Professional Development SIG2020-02-07T11:47:08+02:00

Convening Committee Members:

Convenor: Rosaline Govender,
Research Convenor: Jo-Anne Vorster,

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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