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CILT Design Studio
Join us for a flexible four-week short course to redesign your course for online teaching! (with optional weekly Zoom sessions) The course starts 7 July. Registration is free.
How CILT can support remote teaching
The Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching is hosting webinars and producing resources to help you in your remote teaching.
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a growing concern all over the world. Read UCT's feature page on COVID-19 here.
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Course convenors need to prepare for remote teaching. Moving teaching and learning activities online requires preparation from academic staff and tutors. For advice, assistance or a personal consultation please contact help@vula.uct.ac.za
Teaching Online Portal
The Teaching Online Portal is a CILT-authored resources that covers teaching and learning online, from communicating with students to creating multi-media content. It contains links to tools, policies, stories of online teaching practices by UCT...


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Monday, 3 August 2020
University of Cape Town (UCT) in its response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

As many of you may be aware today the Minister of Health announced that 6 more cases of COVID-19 had been identified and one of those cases has been confirmed as being in the Western Cape. The UCT leadership has established the UCT business continuity management coordinating committee – the COVID-19 Coordinating Committee (CCC) – which is responsible for responding to the outbreak.

Publication Date:
Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 14:00
New MOOC prioritises visually impaired learners

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has added a new massive open online course (MOOC) to its portfolio of short courses to help educators who lack the skill sets to teach children with disabilities. The course will, among other things, enable teachers to nurture the intellectual and emotional well-being of these learners.

Publication Date:
Tue, 03 Mar 2020 - 11:15
UCT Assoc Prof Co-Pierre Georg and team created the first specialisation on Coursera from Africa.
UCT online courses give start-ups a digital boost

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) newly launched Fintech in Emerging Markets specialisation aims to provide an African perspective on emerging technologies to fully realise their potential on the continent. The courses feature a range of guest lecturers from UCT, the financial services industry and start-ups who will share their experience not only with fintech, but with entrepreneurship in emerging markets in general.

Publication Date:
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 - 11:00
Dr Kasturi Behari-Leak: Appointed President of HELTASA

The Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA) is a professional association for educators and other significant role-players in the tertiary sector.

Publication Date:
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 10:15