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Student academic development and support renders the following services:

  • Student evaluation of teaching and module content
  • Orientation of first-year students
  • Coordinates the student peer-mentorship programme
  • Coordinates academic advising
  • Peer evaluation of academic staff
  • Co-ordinates the implementation of teaching and learning plans

SI is an academic assistance programme that aims to increase student performance and retention.

  • It is offered at first-, second-, and third-year levels to assist students with their academic studies.
  • It targets high-risk courses rather than high-risk students, and aims to improve the pass rate of students.
  • SI is presented in the form of peer-facilitated sessions, and incorporates principles of peer-collaborative learning.
  • SI aims to improve learning skills such as thinking and reasoning, responsibility and reflection.
  • Provides advice on any learning disability-related issues.
  • Provides counselling for students with disabilities.
  • Provides assistance to students who require extra time during tests and assessments.
  • Provides software for blind and partially sighted students.
  • Ensures access to the campus for physically handicapped students.
  • Provides information to lecturing staff regarding the needs of disabled students.
Uploaded: 17 March 2020
Teaching and Learning Coordinator
  • Mphumela Selina
  • Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3383
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Teaching and Learning Coordinator
  • Molokwane Boitumelo
  • Tel: +27 (0)51 507 4117
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Teaching and Learning Manager
  • Swart James
  • Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3907
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