Foundation Phase training

Foundation Phase teachers are being trained in the use of cognitive development tools and literary tools for Grade 1-3.


The LEGO Six Bricks programme fosters learning through play. Fun and short activities target skills development in the areas of

  • Gross and fine motor skills
  • Speech and language
  • Emotional and social development
  • Cognitive development.

The system has a deep impact on children’s intellectual, social and academic skills. Play stimulates learning abilities by fostering creativity, which builds critical thinking, sparks intellectual curiosity and facilitates learning by doing.

The Literacy Wheel, developed by ORT SA Cape, is an innovative fun activity where learners work independently or in groups to develop their reading and writing skills. It stimulates thinking, fosters comprehension and provides opportunities to explore creative options.