October 2017
Issue 02
The latest news from the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED)

UCT MOOCs have done it again

Three UCT courses have made it onto Class Central’s Top 50 MOOCs of all time in 2017. UCT MOOCs, What is a Mind?, Extinctions: Past & Present and Understanding Clinical Research: Behind the Statistics, all made it onto this exclusive list. 

Duncan Mhakure is the PI for the Tutor Professional Development Project, a collaborative initiative between the staff of the Numeracy Centre at UCT and the Engineering Faculty at CPUT.   Listen to presentations given at CETAP's first Educators' NBT workshop, "Demystifying the NBTs", held in June 2017.   The CHED Transformation Committee has embarked on a series of participatory conversations on the urgent topic of Decolonisation of the Curriculum in CHED.
CHED strategic plan

Developing CHED’s Strategic Plan (2016 to 2020) afforded the opportunity to reflect, in the context of the recent student protests, on what CHED’s role at UCT should be.  How do you fit in? Read all about CHED’s Vision, Mission, Values and expressed contributions to each of UCT’s Strategic Goals in the new CHED Strategic Plan.


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