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  • Record number of Education Doctorates at graduation

    Posted on September 10, 2018

    On 7 September 2018, the Faculty of Education proudly awarded 28 Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

  • DETA 2017 a great success

    Posted on December 06, 2017

    The Unit for Distance Education co-chairs a biennial conference on Distance Education and Teachers’ Training in Africa (DETA). The DETA conference in August 2017 was hosted by the College of Education of the University of Rwanda in Kigali. A record number of delegates attended the 2017...

  • DEASA 2017 hosted in Lusaka

    Posted on December 06, 2017

    The Unit for Distance Education is a member of the Distance Education Association of Southern Africa (DEASA) and currently manages the DEASA finances. From 09 to 12 November, Dr Tony Mays and Mr Willem Cronje were in Lusaka to participate in an exco meeting, to offer in-country logistical support...

  • Unit for Distance Education salutes Dr Ruth Aluko

    Posted on December 06, 2017

    Ruth Aluko is a researcher and instructional design supporter with the Unit for Distance Education at the University of Pretoria. She manages the quality assurance of distance education practices in the unit. She is also involved in the facilitation of training and workshops at both local and...

  • October 2016 Short Contact Session

    Posted on October 14, 2016

    The second short contact session in 2016 is slated for 15 October at all the venues, where students are registered.

  • Work visit by Ms Rebecca Wambua

    Posted on October 14, 2016

    Ms Rebecca Wambua, the Director: Institute for Open and Distance Learning, Africa Nazarene University (Ongata-Rongai, Nairobi, Kenya) is on a work visit to the Unit for Distance Education.

  • Pan-Commonwealth Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PCF8)

    Posted on October 14, 2016

    The Unit for Distance Education will be presenting two papers at the PCF8 conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • 748 Distance Education Students Graduate

    Posted on September 12, 2016

    A total of 748 distance education students will be receiving their certificates during the spring graduation ceremonies.

  • Graduations

    Posted on May 03, 2016

    The University will be graduating 896 distance education students at its Autumn Graduation Ceremony.

  • New Manager: Unit for Distance Education

    Posted on May 03, 2016

    Tony Mays has assumed duty as the new Manager of the Unit for Distance Education, University of Pretoria.

  • New Programme

    Posted on May 03, 2016

    The University of Pretoria will be launching its new BEdHons in Teacher Education and Professional Development (TEPD) in October 2016.

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