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.
Professor Lis Lange, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Teaching and Learning encourages UCT academics, teams or departments to apply for the Teaching Innovation Grant to fund initiatives aimed at making teaching at UCT more effective.
The huge shake-up following the 2008 global financial crisis and the rapid innovations it has sparked are at the heart of a new massive open online course (MOOC) devised by the University of Cape Town (UCT). The course starts on 13 August.
"TLC2018: Care. Connect. Create" was successfully hosted at Kramer Building on 17 July 2018.
This event is an opportunity for members of the UCT community with an interest in teaching and learning, employees and students, to share their teaching approaches, practices and experiences across multiple levels (the individual, the departmental, the teaching and learning community, and the institution).