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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Monday, 12 November 2018
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:
Tuesday, November 6, 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:
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 09:45
UCT Teaching Innovation Grant

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. 

Publication Date:
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:45
New MOOC explores fintech developments

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.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 13:30