Pre-Conference Workshop:  22 November   |  Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands & Southern Sun Newlands

Conference:  23 - 25 November  |  Baxter Theatre, Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands & Southern Sun Newlands

Pre-conference workshops


Workshops are 1.5 hours in length.

*K Sutherland's workshop is a 3 hour workshop (First Session:09:00-10:30. Second Session: 11:00-12:30)

*S. Braun's workshop is a 3 hour workshop (First Session:13:30-15:00. Second Session: 15:30-17:00)



International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED 2016)

Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association of South Africa (HELTASA 2016)

Theme: Ethics, Care and Quality in Educational Development

Shuttle to from Rondebosch to Newlands

Pre-conference workshops: 22 November 2016

08h00 – 09h00

Registration & refreshments

Park Inn Radisson Newlands and Southern Sun Newlands Hotel


Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Room 5

Room 6

Room 7

09h00 – 10h30

Workshop 1

Celia Popovic

Workshop 5

Daniel Al-Kabbani

Workshop 9

Joan Tronto

Workshop 13



Workshop 16

Shelda Debowski

Workshop 20

Revd Delysia Timm

Workshop 24

Maria Wennerström

10h30 – 11h00


11h00 – 12h30

Workshop 2

Lars Uhlin

Workshop 6

John Sweet

Workshop 10

Dr Sherran


Workshop 13



Workshop 17

Sally Bradley

Workshop 21

Keisha Valdez

Workshop 25

Annelies Gilis

12h30 – 13h30


13h30 – 15h00

Workshop 3

David Baume

Workshop 7

Kogi Naidoo

Workshop 11

Lynn Quinn

Workshop 14

Denise Wood

Workshop 18

Brenda Leibowitz

Workshop 22

Stefan Braun

Workshop 26

Shelda Debowski

15h00 – 15h30


15h30 – 17h00

Workshop 4

Pascal Fischer

Workshop 8

Lindsey Nicholls  

Workshop 12

Torgny Roxå

Workshop 15

Michalinos Zemblyas

Workshop 19

Shelda Debowski

Workshop 23

Stefan Braun

Workshop 27

Rachel Forsyth

18h00 – 12h00

Cocktail/welcome function V&A Aquarium




Workshop 1: Celia Popovic (York University), Pam Parker (City University), John-Paul Foxe (Ryerson Univesity), Fiona Smart (Edinburgh Napier University), Allan Goody (Consultant), Carole Davis (Middlesex University), Carolyn Hoessler (University of Saskatchewan).

Shoes for the shoemaker's children: professional development for educational developers


Workshop 2: Lars Uhlin, (Karolinska Institutet), Maria Kvarnström (Karolinska Institutet), Lotta Åbjörnsson (Lund University), Alastair Creelman (Linnaeus University), Kenneth Johansson (Lund University), Anders Gerestrand (Linnaeus University), Maria Hedberg, (Lund University), Anne Whaits, (The Independent Institute of Education(IIE)

Collaboration across borders for professionalisation of educational development - the course Open Networked Learning as an arena for Professional Development for teachers in Higher Education


Workshop 3: David Baume

Is it working?” - Outcomes, Monitoring and Evaluation in Academic Development

Workshop 4: Dr Pascal Fischer (Universität Kassel)

Using e-assessments for testing competence-oriented learning outcomes 

Workshop 5: Daniel Al-Kabbani, (Creaversity, Paderborn, Germany)

Improvisational Theatre as a method for holistic teaching and higher-education-teacher-trainings 

Workshop 6: John Sweet, (Cardiff University)

Creative Personal Journey: Focus on Assisting Self-directed Learning 

Workshop 7: A/Prof Kogi Naidoo, (Charles Sturt University)

Exploring mindfulness and caring in higher education 

Workshop 8: Lindsey Nicholls (London South Bank University)

Taking Care; teaching compassion through reflexive activities

Workshop 9: Joan Tronto (University of Minnesota)

Caring for Social Justice 

Workshop 10: Dr Sherran Clarence (Rhodes University) & Dr Karin Wolff (Cape Peninsula University of Technology)

Working with Legitimation Code Theory to understand and improve teaching and learning in education 

Workshop 11: Prof Lynn Quinn & Dr Jo-Anne Vorster (Centre for Higher Education Research, Teaching and Learning, Rhodes University) 

Planning a Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education

Workshop 12: Torgny Roxå, (Lund University) and Katarina Mårtensson (Lund University)

What are we as educational developers doing to academics and why?

Workshop 13: Kathryn Sutherland: Editor: IJAD & Johan Geertsema: IJAD Associate Editor 

Publishing in the International Journal for Academic Development  3hr Workshop  

Workshop 14: Denise Wood (Central Queensland University) 

‘Everybody’s Business’: Improving higher education access, participation and outcomes for people from diverse backgrounds through an ethic of care approach

Workshop 15: Michalinos Zemblyas (University of Cyprus) 

Doing Research on Identity and Culture in Conflict-Affected Societies: Ontological and Anthropological Insights 

Workshop 16: Shelda Debowski

Increasing the reach, influence and impact of higher education development 

Workshop 17: Sally Bradley (presenting for Kathryn Harrison (Higher Education Academy))

Global Recognition for Successful Teaching in Higher Education

Workshop 18: Brenda Leibowitz (University of Johannesburg) and Jane Rarieya (Aga Khan University) 

Developing a SOTL Strategy for your Institution or Faculty


Workshop 19: Shelda Debowski 

Through the looking glass of higher education development: Creating a safe space for academics to learn, grow, question and challenge 

Workshop 20: Revd Dr Delysia Timm (DUT), Delysia Norelle Timm 

Using Self-Study Action Research to explore ethics, care and quality in Higher Educational Practice and Research (HEPR).

Workshop 21: Keisha Valdez, EdD (Centre for Excellence in Teaching and LearningThe University of the West Indies, St Augustine) 

The Proof of the Pudding: Determining the Impact of Your Faculty Development Programme on Teaching Practice 

Workshop 22: Stefan Braun (Freelancer) and Thomas Tribelhorn (University of Bern) 

Simulation as means for integrating ethical aspects in educational development 

Workshop 23: Stefan Braun (Freelancer) and Thomas Tribelhorn (University of Bern) 

Simulation as means for integrating ethical aspects in educational development 

Workshop 24: Maria Wennerström Wohrne, Johan Wickström, Ulrike Schnaas, (Unit for academic teaching and learning Uppsala University, Sweden) 

Ethics, power and heterogeneity through the lens of literary fiction in the practice of educational development 

Workshop 25: Annelies Gilis, Anneleen Cosemans, Saartje Creten, Steven Huyghe, (Educational Development Unit, KU Leuven) 

Doing the right thing!: educational developers striving for collaboration while challenged by divergent goals and interests of partners. 


Workshop 26: Shelda Debowski

What's in your Toolkit? The evolving role of the higher education developer in a volatile sector

Workshop 27: Dr Rachel Forsyth and Dr Claire Hamshire, ( Manchester Metropolitan University)  

Purposeful play: Using games and stories to promote discussion and decision-making in educational development