIS® teachers teaching the concept to their students, implementing the SABIS Point System®, and simultaneously applying classroom management techniques. By the end of the video session, teachers will have become familiar with the material, developed a deeper understanding of the subject-affiliated SABIS® material, understood the sequence of teaching, and observed effective implementation of various classroom management skills.
By making these videos available on the VLE, SPDI is ensuring that all teachers in SABIS® Network schools have access to ongoing training, enabling them to fully understand the goals and objectives of the SABIS® Educational System™ and giving them the chance to develop their knowledge and skills as professionals. Helping individuals in the network understand the SABIS® Educational System™ is one of the many ways SABIS® realizes its goal of providing an outstanding education to all students.
If you are teacher in a SABIS® Network school and would like to access the SABIS® Virtual Learning Environment, visit spdi-vle.sabis.net.
2 The Levant is an approximate historical geographical term referring to a large area in the Eastern Mediterranean. Countries in the Levant are generally considered to include Cyprus, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, and Turkey.