Workshops

ACSI Professional Development Workshops

ACSI is a SACE accredited CPTD (Continuous Professional Training Points) provider and delivers training workshops to school boards, teachers and student leaders of our member schools. We have also partnered with a variety of presenters to be able to offer you a variety of over 60 workshops to support your school in the following categories: fundamentals of Christian Education, discipline, leadership, learners, teacher support, technology, reconciliation and cultural diversity as well as other interesting topics of Christian concern.

ACSI is a SACE accredited CPTD (Continuous Professional Training Points) provider and delivers training workshops to school boards, teachers and student leaders of our member schools. We have also partnered with a variety of presenters to be able to offer you a variety of over 60 workshops to support your school in the following categories: fundamentals of Christian Education, discipline, leadership, learners, teacher support, technology, reconciliation and cultural diversity as well as other interesting topics of Christian concern.

Categories

Fundamentals of Christian Education

Fundamentals of Christian Education

Fundamentals of Christian Education

Discipline

Discipline

Discipline

Leadership

Leadership

Leadership

Learners

Learners

Learners

Teacher support

Teacher support

Teacher support

Technology

Technology

Technology

Technology

Reconciliation and cultural diversity

Reconciliation and cultural diversity

Reconciliation and cultural diversity

Topics of Christian concern

Topics of Christian concern

Topics of Christian concern

Workshop Presenters

Sean Moore

ACSI Regional Director

Sean Moore is passionate about strengthening and empowering School Principals for the rigour of leading Christian education in Southern Africa.
He is determined to reach and transform the lives of the children through equipping the Christian School Teacher. Sean holds a Diploma in Teacher Education, a Bachelor of Arts (History and Psychology) and a Bachelor of Theology. He hopes to read a Masters in Christian Education in the near future. Sean is an experienced School Principal, serving in three Christian Schools in South Africa. He was appointed as Regional Director of the Southern Africa office in March 2017

To book Sean’s workshops, please contact Annerie at the ACSI office at

Shaun Webber

ACSI Assistant Director

Shaun Webber assists Sean Moore in his role of visiting schools, serving on advocacy boards that represent independent schools, facilitating teacher training workshops, and building relationships with schools, their heads, teachers and their learners. He has taught in both Public and Independent schools, managed counselling centres, headed up Life Orientation departments, been a youth pastor and travelled around the world extensively. He is a firm believer in life experience and that God will make use of every aspect of your life if you’re willing to allow Him to do so.

To book Shaun’s workshops, please contact Annerie at the ACSI office at

Kerry Mc Arthur

ACSI’s ECD Co-Ordinator

Kerry Mc Arthur, has a love for teaching and enjoys working in the ECD environment, as the energy and fun is contagious.  Kerry has been involved in education for over 22 years and is passionate about developing teachers and children. After studying she joined a corporate company as a trainer for nine years, and then bought and ran a nursery school for five years before expanding into a primary school. The primary school grew until it finally split from the nursery school in 2017. Kerry is a mom of three children, aged 18, 13 and 7, and has been happily married for 18 years.
To book Kerry’s workshops, please contact her at:

To book Kerry’s workshops, please contact her at:

Anke Brand

Internet Addiction consultant

Anke Brand is a respected speaker, consultant, teacher and counsellor on the devastating effects of internet addiction. Anke speaks to parents, leaders, schools, teachers and young people country wide on the important issues of the dangers of the digital world. Whether it’s gaming, pornography, cyberbullying, or depression, Anke helps you to understand how technology addiction is affecting our brains, thus influencing our grades, our concentration, behaviour and emotional well-being. As a reborn Christian, Anke understands the devastation to the human mind and spirit due to devotion to technology. Anke attained a BCom degree, a Bachelor of Ministry (Cum Laude), Master of Theology (Cum Laude) as well as a PhD on Internet Addiction (Suma Cum Laude).

