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Translanguaging: Facilitating multilingual teaching
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 14:45

A new emphasis on multilingualism in South African universities is gaining momentum through a translanguaging project currently under way at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

The project, led by Professor Mbulungeni Madiba at the Multilingualism Education Project (MEP) in the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED), is aimed at bringing students’ multilingual resources into the classroom.

Collaborating and partnering for change
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 15:45

We are excited to release a booklet which showcases CHED's contributions to UCT's Strategic Plan, 2016-2020.

Download CHED: Collaborating and partnering for change: 2013-2017 to find out about our many collaborations and partnerships with schools, departments, Faculties, students, and academic staff over the past five years that have contributed to UCT's five strategic goals. 

Munich study trip for 100UP protégé
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 11:30

100UP protégé and final-year environmental and geographical science student Mkhuseli Nxozana will spend most of August at the Munich International Summer University’s Summer Academy.

CILT celebrates strides in digital education
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 13:30

CHED's Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) celebrated their many successes in the digital education space at an event on 7 June.

MOOC-takers Research Project
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 14:30

Have you taken any FutureLearn courses? Do you live in Africa? The UCT MOOCs Project needs your input for their research on MOOC-takers in Africa!

Fill in their survey.

Unsung Hero Wins 2018 Stella Clark Teachers' Award
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 11:45

When Sfiso Kubeka realised that bursaries were readily available to pupils who excelled in Maths, he made it his life’s mission to help learners at Menzi High School in uMlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, not only excel at the subject but love it too. This week a decade of hard work, dedication and humility as a Maths and Science teacher paid off when he received the 2018 Stella Clark Teachers’ Award.

UCT Careers Service celebrates 50 years
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 13:15
The UCT Careers Service hosted its 50th anniversary celebrations on 19 April. The event was bittersweet, however, as it marked the departure of its current director, David Casey.
David Casey and Suellen Shay
UCT Careers Service celebrates 50 Years
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 12:00

UCT’s Careers Service (CS) started out in 1968 in a small wooden building next to the geology department.

ROER4D wins Open Data Award
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:30

The Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) project recently received the Open Education Consortium Open Resources, Tools and Practices Award in the category ‘Open Data’. 

Thomas King and Michelle Wilmers reflected on the project's data sharing and publication journey in a recent blog post.

Research Data Management webinar
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:15

How do researchers develop their data curation skills in order to participate in the emerging field of data management and sharing, and do so in an ethical, legal way?

In this presentation, Michelle Willmers and Thomas King from the Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) project share their experiences and insights around curating and publishing data in a large-scale Global South networked project.

UCT Careers Services co-organisers of global summit
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 09:00

How do higher-education institutions ensure best practice when delivering careers services to tomorrow’s students and employers, while keeping up with the ever-changing world of work? These and many other questions were posed at the Global Careers Service Summit in the UK where 100 careers service leaders from 14 countries representing five continents gathered from 13 to 15 March. The event was co-organised by UCT Careers Service, headed by director David Casey.

 

Accents film launch
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 12:30
The UCT Language Policy Committee will be launching its accent film Are you judging? on 22 March to raise critical language awareness among staff and students.

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