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08
Jul
2012

Johann van der Walt, professor and current head of the Centre for Academic and Professional Language Practice of North-West University (Potchefstroom) not only delivered a keynote at the recently held joint annual conference of the Southern African Applied Linguistics Association (SAALA), the Linguistics Society of South Africa (LSSA) and...
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08
Jul
2012

Marjolijn Verspoor Kees de Bot At the recently held joint annual conference of the Southern African Applied Linguistics Association (SAALA), the Linguistics Society of South Africa (LSSA) and the South African Association for Language Teaching (SAALT) in Bloemfontein, two of the keynotes were sponsored by ICELDA. Marjolijn Verspoor of the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen spoke...
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08
Jul
2012

Zaan Bester during SAALA Conference Two ICELDA test developers, Zaan Bester of Stellenbosch University, and Avasha Rambiritch of the University of Pretoria, were elected to the new executive of the Southern African Applied Linguistics Association (SAALA) at its recent AGM in Bloemfontein. SAALA recently held its 2012 joint conference with the Linguistics Society of...
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19
Jun
2012

Avasha Rambiritch on graduation day One of ICELDA’s associates, currently teaching in the Unit for Academic Literacy of the University of Pretoria, recently received the D. Phil. degree from the University of the Free State. Avasha Rambiritch was awarded the doctorate for a thesis on Accessibility, transparency and...
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20
May
2012

Albert Weideman The current debates in South Africa about standardisation and equivalence can be deepened if we examine ways of going beyond conventional notions of validation and validity, and take responsible design criteria to constitute the overriding conditions for the development of assessment instruments, Albert Weideman, ICELDA's CEO said at the...
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