To book Anke’s workshops, please contact her at:

Adri-Marie van Heerden

Trainer

Adri-Marie van Heerden attained a BCom degree in Accounting, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, an Honours degree in Education, completed a course in Spiritual Direction, and is currently busy with an Honours degree in Theology.  Her experience relating to teaching includes six years as a High School teacher, 10 years in community work in Education and 7 years in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship work. Adri-Marie is passionate about the beauty, restoration and justice that God’s Kingdom causes in, through and around us. For 10 years she has been part of Oasis (www.oasisza.org), a global organisation of people that work towards restoring dignity among excluded communities, bringing together spiritual formation and mission in a very practical way.

Fourteen years ago, when she was still a high school teacher, she and a few friends formed The Rhythm of Life (www.rhythmoflife.co.za) and she now works full-time from Rhythm of Life doing discipleship and -reconciliation work in various contexts (e.g. churches, NGO’s, schools, one-one sessions).  Adri-Marie feels a deep call towards the well-being of public servants and the Caretakers of society and want to dedicate the next few years towards that.

To book Adri-Marie’s workshops, please contact her at:

Carel Krige

Education Consultant

Carel Krige has served on the board of ACSI Southern Africa and has acted as chairman for two years. Carel and his wife Karin have been privileged to establish Doxa Deo School and College in 1998 together with their two sons. During his time as principal, he learnt that a school can impact the life of a student in so many more important areas of life than just academics. Carel has gained substantial experience as a teacher, registered educational psychologist, university lecturer, school principal and pastor and enjoys sharing the wisdom gained over the years regarding parenting, personal development and enjoying life. Currently Carel is serving as a consultant in the educational field by training, mentoring as well as serving parents and children in his private practice

To book Carel’s workshops, please contact him at:

Schalk van Heerden

Chairman: Betereinders NPC; Programme Manager: Foundation for a Safe South Africa; Church Coordinator

Schalk van Heerden feels called to contribute to reconciliation and restitution, not only by befriending and working with people in poor areas, but also to help white South Africans and especially Afrikaners to belong and become good happy South Africans. He has worked and taught at the University of Johannesburg, lived in rural Mozambique for 6 years, has 10 years’ experience working in South African townships, 4 years teaching Diversity Training to Master’s students at Monash and 11 years training Corporate Social Investment in the Private Sector. Schalk also published a book titled Time to Trek.  Schalk attained a Master’s degree in Development Studies – cum laude, and a Bachelor’s degree in Theology.

To book Schalk’s workshops,please contact him at:

Maree van Zyl

Accredited facilitator and Assessor

With nearly 10 years of training experience, ranging from lecturing to teacher and student training, Maree is passionate about training. The thrill of helping someone grasp a new concept or to perfect a skill keeps him motivated. He doesn’t t believe in “I can’t”, he believes in “I can’t yet”. With the right training, determination and effort he believes you can achieve anything. “Reading can seriously damage your ignorance.” Educators are the gateways to the world for students. Let’s ensure they are ready for what lies ahead.

To book ITSI workshops, please contact Elmari Brits:

Racism and Discrimination Workshop

A Staff Development workshop on the prevention and management on racism and discrimination in Independent Schools Please contact Rape Wise directly for more information or to book: Tel: 031 572 6690
Email: debbie@tpeg.co.za/admin@rapewise.co.za
Website: rapewise.co.za/category/workshops
A Staff Development workshop on the prevention and management on racism and discrimination in Independent Schools Please contact Rape Wise directly for more information or to book: Tel: 031 572 6690
Email: debbie@tpeg.co.za/admin@rapewise.co.za
Website: rapewise.co.za/category/workshops
A Staff Development workshop on the prevention and management on racism and discrimination in Independent Schools Please contact Rape Wise directly for more information or to book: Tel: 031 572 6690
Email: debbie@tpeg.co.za/admin@rapewise.co.za
Website: rapewise.co.za/category/workshops