August 5-7 2020
(8 August is reserved for feedback meetings with Parents whose children have taken part in tests)
· This conference is designed for families educating their children cross-culturally
as they work in the various countries of Southern Africa.
· Opportunities to consult individually with educators who care about your family’s
· Well qualified testing consultant will be available for achievement and diagnostic testing of children.
Topics for Parents will include:
· Family Bible Times – resources for children
· Study Skills
· Science Projects
· How to teach PE in a Home School Situation
· Balancing ministry and home schooling
· TCK issues
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.
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 before booking a test. Click
on the Testing Booking form link and complete the form.
Early Reading Diagnostic Assessment (grades K-2)
IOWA Test of Basic Skills (grades 3-8) (group testing)
WRAT (any age)
This test provides information on comprehension from sentences, word reading, spelling and math computation. It gives a grade equivalent
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 8th August 2020. 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.
Testing will carry on throughout the conference and must be pre-booked no later than
June 26th 2020. Testing will be scheduled as soon as bookings are made.
INTEL, Lichinga, Mozambique
Registration will be from 0800 on Wednesday 5 August, 2020.
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. The sessions begin at 0900 on Day 1.
The cost for 3 days: US$150 per person (including lunch)
Children’s Program: US$50 per child
Child Care; Up to and including 3 years US$30