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17
Oct
2015

Professor Albert Weideman

Albert Weideman has stepped down as ICELDA’s chief executive in order to pave the way for a thorough rethink of the future vision and direction of the partnership. In his annual report to the Board, he stressed that ICELDA was entering a new phase, in which it needed to...
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01
Oct
2015

Professor Alan Davies

Alan Davies, professor emeritus at the University of Edinburgh, passed away at the end of September. His professional expertise was internationally recognized and acclaimed; entering into the new field of applied linguistics just as the University of Edinburgh became a model for its institutional accommodation as a discipline, he was...
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01
Oct
2015

Marilize Pretorius

After winning the prestigious EUROSA scholarship, Marilize Pretorius has now taken up studies at the University of Antwerp under the supervision of Prof. Kris Van de Poel. Her PhD thesis will take up where her MA dissertation on communication in the nursing profession ended, focussing on how to make...
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17
Sep
2015

Sophie Gruhn

Congratulations to Sophie Gruhn, who recently received her MA degree in Multilingualism from the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. Sophie graduated with distinction on this newly instituted degree, which is for the greater part taught from the RUG campus in Leeuwarden. Sophie recently developed a new Test of Emergent Literacy (TEL) for...
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16
Aug
2015

Gini Keyser

Gini Keyser, newly appointed ICELDA intern, will have several key responsibilities. She will take care of the test and office administration for ICELDA’s operation at the UFS, and will at the same time complete a master’s degree in language testing. Her dissertation will deal with the theoretical justification of...
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