University of Pretoria's Department of Physiology Celebrates Academic Leadership Achievement

Posted on March 01, 2023

The Department of Physiology is thrilled to announce the successful completion of the prestigious Programme in Academic Leadership (PAL) by our esteemed Head of Department, Prof Annie Joubert. This certificate program, offered by the renowned Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), forms part of the University of Pretoria's commitment to cultivating leadership excellence within its academic ranks.

The University handpicked an group of leaders for this initiative to embark on a transformative journey designed to refine their leadership capabilities and drive innovative changes within the institution. Joubert was among these leaders, demonstrating the esteemed caliber of expertise and dedication within our faculty.

The PAL program, through its challenging curriculum and practical action learning projects, encouraged participants to explore and implement generative AI tools in higher education. These projects aimed at leveraging cutting-edge technology to enhance the University's activities and processes, promising a future of heightened academic effectiveness and innovation.

We proudly commend Prof Joubert for her commitment to academic excellence and leadership development. This accomplishment is not only a personal milestone but also a testament to our department's continuous pursuit of educational innovation and excellence.

- Author Department of Physiology

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