Language fascinates Prof Bertus van Rooy, who thrives on the intricacies of human expression through language and, for his efforts, has moved up from B3 to B2 in the National Research Foundation (NRF) rating system. Bertus is a lecturer in languages and director of the research focus area Understanding and Processing Language in Complex Settings (UPSET) at the North-West University's (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark.
Under the guidance of physical education teachers, schoolgirls in South Africa should be exposed to more activities that promote early object control skills.
A Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Mahikeng, with an agro-processing focus, could hold economic benefits for the city and the North West Province - provided there is sufficient policy and planning support.
When it comes to learning and understanding statistics, many students see the subject as a daunting challenge leaving them not only demotivated but also frustrated – sometimes even before starting the module at university.
The NWU Council appointed a new deputy vice-chancellor for research and innovation during its extraordinary meeting on 17 August. Prof Nancy (Refilwe) Phaswana-Mafuya will serve in this position from October for a term of five years.
The Transforming Encounters Research Group at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) School of Philosophy on the campus in Potchefstroom recently held a panel discussion on exploring curriculum transformation and the concept of university after decolonisation.
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