Employment Opportunity – Siyaphumelela Evaluation

Saide is seeking the services of an evaluator experienced in evaluations of higher education interventions to conduct an evaluation of particular aspects of the four year Siyaphumelela initiative, funded by the Kresge Foundation. Evaluation proposals (including elaboration of scope, approach, proposed budget, CV and contact details of three referees) should be sent by email by [...]


What to expect at HELTASA 2017

The response to the HELTASA 2017 conference call has been phenomenal. Thank you to all delegates that have registered and submitted abstracts. With almost 200 abstracts for papers, posters, flipped paper sessions, critical dialogue sessions and workshops, the HELTASA 2017 conference promises to be an intellectually stimulating event.  In line with the conference theme, we [...]


Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education for Academic Developers: call for applications for 2018-2019

The Centre for Higher Education Research, Teaching and Learning at Rhodes University invites applications for a two-year, part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education for Academic Developers (2018 – 2019)   Purpose of the qualification The aim of this Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education, registered on the NQF at honours level (HEQSF level 8), is to enhance [...]


HELTASA Think Piece: Stephanie Allais

The value of the lecture The lecture is commonly dismissed as an outdated form of pedagogy, both in relation to opportunities opened by new technologies and in terms of emphasis on student activity and discussion. I argue that the lecture is a key part of academic work, and should be seen as a core pedagogy—obviously [...]