Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)


The purpose of the SoTL funds is to provide academics and professional staff with an opportunity to research their own teaching-learning praxis in a scientific manner in order to improve teaching and learning, expand their research and deliver research outputs.


SoTL Project: Video Series

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Do you SoTL? These colleagues do! Click here to see how lecturers and professional staff engage in SoTL at NWU.
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SoTL projects reflect a range of practices and inquiry into teaching and learning at NWU. The focus of the SoTL project is aimed at improving the practice of teaching and learning.



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SoTL Invitation

SoTL Infographic

More information

Application for funding template

Progress report template

Financial guidelines

Budget template


CTL SoTL Team:

For enquiries about the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) at NWU, please contact the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL). For consultations on SoTL projects and funding, please contact the following colleagues


Dr Manuela Fernandes-Martins
Senior Academic Developer
016 910 3315
Building A14, Office SL307
Vanderbijlpark Campus

Ms Tshepo Mahuma
Senior Academic Developer
018 299 4893
Building C1, Office 239
Potchefstroom campus

Dr Musara Lubombo
Senior Lecture School of Communications
Faculty of Humanities
018 389 2363
Building A3 Block C, Office 1131.
Mahikeng Campus

Ms Senwelo Leepo
Administrative Assistant
018 389 2091
Building A3 Block D, Office G10
Mahikeng Campus