Previous Teaching and Learning Conferences

Details of the earlier Annual Teaching & Learning Conferences are listed below. More details are available in the conference handbooks and web page. Please click on the handbook cover to view the e-copy of a particular conference handbook and then click on the conference header to access the conference webpage.


10th Annual Teaching and Learning Higher Education Conference (2016)

Theme: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Advancing teaching innovation and research excellence in higher education.
Keynote Speakers: 

  • Professor Lee Shulman
  • Professor Brenda Leibowitz
  • Professor Thabo Msibi





9th Annual Teaching and Learning Higher Education Conference (2015)

Theme: Re-Imagining Higher Education Policy Implementation: Can Policy Learn from Practice?
Complexities, Challenges and Possibilities

Keynote Speakers: 

  • Professor Adam Habib
  • Professor William Tierney
  • Professor Narend Baijnath
  • Professor Herbert Chimhundu




8th Annual Teaching and Learning Higher Education Conference (2014)

Theme: Comparative Perspectives on Higher Education Systemic Change, Curriculum Reform, Quality Promotion and Professional Development
Keynote Speakers: 

  • Professor Gayatri Spivak
  • Professor William Pinar
  • Professor Sozinho Matsinhe
  • Professor Reitumetse Mabokela
  • Dr Langa Khumalo




7th Annual Teaching and Learning Higher Education Conference (2013)

Theme: Re-envisioning African Higher Education: Alternative Paradigms, Emerging Trends and New Directions
Keynote Speakers: 

  • Professor Philip G. Altbach - Centre for International Higher Education, Boston College
  • Professor Guy Standing - School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
  • Professor Paul Gerdes - Universidade Peadagogica, Maputo
  • Professor Ian Scott - University of Cape Town




6th Annual Teaching and Learning Higher Education Conference (2012)

Theme: Higher Education in an Era of Reconstruction, Internationalisation, Competition & Cooperation
Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Nico Cloete - Centre for Higher Education Transformation (CHET)
  • Professor Kenneth King - Emeritus Professor, University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Jamil Salmi - Coordinator: Network of Tertiary Education Professionals, World Bank





5th Annual Teaching and Learning Higher Education Conference (2011)

Theme: Postgraduate Teaching and Learning, African Scholarship and Curriculum Innovation in Higher Education
Keynote Speakers:

  • Ms Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor - Minister of Science and Technology, South Africa
  • Professor Maresi Nerad - University of Washington - USA
  • Prof Noel Gough - La Trobe University- Australia
  • Prof Ari Sitas - University of Cape Town




4th Annual Teaching and Learning Higher Education Conference (2010)

Theme: Diversity, Transformation and the Student Experience in Higher Education Teaching & Learning
Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr Bonginkosi Emmanuel "Blade" Nzimande (Minister of Higher Education & Training, South Africa
  • Professor Victor Borden - Professor of Higher Education at Indiana University, Bloomington
  • Dr Siva Moodley - Director of the Department for Students with Disabilities at UNISA





3rd Annual Teaching and Learning Higher Education Conference (2009)

Theme: Multilingualism, Multiliteracies & Innovative Teaching Technologies in Higher Education
Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Mamokgethi Setati - University of South Africa
  • Professor David Boud - University of Technology: Sydney, Australia



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