Faculty of Education and Training hosts Research Showcase

Koos Degenaar -- Mon, 11/16/2015 - 17:18

Faculty of Education and Training hosts Research Showcase

The Faculty of Education and Training on the North-West University´s (NWU´s) Mafikeng Campus hosted a Research Showcase on 13 November 2015 at the Mmabatho Palms Hotel. The theme of the research showcase was “Dynamics in Education Research”.

The main objective was to show research highlights and its future trajectories and to recognise outstanding research conducted both by staff and students in the faculty.

The guest speaker was the Chief Executive Officer of Education Training and Development Programme (ETDP) Seta of South Africa, Ms N Mxesi.

The event was preceded by a gala dinner for all researchers in the faculty and was addressed by Prof Linda Chisholm from Centre for Education Transformation at the University of Johannesburg.

In his address, Prof Eno Ebenso, the vice-rector for research and planning, said that as an academic you either publish or perish. He also gave the assurance that the Rector’s Office supports all endeavours that deal with research, teaching and learning and community development.

The Faculty of Education and Training Research Showcase was attended by, among others, Dr Shadrack Mvula, representative of the North West Department of Education and Training; Prof Lumkile Lalendle, campus vice-rector for teaching, learning and quality assurance; and Prof Dawid Gericke, dean of the faculty.

fltr: Prof Lalendle, Prof Diko, Ms Mxesi, Prof Gericke, Dr Mvula and Prof Sepeng.