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Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Excellent teachers recognised

WINNERS: Some of the winners in the different categories with Acting Dean of the Faculty, Prof Penelope Engel-Hills. WINNERS: Some of the winners in the different categories with Acting Dean of the Faculty, Prof Penelope Engel-Hills.

Videos, peer education and online platforms are just some of the innovative tools the excellent teachers recently honoured by the Faculty of Health and Wellness Sciences use in their classrooms.

A number of outstanding teachers were honoured during the Faculty’s annual Teaching Excellence Awards.

Five departmental winners were recognised while Ryan Matthews from the Department of Emergency Medical Sciences (EMS) scooped the overall Faculty Teaching Excellence Award.

The five departmental winners are: Dr Lisa Graham, (Biomedical Sciences) Dr Kathleen Grant (Biomedical Sciences), Nkosikho Sogwagwa (Biomedical Sciences), Llizane McDonald (EMS) and Valdiela Daries (Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Sciences).

This year the Faculty also introduced a number of new categories.

The winners in these categories are:

  • Outstanding Workplace Learning Engagement Initiative: John Meyer (EMS)
  • Service Learning – Saaiga Ismail (MITS)
  • Language initiatives – Dr Lisa Graham (Biomedical Sciences).
  • Outstanding Research Awardees: Prof Peter Clarke-Farr (Ophthalmic Sciences), Dr Hilda Vember (Nursing) and Dr Glenda Davison (Biomedical Sciences)
  • Outstanding Teaching with Technology initiative: Dr Lisa Graham (Biomedical Sciences).
  • Outstanding First-Year experience and Orientation Initiative: Wendy Solomon Biomedical Sciences)
  • Outstanding Curriculum Development: Marlene Bezuidenhout (Dental Sciences)

Acting Dean of the Faculty, Prof Penelope Engel-Hills, said celebrating success in the workplace was important and thanked the winners for going the extra mile.

Written by Ilse Fredericks

Email: Frederickskennediji@cput.ac.za

Provides coverage for the Health and Wellness Sciences and Informatics and Design Faculties.