Professional Development SIG2018-08-01T07:34:55+00:00

Upcoming Event – PD SIG Symposium

Professional Development Special Interest Group Symposium on PGDips and other structured staff development programmes:

14 and 15 August 2018
Central University of Technology

Click to download the draft programme and session abstracts below:

draft programme PDSIG HELTASAsession abstracts PDSIG HELTASA

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Should you be interested in contributing to the symposium, please complete the form below by 9 July 2018. Notification of acceptance of proposals will be sent out by 13 July 2018. The programme will be posted by 20 July 2018.

PDSIG Presentation / Session / Workshop Proposal



Convening Committee Members:

Convenor: Jo-Anne Vorster,, 046 603 7390

Co-convenor: Rosaline Govender,

SIG description:

The Professional Development Special Interest Group (PD SIG) is a network of academics and academic developers collaboratively constructing spaces and opportunities for professional development across Higher Education Institutions in South Africa.

The PD SIG committee is responsible for organising at least one annual workshop in which members of the SIG share knowledge and strategies for the professional development of academis for their teaching role. In addition, the SIG explories how the enhancement of the knowledge and practices of academic developers.


If you have used any of the CHERTL resources in your staff development work, please could you let us know how you have done so. You can write to Jo-Anne Vorster at

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