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The end of South African universities?
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 09:45

"Jonathan Jansen, vice-chancellor of the University of the Free State in South Africa until a year ago, has written a book on the country’s higher education sector. As by Fire – The End of the South African University is one of a number of recent books that set out to make sense of the current crisis in South African universities."

Vacancy at CILT
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 09:30

A research team based in Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED) is seeking a Research Assistant for a collaborative project exploring perspectives from participants taking massive open online courses (MOOCs) about how they have made use of these courses for transitioning in and out of learning and work. The Research Assistant will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and the CHED research team.

UCT Careers Service Wins Top Awards
UCT Careers Service Wins Top Awards
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 13:45

UCT Careers Service scooped two South African Graduate Employers Association awards recently: one for Best Careers Service and another for Best Careers Fair.

Yes you can, is inspiring history teacher’s challenge
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 08:45

Trafalgar High School history teacher Salwa Southgate is this year’s Stella Clark Teachers’ Award winner, nominated by former pupil and first-year BSocSc student Lameez Fredericks.

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HELTASA ICED & CHED China Conferences
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 18:15

Dr Kasturi Behari-Leak shares her experiences of attending conferences in China in her capacity as Chair of HELTASA.

72 UCT Students graduate in isiXhosa communication skills
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 10:45

The Multilingual Education Project, which is based in the Centre for Higher Education Development, has handed certificates to 72 excited students who completed the isiXhosa Communication Skills course during the first semester in 2016. The certificate ceremony was held on 18th May 2016. The students who were awarded certificates included 22 foreign students and students from departments such as Dietetics, Philosophy and Psychology.  

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CHED academics take the Chair at prominent national educator organizations
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 14:45

CHED academics have recently taken up leading positions at prominent national educationalist organisations  

Winter School 2017
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 13:30

Winter School 2017 is a brand new offering from the Centre for Extra-Mural Studies.  Between 5 and 12 August, over forty lecturers will present the latest research on genetics, gerontology, archaeology, ornithology and astronomy. 

ADP website is live
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 13:30

The website for the Academic Development Programme (ADP) has gone live. 

ESRC/NRF global collaborators hosted by CHED, UCT
CHED hosts global collaborators on higher education and the public good
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:00

CHED, this week, hosted international collaborators on higher education and the public good.

First Year Experience Project Website goes live
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 15:15

CHED's First Year Experience Project's new website has gone live! 

Educational investment towards the ideal future: South Africa’s strategic choices
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 11:00

Read Suellen Shay's latest paper about educational investment in South Africa in the South African Journal of Science.

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