Post-Graduate Diploma in Health Education
Postgraduate Studies in Health Sciences Education The EDU provides an accredited programme for colleagues who teach UCT Health Sciences Students.
Survival Guides for Course Conveners for the 2017 Mini-Semester
At the end of 2017, the Education Development Unit in the DHSE held a session for course conveners to hear how we could support them in 2017, what with the mini-semester and a series of condensed courses lying ahead.
Continuing Professional Development
The EDU offers courses in health professional education that are structured to suit a variety of professionals needs. We provide continuing professional development opportunities for colleagues who teach UCT Health Sciences Students.
Faculty of Health Sciences show and tell
Faculty of Health Sciences TET Talks Lunchtime sessions with short narratives and presentations about “ideas worth sharing. Click for more information.
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Family physicians train as teachers - an evaluation
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 14:45

Equipping family physician trainees as teachers: a qualitative evaluation of a twelve-week module on teaching and learning:
Marietjie R de Villiers, Francois J Cilliers, Francois Coetzee, Nicoline Herman, Martie van Heusden and Klaus B von Pressentin

iPads in Higher Education
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 17:00

It is now 6 years since the launch of the iPad by Apple. The graph shows the explosive acceptance of it with growing and declining popularity. Among the material influences on the varying iPad sales gradients are the increasingly versatile smartphones and the variety of touchpads and tablets now generally available, as well as the so-called detachables.

Congratulations to SAFRI fellows, 2016
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 17:15

Congratulations to Fadia Gamieldien, Soraya Maart and Jason Marcus, who have all been selected as SAFRI Fellows for 2016.

Early start to health sciences research, 2016
Monday, September 14, 2015 - 13:45

Although it is still early, start thinking (now already) about what aspects of Health Sciences Education (i.e. undergraduate education, postgraduate education and continuing professional development) you would like to present at the 2016 Health Education Research Day.

UCT staff collaborate in key text on speech language therapy
Monday, September 14, 2015 - 14:15

Speech-language therapy and audiology students in South Africa now have an invaluable resource with which to develop relevant, context-responsive practices in the school environment. Responding to the large scale challenge to develop communication for socialising and learning, editors Professor Harsha Kathard of the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and Dr Sharon Moonsamy of University of Witwatersrand, along with several contributors, recently launched Speech Language Therapy In A School Context: Principles And Practices

Ninth SAAHI conference at Boardwalk
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 15:15

The 9th annual SAAHE Conference  takes place from 22-24 June at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Port Elizabeth.

UCT Health professionals don educators' garbs
Monday, January 4, 2016 - 16:30

Congratulations to all of the following UCT staff who have recently completed postgraduate studies in health professions education.Congratulations to all of the following UCT staff who have recently completed postgraduate studies in health professions education.

Breaking down silos in teaching and learning
Monday, September 14, 2015 - 14:30

That four groups won the 2014 UCT Collaborative Educational Practice Award for collaborative educational practice might testify to the ongoing drive to break through silos in teaching and learning at the university. The UCT award for collaborative educational practice is open to two or more UCT staff members who have collaborated on a particular project to enhance the teaching and learning environment. The projects need to have been sustained for several years and to have had a positive impact

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 15:30

Something must be working well when a group of educators/researchers/clinicians leave a lunchtime meeting chatting to each other with a palpable buzz of energy. SInce September 2017 we have facilitated six Teaching & Educating with Technology Talks, known as TET Talks. Faculty staff are invited to share ideas for teaching and research, using technology

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Sakai (aka Vula) Conference 2015
Friday, June 12, 2015 - 15:30

The Apereo Foundation is a network of institutions from six continents. Its mission is to create and sustain open source software and communities that support learning, teaching and research. One such community is Sakai, on which our own Vula is based, and yes, UCT is a member of Apereo.

Fundamentals of Disruptive Research
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 18:45

Michael McCaul from the Emergency Care Society of South Africa (ECCSA)  in collaboration with the Education Development Unit hosted their first webinar on the Fundamentals of Disruptive Research” in February.

EDU Staff Member achieves MS certification
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 18:30

E-Learning Consultant at the Faculty of Health Sciences' Educational Development Unit, Sinethemba Mandyoli, recently completed the Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word courses and obtained his certificates of completion.