Reimagining African Teacher Education through Distance for a Post-Pandemic Future

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DETA Conference 2021

 

Announcement

Call for abstract: Now open

The Unit for Distance Education in conjunction with the Faculty of Education and Saide has the pleasure to announce its ninth Distance Education and Teachers’ Training in Africa (DETA) biennial conference.

Over the years, DETA has attracted participants from around the continent of Africa and beyond.  The Virtual 2021 DETA conference will be an extraordinary experience for all participants, providing an unusual opportunity to network amongst educators, researchers and postgraduate students. 

Theme:  Reimagining African Teacher Education through Distance for a Post-Pandemic Future

Dates:  3 to 5 August 2021

Keynote Speakers:  Identified from global and local eminent scholars in the field of distance education.

Mode: Virtual

Call for abstract: Now open

Plan to be part of this exciting conference. Click here to read more about the abstract submission process.

 

                                      

 

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Message from the Dean: Prof Chika Sehoole

The Organising Committee of 2021 Distance Education and Teachers’ Training in Africa (DETA) Conference is pleased to announce the hosting of the DETA 2021 Conference that will take place on the 3th - 5th August 2021

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Conference Overview by the Manager of the Unit for Distance Education: Dr Mary Ooko

The University of Pretoria, Faculty of Education, in collaboration with Saide, is pleased to welcome delegates to our first virtual DETA Conference in August 2021.

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Keynote Speaker: Professor Asha Singh Kanwar

Professor Asha Singh Kanwar, one of the world’s leading advocates of learning for sustainable development, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth of Learning. Throughout her career spanning over 35 years, she has made outstanding contributions in the areas of teaching, research and international development.