CTL hosts the NWU Teaching and Learning (T&L) Conference (formerly Campus Seminar) annually. The NWU T&L Conference is a conference for general teaching and learning in higher education, and workshops and presentations are aimed at a multidisciplinary audience. NWU academic staff are invited to attend this interactive two-day event (no conference fee). The annual theme stems from the national drive for teaching and learning, as well as trends in higher education.

Teaching & Learning Conference 2021

The 4th Annual T&L Conference 2021 (Blended - Virtual & F2F)

Theme: Transformative pedagogies towards transformation in Higher Education
Date: 19-21 October 2021
Venue: Virtual on MS Teams and F2F on each campus
Keynote 1: Prof. Paul Prinsloo, Research Professor in Open Distance Learning (University of South Africa) on “Who owns the future? Re-considering the narratives informing ‘transforming pedagogy’ in higher education”.
Keynote 2: Ms Gloria Castrillón, Director: Centre for Academic Planning and Quality Promotion (University of Johannesburg) & Dr Kirti Menon, Senior Director of the Division for Academic Planning, Quality Promotion and Academic Staff
Development (University of Johannesburg) on “Quality Assuring the Unknown”.

View the Conference app for the programme (sent via email to delegates).

 

Teaching & Learning Conference 2020

The 3rd Annual T&L Conference 2020 (Virtual)

Theme: Pathways towards enhancing academic professional identity and student success
Date: 27–29 October 2020
Venue: Online
Pre-workshop presenter: Prof. Susan van Schalkwyk, Director: Centre for Health Professions Education (Stellenbosch University) on “Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL): From conceptualisation to execution”.
Keynote 1: Prof. Dr. Ilona Buchem, Professor in Media and Communication (Beuth University of Applied Sciences, Berlin) on “Open virtual mobility for academic professional identity and student success”.
Keynote 2: Prof. Francois Strydom, Director: Centre for Teaching and Learning (University of the Free State) on “Evidence: A pathway to identity, student success and social justice”.

View the programme here.

 

Teaching & Learning Conference 2019

The 2nd Annual T&L Conference 2019

Theme: Teaching and learning excellence in an age of uncertainty
Date: 28–30 May 2019
Venue: The Roots, Potchefstroom
Pre-workshop presenters: Dr Jacqui De Matos-Ala, Senior Lecturer (University of the Witwatersrand) on “The challenge and potential of large class teaching” and Dr Melanie Skead, Director: Centre for Teaching and Learning (Stellenbosch University) on "(Curriculum) Transformation in an age of pressure and possibility".
Keynote 1: Prof. Louis C. H. Fourie, Deputy Vice Chancellor: Knowledge and Information Technology Services (Cape Peninsula University of Technology) on “The fourth industrial revolution and the age of uncertainty”.
Keynote 2: Dr Kasturi Behari-Leak, Chairperson: Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA) on “Teaching and learning excellence in an age of uncertainty”.

View the programme here.

 

Teaching & Learning Conference 2018

The 1st Annual T&L Conference 2018

Theme: Embracing institutional change: responsiveness, collaboration and success
Date: 29–31 May 2018
Venue: The Roots, Potchefstroom
Pre-workshop presenter: Ms Brenda Mallinson, OER Africa, Learning Technologies and OER Consultant on “Academic Professional Development in a Digital Age: Exploring Aspects of Digital Fluency for Blended Teaching and Learning”
Keynote 1: Dr Wayne Mackintosh, Founding Director of the OER Foundation and the UNESCO, Commonwealth of Learning and ICDE Chair in OER at Otago Polytechnic and the Foundation on “The OERu: From Vision to Reality”.
Keynote 2: Dr Tony Mays, Manager: Unit for Distance Education University of Pretoria (Groenkloof) on “Curriculum Transformation: Taking Time to Design”.
Keynote 3: Prof Paul Prinsloo, Research Professor in Open Distance Learning (ODL), College of Economic and Management Sciences, Unisa on “Faculty as Quantified, Measured and Tried: The Lure of the Red Shoes”.

View the programme here.

 

Teaching & Learning Conference 2017

 

The 7th CTL T&L Conference 2017

Theme: Going Places: Let’s Invent the Future
Date: 6 and 7 June 2017
Venue: Riverside Sun, Vanderbijlpark
Keynote Day 1: Prof Paul Prinsloo, Research Professor in Open Distance Learning (ODL), College of Economic and Management Sciences, Unisa on “Curriculum-as-contested-space”.
Keynote Day 2: Mr Willie Maritz, Founder and Managing Director, Kalleo People Group on “The Death of the Course”.

Photos from the day

 

 

 

Conference Coordinators
 

Dr Jessica Pool
Conference Coordinator
018 299 2717
jessica.pool@nwu.ac.za
Building E8, Office Room 104
Potchefstroom Campus

Dr Manuela Fernandes-Martins
Programme Coordinator
016 910 3315
11781610@nwu.ac.za
Building 13, Office 307
Vaal Campus