Leaders urged to work towards digital knowledge parity
Speaking at the 13th International Conference and Exhibition on ICT for Education, Training and Skills Development in Kigali, Czerniewicz said African governments should rethink online power dynamics.
Rethinking university rankings
Associate Professor Suellen Shay says we need to talk about quality (and inequality) of teaching. Originally published in The Conversation.
One Button Studio
The One Button Studio (OBS) is an automated video recording venue that requires no technical skills on how to use camera and audio equipment, you simply press a button and start talking.
CILT [Open] Position Papers
This series of position papers from the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching at the University of Cape Town draws on professional and research experience to provide overviews of key issues in higher education.
Four step-by-step Guides from OpenUCT
The Guides are all freely available from the OpenUCT repository; while aimed at UCT, global feedback has confirmed their value in universities throughout the world.
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Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Burst of energy from new UCT lecturers

Twenty new, full-time academics have celebrated their completion of the New Academic Practitioners’ Programme (NAPP), a holistic programme of professional development for new lecturers at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

Publication Date:
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 23:15
Unbundling and Rebundling Higher Education in an Age of Inequality

Unbundling and rebundling are happening in different parts of college and university education, through new forms of teaching and learning provision and in different parts of the degree path, in every dimension and aspect—creating a complicated environment in an educational sector that is already in a state of disequilibrium.

Publication Date:
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 - 08:00
Opening up access to knowledge

UCT joined institutions around the world in celebrating Open Access Week, which focuses on promoting open knowledge sharing, from 22 to 28 October. The event theme this year was “Designing equitable foundations for open knowledge”.

Publication Date:
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 12:00
Rethinking university rankings: we need to talk about quality (and inequality) of teaching

Each year the release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings generates a great deal of interest, excitement – and debate. This year all eyes are on China which, according to the 2018 rankings, “steps up its ascent” as “East closes in on West”. China’s Tsinghua University in 22nd place has overtaken all of its other Asian competitors.

Publication Date:
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 - 09:45