News & Events Splash!

  • The Alumni Conference and Reflective Seminar of the Swedish/Africa/Asia International Training Programme on Higher Education for Sustainable Development is taking from the 25th-28th of November 2014 at ELRC, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. A link to more information will be added soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Paper-making workshop with Dr Schudel and Eco-School teachers. 14h45-16h45 September 2nd at ELRC. See our facebook page for pictures and description.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Launch of the book entitled 'Breakthrough: Corporate
    South Africa in a Green Economy', edited by Alumnus Prof Godwell Nhamo, August 27. Key Note Address by Heila Lotz-Sisitka. See website and facebook page for more information.

 

 

 

  • Prof Heila Lotz-Sisitka appointed as Director of Rhodes University Post-Graduate Studies Centre. 

 

 

 

  • Heila, Ingrid, Soul, Zintle, Lebona, Sirkka, Victoria & Vanessa attended & made presentations at the 2nd South African Education Research Association (SAERA) conference at Durban. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • ELRC featured at the 2014 National Arts Festival. July 3rd-13th, 10-11am. Theme: Re-imagining Social Practice for Sustainability. Click download the Re-Imagining poster click here ELRC arts festival poster 2014 and to see page 281 of arts festival programme where it appears click here 2014 National Arts Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Check out our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Environmental-Learning-Research-Centre-ELRC/641692732566847

 

 

 

  • Follow our tweet at @ELRC3

 

 

 

  • There were three PhD (Daniel SABAI, David LINDLEY and Jane Bosibori OTEKI) and four master's (MOHANOE Elma Nthabiseng, MPHINYANE Andani, MUKWAMBO Robson and EMILIE Shane) ELRC graduates this year. For more information click 2014 PhDs and Master's graduates

 

 

 

  • Namibia hosted the 32nd annual conference of the Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA) 2014. Full information is accessible on: www.eeasaconference.com. If you have questions, kindly direct them to: EEASAconference@unam.na

 

 

  • PhD Week 2014: March 10-14; July 21-25 and September 29-October 3.

 

 

 

  • The ELRC Friday Post-graduate Seminar is on. Usually starts by 8:30, except otherwise circulated - You are welcome to join us.

 

 

 

  • Prof Heila Lotz-Sisitka is on sabbatical leave in 2014!

 

 

 

  • Fundisa for Change Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Teacher Education Conference and Launch February 2014. For more information click Fundisa for Change Conference and launch - February 2014

     

     

     

     

     

     

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     2013 EVENTS

  • 2013 International Training Programme on Education for Sustainable Development in Higher Education.

    - Held from October 21-31

    - Involved participants from Morocco, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Mozambique.

    - Participants included Deans of Faculties, Pedagogical Directors in the University, Professors, Lecturers, Researchers and Heads of Institutes and Heads of Departments.

    - Participants also cross disciplinary boundaries, and include natural sciences, social sciences,  languages, economics and management, education and engineering (amongst others).

     

 

  • 31ST EEASA ANNUAL CONFERENCE - 2013
The theme of the 2013 conference is:
Green Economy: Insights and Perspectives for Environmental Education in Southern Africa.”
 
Date: 10 - 12 September, 2013
Venue: Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe, Malawi
Entry by Air: Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe
 
Subthemes include:
1. Mainstreaming Green economy in Southern African Education institutions.
2. Role of education and technology in developing Green economy skills.
3. Government policies and Green Economy.
4. Green economy and low carbon emission development strategy.
5. Workplace based learning and the role of industry in green economy.
6. Green economy communities of practice and innovations: lessons from the region and beyond.
7. Green economy: What does the future hold for Southern Africa?
8. Challenges and opportunities: The role of labour movements in green economy.
9. Green economy: towards wealth creation and poverty alleviation in Southern Africa.
 
For enquiries and further information contact Mr. Makonombera (to makonombera@yahoo.com ) or Dr Marlene Chikuni on:
+265 995 354 934 or e-mail: mchikuni@cc.ac.mw
 
 
 
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  •  Faculty of Education PhD Conference 
16 to 18 October 2013

 

This conference brings together Education PhD scholars and their supervisors to share their research and to meet other researchers engaged in the doctoral journey. The conference includes excellent keynote speakers and interesting workshops as well as presentations by doctoral candidates at various stages in their research. 

 

Please upload your registration and abstract before 8 September 2013. For more information, go to https://sites.google.com/site/phdconferenceonknowledge/

 

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  • Fundisa for Change launches its website

For more information click http://www.fundisaforchange.co.za

 

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  • Application for Masters in Education 2013-2014 closed 

The faculty of Education advertised the 2013-2014 masters degrees programme. Registration options were: full-time or part-time (five one week contact sessions per year over two years); full thesis or coursework plus half thesis. All coursework sessions (5 weeks in Year 1 and 4 weeks in Year 2) are compulsory. Coursework sessions are normally in Jan/Feb; April; June/July and September. A full thesis 100% research option is also available All applications MUST be on an official Rhodes University post-graduate application form which can be downloaded from: http://www.ru.ac.za/studentzone/FutureStudents/ApplyingtoRhodes.

Applications MUST also be accompanied by a Curriculum Vitae and a 200 word Letter of Motivation.

Completed applications must be send to: ‘The Registrar’, Rhodes University, PO Box 94 Grahamstown, 6140, South Africa.  Email queries, or completed email applications can also be sent to the Registrar on registrar@ru.ac.za. For enquiries phone: +27 46 603 8127.  Further enquiries and more detailed information on the course curriculum can be obtained from Sashay Armstrong on sashay.armstrong@ru.ac.za

Closing date for applications is NOW 10th October 2012.

TO VIEW FLYER, CLICK MED promo flyer

 

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  • International Conferences that took place at Rhodes University in 2012

 

Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA) Conference 2012. For further details please go to www.EEASAConference2012.co.za

 

The 2012 SADC/Rhodes University International Certificate in Environmental Education (EE) Course

The SADC/Rhodes University International Certificate in EE Course is the flagship course for SADC REEP and has taken place annually for the past fourteen years.  This year’s course is specifically for past participants of the Rhodes/SADC course (that is, people who completed the course between 1998 and 2011).  The past participants who are selected for this year’s “reunion” will be invited to attend the two-week course, and to stay on in Grahamstown for the EEASA conference held from 11th to 14th September. 

  

The International Association of Critical Realism (IACR) Conference 2012. For more information go to www.IACR2012conference.co.za 

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  • Article on citizenship and education by Saleem Badat in The Daily Dispatch.

Article on Education & Citizenship

Last Modified: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 14:59:55 SAST

  • ELRC in action @ the 2014 Art Festival

    Re-imagining social practice for sustainability which features in the 2014 Arts Festival in Grahamstown will be anchored by the Environmental Learning Research Centre (ELRC), Rhodes University from 3rd-13th July, 10:00-11:00 am daily. 

    Events lined up for the week include public lectures, talks, discussions, workshops, debates, and book launch. 

    Speakers include Rob O'Donoghue, Heila Lotz-Sisitka, Jay O'Keefe, Ingrid Schudel, Lausanne Olvitt, Zintle Songqwaru, Priya Vallabh, Soul Shava, Nick Homer and more.

    For more information click here ELRC arts festival poster 2014 or see page 281 of the festival programme here 2014 National Arts Festival.

    We look forward to seeing you.