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.
“Me zisosh disse”. It is just a flesh wound. This would certainly be good news if you were wounded and one of the native speakers of the language used in this sentence. It is Dothraki and it is the fantasy language that was created for the television series Game of Thrones. Today, the language is spoken by a significant number of people who belong to a sub-cultural group in society.
A dedicated focus on the practice of technology-enhanced learning: this is what the newly established TELIT-SA research focus area is all about. TELIT-SA stands for Technology Enhanced Learning and Innovative Education and Training in South Africa, and looks at the theory and practice of learning technologies across and array of disciplines in higher education.
Drought, record-breaking storms, pollution and global warming. No-one can argue that the environment is not facing challenges. This is why the PhD study of Irene Muller, a lecturer at the School of Education on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark, examines environmental education closely.
“The North-West University (NWU) is committed to producing professionals to assume advanced careers within academia. Our postgraduate students will be the research leaders, faculty, and professional practitioners of tomorrow and as such the stewards of the university’s ethos of innovative learning and teaching and cutting-edge research.”
During the first day of the Second South African Symposium on Teacher Education for Inclusion in Vanderbijlpark, it quickly became clear that the goal of inclusive education in South Africa calls for cooperation across the educational spectrum.