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Education Conference

Lichinga, Mozambique

March 1-3 2017

(4 March is reserved for feedback meetings with Parents 
whose children have taken part in tests)



Topics for Parents will include:


Children’s Program:

There will be age appropriate classes with activities designed to reach all learning styles. Due to the extensive planning that it takes to carry out this program, we will not be able to accommodate requests for moving children from one group to another. All assignments are made on the first day of the conference. Thanks for your understanding. The program will include some curriculum and group work.  


Testing Program:

The following testing options will be offered if you desire an educational assessment for your child. If you are not sure of the type of test required then please request and return a questionnaire to ceo@anchoreducation.org before booking a test. You may sign up on the Testing Booking form via this link.

Early Reading Diagnostic Assessment (grades K-2)
This test provides information on the development of skills your child needs to become a successful reader. These skills include phonemic and phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. This test is not for Pre-schoolers or Kindergarten Kids aged 4 years.


IOWA Test of Basic Skills (grades 3-8) (group testing)
Achievement testing using the ITBS is provided to assess whether your child is “on track” with his or her age mates. The
Core Battery offers assessment in the areas of reading, writing, and mathematics.  The Full Battery adds Science, Social Studies, Maps and Diagrams and Reference Materials. The Full Battery takes at least 3 days (6 sessions) to administer, whilst the Core Battery takes 2 days.  


WRAT

This test provides information on comprehension from sentences, word reading, spelling and math computation. It gives a grade equivalent


Dyslexia Indication Test
(shows areas affected and leads to identifying coping strategies)


Other Tests as agreed with parents after submission of a Test Questionnaire.


In some cases, these tests may identify issues that need special attention or further assessment. 


Feedback to parents regarding the findings and strategies for implementation will be held during 4 March 2017. This will be scheduled during the conference, usually in 30 minute slots. There will be people available to look after your children whilst you are receiving feedback.

If a full written report is required then that will be emailed  after the conference (at a cost of US$55).

Booking for testing should be made as soon as possible to help with planning and ordering tests. It may not be possible to provide tests that are not pre-booked at least a 4 weeks before the conference. (Click here to reach Test Booking Page)


Testing will carry on throughout the conference and must be pre-booked no later than 1 Feb 2017.  Testing will be scheduled as soon as bookings are made.

Conference Location - Kuchijinji Conference Centre, Lichinga.


Registration will be from 0800 on Wednesday 1 March, 2017. Those children who will be taking the IOWA tests should note that for full IOWA there are 3 sessions over 3 mornings and for IOWA Core 2 sessions over 2 mornings beginning at 0900 on Day 1.  


Costs

The cost for 3 days: US$135 per person(including lunch)

Children’s Program: US$50 per child

Child Care; Up to and including 3 years US$30

 

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Booking

To complete the Registration Form go to this link. Registration for the conference must be made before 14 Jan 2017.

The conference will not go ahead if there are less than 10 adults registered before 1 December 2016.

A non returnable Registration Fee (30% of total) is payable at time of booking by credit card through the PayPal link on the website, or to Michele George.


The balance of conference fees and children's testing fees may be paid in cash (US$) at the registration desk on arrival or by credit/debit card (at least 7 days before the conference begins) in US$ through PayPal on this web page.

Sorry, we cannot accept checks or credit card payments in Mozambique.


Accommodation

For help with Accommodation please contact: Michelle George (tim.george@sim.org)


Any questions about the conference or testing should be sent to: info@anchoreducation.org


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Education Conference Lichinga, Mozambique

Test

Cost

Discounted cost for

sponsoring agency members




(SIM/AIM/AOGM /SIL)

Early Reading Diagnostic Assessment

$40


$35


Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (core)

$55


$35


Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (full)

$65


$45


Dyslexia Screening

$30


$20


WRAT4

$90


$80


Other specific tests as agreed