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Summer School 2019: Booking open!
UCT's annual Summer School (7 – 25 January 2019) offers 113 short courses on everything from astronomy to zoology, music to current affairs. For the first time, booking is available through the online booking platform, Webtickets.
Collaborating and partnering for change
"Collaborating and partnering for change: 2013-2017" is a booklet that showcases CHED's contribution to UCT's strategic goals.
Are you judging?
UCT’s Senate Language Policy Committee (LPC) is interested to know what you think.
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Friday, 14 December 2018
Formal courses in higher education teaching and learning

We invite you to consider registering for the Post graduate Diploma in Higher Education Studies offered here at UCT. This is a qualification that consists of 4 modules and is designed for part time study over two years (or full time study over one year). 

 

Publication Date:
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 09:15
Teaching in extended programmes in South Africa

An edited collection, "Teaching in extended programmes in South Africa: classroom contexts, lecturer identities and teaching practices", due to be published in December 2018, "attempts to offer a window into the daily teaching realities of university lecturers working in the extended curriculum and first year domains at local universities".

Publication Date:
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 - 09:00
Unbundling and Rebundling Higher Education in an Age of Inequality

The Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching's (CILT) Laura Czerniewicz wrote for the Educause Review about "Unbundling and Rebundling Higher Education in an Age of Inequality":

"Unbundling and rebundling are terms that have become more widespread in the last few years, in articles in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Forbes, Huffington Post, and EDUCAUSE Review.1 But these terms do not come from higher education; their original source is the banking industry. An online search for unbundling and rebundling today will lead to results not only in banking but also in the computer industry, legal services, and of course, the music industry. Relatively recently, these concepts have become realities in higher education—at a time when state funding for education is decreasing, higher education tuitions are increasing in many parts of the world, and student numbers and demographics are changing as well."

Publication Date:
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 - 14:30
Opening up access to knowledge

The University of Cape Town (UCT) joined institutions around the world in celebrating Open Access Week, which focuses on promoting open knowledge sharing, from 22 to 28 October. The event theme this year was “Designing equitable foundations for open knowledge”.

“What open access enables is a freer exchange of how learning and teaching materials are developed and shared,” said Dr Glenda Cox, of UCT’s Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT).

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 12:45

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