Teaching Language Across the Curriculum

The Western Cape Education Department has partnered with Dr Isabel Tarling, Director of Limina Education Services to develop a course for teachers to strengthen their teaching of language in subjects across the curriculum. The online OER teachers’ course is aimed at Grade 4 – 9 teachers and integrates educational technologies seamlessly in the learning.

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Isabel Tarling is a Learning Science researcher, programme designer and lecture. She holds a PhD and Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Cape town. She lectures postgraduate students completing a Bachelor of Education in the stream: Computer Integration Learning, through the University of Pretoria. She also lectures Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) students in English Home Language teaching for the Cornerstone Institute since 2017. Her research is situated within the field of education, emphasizing educators’ choices regarding learning, design and the transformative integration of educational technologies to transform education.



Derek Moore is an enthusiastic and pragmatic educational technology support specialist with project leadership, curriculum development instructional design and facilitation experience in the field of technology enabled learning. He has worked in secondary and higher education institutions, consults regularly with education focused clients drawn across South Africa,  collaborated on international digital teaching projects with Canadian, German, Myanmar and British organizations  and is a proponent of OER, OEP and CC.