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23
Feb
2014

Gustav_Butler Dr Gustav Butler of NWU and an ICELDA project associate has written what one observer has described as a “carefully researched, sober, informative and balanced” overview of the debate in South Africa on whether the designs of academic literacy interventions should be discipline-specific or generic....
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19
Feb
2014

Academic literacy through acculturation ICELDA’s involvement in academic literacy debates has been highlighted in several papers in the latest issue (volume 47, number 2) of the Journal for Language Teaching. In one contribution, Prof. Kris Van de Poel of the University of Antwerp, and Prof. Tobie van Dyk of NWU...
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03
Nov
2013

On 31 October a panel of language experts from various language communities met in Cape Town under the chairmanship of Dr Jeanne Gamble, the chair of Umalusi’s Research Forum. The meeting examined the design of the Home Languages project that ICELDA is undertaking on behalf of this council....
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28
Oct
2013

 ICELDA Board membersTwo new members joined the board at its meeting last week, when several significant decisions involving expenditure of more than R400000 in 2014 was approved. In line with ICELDA’s mission to help build expertise in language course and test design, the aim of this expenditure is to expand...
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28
Oct
2013

 Albert Weideman and Jurie GeldenhuysAt its recent board meeting in Potchefstroom, ICELDA also took leave of another board member of long standing, Jurie Geldenhuys. Like Johann van der Walt, Jurie played an early role not only at board level, but also in assisting with the design and development of our Test of...
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