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31
Mar
2016

Marilize Pretorius, ICELDA project associate, has won the prize for the best poster at the Learner Autonomy Special Interest Group (LASIG) conference hosted by the University of Antwerp. Her title was "Metacognitive awareness raising in language-discordant nurse-patient communication". Marilize demonstrated how learner autonomy in language learning depends on nursing...
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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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02
Jul
2015

Marilize_and Jo-Mari Marilize Pretorius, ICELDA project associate, and Jo-Mari Myburgh, one of our research associates, today each received the MA degree at the University of the Free State for analyzing and writing up project work in the ICELDA stable. Marilize, who obtained the degree cum laude, has also been awarded the prestigious EUROSA scholarship for doctoral study at the University of Antwerp. Her theme was the development and justification of a syllabus for nurse communication as part of the Communication for Professionals (ComforPro) project. Jo-Mari’s study examined the utility of school home language results to determine the need for, and eventual possible placement on academic literacy interventions, and was commended by external examiners as detailed, systematic and of high quality.


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03
May
2015

Marilize Pretorius Marilize Pretorius, ICELDA project associate, has been awarded a prestigious scholarship for doctoral study at the University of Antwerp. The Europe and South Africa (EUROSA) Sustainable Partnership for Human Development programme has made a three-year bursary available for her to pursue doctoral studies under the supervision of Prof. Kris...
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23
Sep
2013

Sanet Steyn A prestigious Erasmus Mundus scholarship has enabled Sanet Steyn, former NRF intern and currently ICELDA project associate, to enrol on the MA in Applied Linguistics at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.  In ICELDA, Sanet is responsible for an investigation that will lie at the heart of an eventual solution that...
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