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Areas of Work

CILT staff are divided into three organizational teams:


The Staff Development team at CILT engages in research-led practice, focusing on the professionalization of teaching at UCT through:

  • knowledge development in the field of teaching and learning,
  • capacity building among staff,
  • supporting communication and networking across the institution,
  • and the location and development of resources for teaching.



Our Course & Curriculum Design team focuses on enhancing teaching and learning at UCT. We support staff on a range of curriculum projects. These include innovative online and blended mode of course delivery; ePortfolios; educational technology tools for enhancing student engagement; embedding graduate attributes into curriculum community engaged teaching and learning; postgraduate literacies and recognition of prior learning.

The CCD consists of the following teams:



Our Learning Technologies team develops and supports Vula, lecture recording and other online learning platforms and tools which are used campus-wide, and supports student digital literacy initiatives and programmes.