The University of Pretoria with Saide announces its virtual 2021 Distance Education and Teachers Training in Africa (DETA) biennial conference.
Theme: Reimagining African Teacher Education through Distance for a Post-Pandemic Future
Abstract submission is NOW open
Website link: https://www.up.ac.za/cf-deta2021
Date: 3 – 5 August
Keynote speakers are eminent practitioners in the field of distance education: Prof Asha Kanwar (President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning – COL, Canada), Prof Mpine Makoe (Unisa), Prof Jessica Aguti (Makerere University), Prof Meoli Kashorda (Executive Director of Kenya Education Network (KENET) and Prof Linda van Ryneveld (Head of the Comprehensive Online Education Services, University of Pretoria).
- Creating children’s storybooks in the languages of Africa using the African Storybook Maker App (Saide)
- KnowHow Early Learning for Teachers (in-service) (Saide)
- Using gamification as a strategy to reimagine assessments/activities that address digital competencies (lecturers and in-service teachers) (LLITUP, University of Pretoria)