The Centre of Learning, Teaching and Development assists with continuous professional development through the following activities:


  • Champions the professionalisation of academic staff, including promoting the scholarship for learning and teaching development
  • Promotes the acquisition of teaching skills which contribute to academic excellence in learning and teaching
  • Provides specialised expertise in programme design, assessment and learning materials development
  • assists faculties in Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) candidate advice and support
  • Provides specialized expertise and functions in designing and managing relevant and accredited academic programmes
  • Assists academic staff to attain a teaching qualification, for example, a Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education and Transformation (PGDHET)
  • Champions academic staff development for higher degrees (Masters and Doctorates).


Peer assisted learning
Reading & writing centres
English proficiency assistance
Life skills training
Student placement
National Benchmark Tests (NBTs)
Computer literacy
Dutch universities’ capacity building collaboration

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