“The challenge for tertiary institutions in South Africa is to ensure that the curriculum presented is not only based on international best practice, but is also locally relevant and celebrates the research and researchers in South Africa.”
Prof Nehemia Mavetera, a professor in information systems and director of the School of Economic and Decision Sciences at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng, recently delivered his inaugural lecture.
Members of North-West University (NWU) management, academics, researchers and faculty members paid homage to the legacy of the late Dr Andre Mellet during the annual NWU Spokespersons of the Year awards evening.
Refilwe Basimane, an alumna of the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng, has recently been awarded an international scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in nuclear science and technology at the Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.
Why is mathematics being singled out as the main culprit for poor pass rates? This is the question asked by Prof Robert Balfour, Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Teaching-Learning, at the North-West University (NWU), after the Department of Basic Education (DBE) announced proposed changes to the passing requirements for Grades 7 to 9, specifically involving mathematics.
The North-West University’s (NWU’s) School of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering hosted the South African Network for Nuclear Education, Science and Technology (SAN – NEST) workshop on “Future Nuclear” research and knowledge creation, also known as “Green Frontiers” on 3 July 2017.
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