Thought piece: Prof. Bal Chandra Luitel

The one and the many: Moving beyond the hypothetico-deductive logic and genre Prof Bal Chandra Luitel, Kathmandu University School of Education Nepal My research and practice have been informed by a host of progressively developed paradigmatic turns, which exemplify the need to embrace multiplicities whilst catering to varying needs of postgraduate researchers who aspire to [...]


The Flipped Paper Session

In keeping with the conference theme ‘transcending boundaries’ the HELTASA 2017 conference organising committee have decided to ‘walk the talk’ by including alternative presentation formats and modes of presentation. This year in addition to the Paper, Poster and Critical Dialogue sessions we introduce the ‘Flipped paper session’. Based on the idea of the flipped classroom, [...]


CRiSTaL Vol 5 No 1 (2017): Special issue: ‘Ethics, care and quality in educational development’

This special issue draws on the contributions from the 2016 International Consortium of Educational Development Conference (ICED) hosted for the very first time on African soil. The Higher Education Learning Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA) co-hosted this conference in Cape Town, South Africa, with the theme,‘Ethics, care and quality in educational development’. The contributions [...]


Growing ourselves, growing the field of academic staff development When: 7 and 8 August 2017 Where: North Campus of NMMU (details to follow) This year the focus of the PD SIG is on growing ourselves and enhancing the field of academic staff development practice in South Africa. You are invited to join the HELTASA Professional Development [...]