Wonderful lecturers awarded – CPUT

The exceptional instructing abilities of ab 28 teachers from all colleges had been acknowledged throughout the latest CPUT Educating Excellence Awards, which had been held on the Granger Bay campus. 

Among the many recipients, had been Dr Candice Livingston (Training), Dr Belief Matsilele, Alexandra Noble, Amanda Morris,  Dr Sisanda Nkoala, Dr Belinda Verster (Informatics and Design) Dr Oluwaseun Oyekola, Leigh Middleton, Kevin Musungu, Dr Sweta Patnaik (Engineering & the Constructed Surroundings), Dr Shirley Le Roux, Johan Van Rooyen, Dr Frans Radloff, Bonita Kleyn-Magolie,  Dr Hanle Theron, Dr Vusi Mshayisa, (Utilized Science), Prinesh Bikhani  Raygaanah Barday, Nadia Davids, Frances De Klerk, Dr Ali Almaktoof, Dr Christiaan Hattingh-Niekerk (Enterprise and Administration Sciences), Michael Paulse, Dr Yvonne Prince, Roxanne Maritz, Anelisa Motaung, Dr Kathleen Naidoo, Nkosikho Sogwagwa (Well being and Wellness Sciences).

In his opening speech, Prof Rishi Balkaran, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Educating and Studying, congratulated the winners. Balkaran stated the recipients had been working past the bizarre to be sure that the scholars study.

Two awardees had been every given the prospect to do a brief speech. Dr Oluwaseun Oyekola talked about that as lecturers they’ve skilled the #feesmustfall and #Rhodesmustfall protests resulting in shutdowns in 2015-2016 and past these there have been a number of inside pupil unrests at CPUT.  Oyekola stated all these have introduced lecturers with difficulties alongside alternatives for innovation in instructing and studying. “I’ve been privileged to journey the wave, fairly than battle in opposition to it,” Oyekola continued.

“Whereas CPUT celebrates our dedication to instructing excellence, I’d like to understand these which were dedicated to me, making this a actuality. I’m in a position to stand earlier than you in the present day as a result of I stand on the shoulders of giants referred to as my colleagues, my spouse has been relentlessly a shoulder to lean on and I’ve been upheld by God’s arms. I’m a trainer due to the scholars. I would additionally wish to acknowledge the continued assist I’ve obtained from Fundani.

“Behind the scenes of the blessing of this instructing excellence award are bruises, blows and breakdowns. But we rise! CPUT, thanks for the alternatives you’ve afforded me, thanks for bestowing me with such an honour and this particular award.”

Dr Candice Livingston stated: “I wish to take this chance to thank the DVC for Educating and Studying, the evaluation committee and Fundani for this award. However most of all, I owe this to the scholars. I’m a trainer. I train lecturers easy methods to train. I notably love English instructing…”