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23
Jun
2013

Albert Weideman At the invitation of the dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences of Nanyang Technological University, Prof. Alan Chan, ICELDA CEO Albert Weideman presented a “Brown bag seminar” there on 30 May. He spoke on how our conceptualisation of academic literacy interventions has changed. The...
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08
May
2013

 Marilize PretoriusCongratulations to ICELDA intern Marilize Pretorius, who has completed her first MA with distinction. Her dissertation was entitled “The transnational intellectual in contemporary Nigerian literature”. Marilize is currently registered for another master’s study with the Department of Linguistics and Language Practice at the University of the Free State. Her dissertation...
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28
Apr
2013

Home Languages ProjectOn 6 May Colleen du Plessis will address the Language Policy Forum at Tel Aviv University. The forum brings together academics and language policy experts from the region on a monthly basis to share insights on various issues of a sociolinguistic nature. Colleen will talk on the topic of  “Dealing...
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17
Apr
2013

Anna Pot Anna Pot, MA Applied linguistics student from the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, has just arrived to serve a four-month internship with ICELDA. The internship is a credit-earning component of her course, and the requirement is that it should ideally be done in an organization in which language plays a central role.

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30
Mar
2013

Sanet Steyn Sanet Steyn, former ICELDA bursary holder, NRF-funded intern and now ICELDA research associate, has been awarded the prestigious Erasmus Mundus scholarship. Funded by the European Union, this programme is geared towards meeting regional needs in higher education. Sanet will be enrolling for the highly regarded MA in Applied Linguistics...
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