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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.
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Saturday, 20 October 2018
Questions academics can ask to decolonise their classrooms

"...we’ve come up with a series of questions to encourage academics across faculties to unearth some of the norms, assumptions and everyday practices that are taken for granted and which may be entangled in the “hidden curriculum”. This might help us to think through the “how” as well as the “what”, as a first practical step towards “decolonising” our teaching."

Humanities Education Development Unit's Shannon Morreira and Associate Professor, Kathy Luckett report on the work of a working group called "Decolonising Pedagogy in the Humanities". 

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 08:30
Gearing up for exams

First Year Experience Project Director, Dr Fontaine-Rainen, offers some advice to students on how to prepare for the upcoming exams.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 13:45
Rethinking university rankings: we need to talk about quality (and inequality) of teaching

Associate Professor, Suellen Shay, wrote for The Conversation about whether there is a relationship between university rankings and quality of teaching. 

Publication Date:
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 12:30
Mini Summer School primes future students

There was loud applause from Kramer Lecture Theatre 2 last Saturday morning. Inside, Devin Finaughty and Chandra Thurgood were introducing the grade 11s of the IkamvaYouth Programme to the wonders of forensic science. And yes, there was crime scene investigation involved, just like in the movies.

It’s not often you’ll find learners “in school” over a long weekend, but this is learning of a different kind. Mini versions of UCT’s evergreen Summer School are introducing grade 11 and 12s to a menu of new subjects – and possible study and career choices.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 08:45

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