The University of Cape Town (UCT) is taking part in a national survey on staff experiences of and perspectives on remote emergency teaching and learning (RETL) and its future. The survey is being run by the Council on Higher Education, Universities South Africa and the University of the Free State.
This survey focuses on:
We are particularly interested in the level and type of support that was provided to you by the institution and how we could improve this support for teaching staff.
If you are willing to share your experiences and thoughts, please complete the survey.
The survey will close on 30 June 2021. We will provide a report back to the UCT community on both the national and institutional outcomes. If you have any questions on the survey, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Professor Lis Lange
Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Teaching and Learning
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COVID-19 is a global pandemic that caused President Cyril Ramaphosa to declare a national disaster in South Africa on 15 March 2020 and to implement a national lockdown from 26 March 2020.
UCT is taking the threat of infection in our university community extremely seriously, and this page will be updated regularly with the latest COVID-19 information. Please note that the information on this page is subject to change depending on current lockdown regulations.
In an email to the UCT community, Vice-Chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng said:
“COVID-19, caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2, is a rapidly changing epidemic. [...] Information [...] will be updated as and when new information becomes available.”
We are continuing to monitor the situation and we will be updating the UCT community regularly – as and when there are further updates. If you are concerned or need more information, students can contact the Student Wellness Service on 021 650 5620 or 021 650 1271 (after hours), while staff can contact 021 650 5685.