Start Your Own Education Business with Simon Education

Saturday 20 November 2021

Simon Education (formerly Ebony Saturday Schools) was started in 1987 to provide educational support to African-Caribbean children in the UK. The company has gone on to support 6000 families, publish twenty-two books on education and provide teacher training plus resources to schools in the UK, Caribbean and Africa.

 

Simon Education, an award-winning company, is now providing training and guidance to those who wish to start their own community business and support African Caribbean children and young people in education and in personal development.

This presentation is for people who wish to start their own education business by running:

  • An online school
  • A Saturday school
  • A Homework Club/After School Club
  • Holiday schemes
  • A Homeschool tuition service
  • Black history workshops

The presentation will cover areas such as business planning, marketing, training, education business models, social media advertising, eLearning and much more.

For those who wish to take the next steps after this initial presentation, they will have the opportunity to complete the four week online teacher training course developed by Simon Education, consisting of:

Module 1:

How to be an Effective Teacher

  • Exploring education
  • Exploring pedagogy
  • Exploring the function and power of the curriculum
  • Exploring lesson planning
  • Exploring learning difficulties
  • Exploring learning styles
  • Exploring programmes of study
  • Exploring bilingualism

Module 2:

How to Become a Pan-African Teacher

  • Exploring neuroscience
  • Exploring educational research
  • Exploring education and the 4th Industrial Revolution
  • Exploring the decolonising of the curriculum
  • Exploring bilingualism and creole in education
  • Exploring indigenous African knowledge systems

Module 3:

How to Unlock Your Child’s Genius

  • Exploring diet and learning
  • Exploring how a child learns to read and understand mathematics
  • Exploring educational resources in the home
  • Exploring leadership and mind games
  • Exploring rites of passage
  • Exploring emotional literacy
  • Exploring cultural literacy and Black history
  • Exploring eLearning and family learning
  • Exploring global citizenship

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