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12
Sep
2016

Tobie van Dyk’s inaugural lecture on the role of academic literacy interventions takes a much wider perspective on this than has been done before. Entitled “Academic acculturation and holistic, value-driven transformation: the role of academic literacy”, it held up a broader view of the many components of this complex of...
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30
Jan
2016

We are taking leave of Gini Keyser, current ICELDA office administrator at the UFS. In her place come two new faces: Johan Odendaal and Tilani du Preez. Tilani is a qualified psychometrist, currently completing her dissertation for the MA degree in Industrial Psychology at Stellenbosch University. Johan is currently enrolled for a second honours degree (the first was in Drama and Theatre Arts) at the UFS, in Language Practice.


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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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