"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."
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 scooped two South African Graduate Employers Association awards recently: one for Best Careers Service and another for Best Careers Fair.
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.
Dr Kasturi Behari-Leak shares her experiences of attending conferences in China in her capacity as Chair of HELTASA.
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.
CHED academics have recently taken up leading positions at prominent national educationalist organisations
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.
The website for the Academic Development Programme (ADP) has gone live.
CHED, this week, hosted international collaborators on higher education and the public good.
CHED's First Year Experience Project's new website has gone live!
Read Suellen Shay's latest paper about educational investment in South Africa in the South African Journal of Science.