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Interim Dean of Higher Education Development, Alan Cliff
Alan Cliff shares his views on the impact of the pandemic on higher education
Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 10:00

Interim Dean of the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED) at UCT, shares his views on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on higher education with the Daily Maverick's Sandisiwe Shoba.  

In remembrance: Gadija Arend
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 21:45

Dear colleagues and students

It is with deep sadness that we write to inform you about the death of Ms. Gadija Arend (55). Ms. Arend died of natural causes on Tuesday evening, 7 July 2020.

Ms. Arend was a Writing Centre administrator at the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED) and a member of the CHED Transformation Committee. She joined UCT in 2000. Ms. Arend had an interest in community development through adult education programmes and wished to pursue this in the future, with a specific focus on empowering women economically.

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 - 11:30

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a growing concern all over the world. Following the President's address to the nation last night, UCT announced the Term 1 vacation would commence immediately. 

Kasturi Behari-Leak is the new ICED President-elect
Kasturi Behari-Leak is the new ICED President-elect
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 - 10:45

Dr Kasturi Behari-Leak, President of HELTASA, Southern Africa, and a Senior Lecturer in CILT, CHED, has been nominated to the role of President-elect of the International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED).  

Careers team accepts multiple SAGEA awards
Careers Service wins big at SAGEA Awards
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 - 12:00
The University of Cape Townʼs (UCT) Careers Service has cemented its reputation as a leader in its field, winning three categories at the South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA) Awards on Wednesday, 6 November.
UCT in global top 100 for graduate employability
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 08:15

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has won a spot among the top 100 universities worldwide, securing 91st position in the 2020 Quacquarelli-Symonds (QS) Graduate Employability Rankings published today.

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 - 12:30

Shongwe, who teaches at Mandlesive Secondary School in Mpumalanga, was selected to receive the prestigious University of Cape Town (UCT) accolade thanks to Sifumba’s sterling nomination to the Stella Clark Teachers’ Award committee.

Clarke was a language development lecturer in UCT’s Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED), and the award seeks to honour her memory by shining a spotlight on teachers making a marked difference in the lives of disadvantaged children in underprivileged communities.

Charmza Madiba
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 - 13:00

CHED’s Prof Mbulungeni Madiba is CHARMZA of the month for role in launching UCT’s 1st Khoisan Khoekhoegowab language course.

Five things I learnt at d-school
Fri, 24 May 2019 - 13:45

A one-day introductory course into design thinking offered UCT staff and students valuable insights into this problem-solving skill and writer Carla Bernardo jumped at the chance to take part. Here she shares what she learnt.

Fostering multilingualism on campus
Fri, 17 May 2019 - 17:45

Multilingualism is a form of development and empowerment at a time when some of the...

Em Prof Ian Scott
A proud day for Ian Scott and a triumph for Academic Development work
Thu, 02 May 2019 - 17:30

ADP Director, A/Prof Ermien van Pletzen, reflects on the proud moment that Em Prof Ian Scott is awarded an Honorary Doctorate for his life's dedication and contribution to Academic Development. 

Includes links to video excerpts of his citation and graduation.

Writing Centre gets new home sweet home
Thu, 02 May 2019 - 15:15

The Writing Centre, the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) one-stop shop for students and staff needing to hone their writing, comprehension and textual analysis skills, has a new home in the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library’s Vincent Kolbe Knowledge Commons