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Welcome to the HELTASA website.

The Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA) is a professional association for educators and other significant role-players in the tertiary sector.

On this website, you can find out more about HELTASA and sign up to become a member as well as read up on our latest news and make use of our resources. Explore our Special Interest Groups and Projects to understand more about the work our members are doing on the ground.

Latest News

  • Negotiating learning and identity in higher education

Negotiating learning and identity in higher education: access, persistence and retention

Negotiating learning and identity in higher education by Dr Bongi Bangeni and A. Prof Rochelle Kapp, is the latest addition to the collaborative books produced jointly by CHED and other faculties at UCT. The book [...]

Report on the 2017 Professional Development Special Interest Group Annual Workshop

The annual workshop of the HELTASA Professional Development Special Interest Group (PD SIG) was held on 7 and 8 August 2017 at the Nelson Mandela University. The Workshop, hosted jointly by the NMU and Rhodes [...]

  • Thought Piece 'Excellence' in a climate of contestation and challenges by Prof Lindsay Clowes (UWC)

Thought Piece: ‘Excellence’ in a climate of contestation and challenges by Prof Lindsay Clowes (UWC)

As underlined by recent student activism, Higher Education in South Africa faces a range of challenges.  The systemic legacies of our apartheid and colonial past, alongside global challenges of health, food and water security, environmental [...]

  • Notice to HELTASA members re Executive Committee Nominations

Notice to HELTASA members re: Executive Committee Nominations

The HELTASA Executive Committee hereby invites nominations for 4 members to the Executive Committee for the period 2018 – 2019.