Book Launch: Critical Reflections on Professional Learning during Covid-19: Context, Practice and Change

The first HELTASA book was launched by the Professional Learning Project Team. This book is a collection of written reflections on South African academics’ professional learning during Emergency Remote Teaching (ERT) and how they navigated the rethinking and adaptation of teaching, learning and assessment.


Key Takeaways – Reimagining change with emergent strategies

HELTASA’s Digital Teaching and Learning Project Team facilitated two Digital Dialogues in 2022. The first Digital Dialogue in May was prompted by the question “What’s happening digitally at your institution now?”, the focus for the second was on digital inequalities and emergent strategies in higher education. This involved a facilitated emergent strategies process, drawing on participants’ collective agency to share incremental steps towards change and thereby, reshaping our relationships with change.


Webinar: Transforming educational practices in higher education through critical reflection

With the post-Covid -19 turn in higher education it is imperative that we pause and critically reflect on our educational practices during the last 27 months. The Professional Learning Project (PLP) of HELTASA invited Prof Jack Whitehead from the University of Cumbria to facilitate a webinar on, Transforming educational practices in HE through critical reflection.


Key Takeaways: What’s happening digitally in higher education institutions in SA?

The first digital dialogue organised by HELTASA’s Digital Learning and Teaching Project Team on 28 May 2022 focused on the question, “What's happening at your institution now?”. Starting with this piece, the project team aims to write a short reflective piece after each digital dialogue for a recap and further engagement.


HELTASA Think Piece: Stephanie Allais

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