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Events archive2022-06-21T11:08:30+02:00

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Current approaches to decolonising the African university: The CHEC universities in conversation

Funded by the Andrew W Mellon Foundation, the seminar will present the results of data collected on the approaches to and projects related to decoloniality in the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Stellenbosch University, the University of Cape Town and the University of the Western Cape (UWC).

April 1st, 2022|Past events|

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Invitation to HELA Masterclass – Navigating the Complex and Uncertain Future with Triarchic Leadership

June 19th, 2023|

The purpose of this 3-hour master class is to equip leaders with the knowledge and understanding of the Triarchic Theory of Cognitive Disposition, empowering them to effectively navigate the complexities and uncertainties in today's rapidly changing world.

Invitation to HELA Masterclass – In search of Mode x.y knowledge co-production approaches

June 19th, 2023|

The masterclass deals with the following question:  To what extent are the traditional knowledge production paradigms valuable to the modern research discourse? The university traditions on research come under focus. The purpose of this 3-hour masterclass is to equip researchers with the knowledge and understanding of knowledge co-production and the value of knowledge creation and distribution to provide value to the university community within the ambit of Education 5.0 and the growing need for research outcomes as societal value. 

CHEC Critical Conversation Series: Higher Education leadership in challenging times

May 5th, 2023|

This Critical Conversation will introduce the Triarchic Leadership Mindset for navigating the complex today and uncertain tomorrow. Mental processes form the bedrock  of leadership thinking, reasoning, and acting, and the right mindset is critical for navigating the complex, chaotic, and unpredictable times we find ourselves in, let alone an uncertain future. This Critical Conversation will introduce attendees to the appropriate mindset required to successfully lead in these challenging times.

CHEC Critical Conversation Series: How Intelligent is AI These Days, and When Will it Take Over?

March 9th, 2023|

We will discuss the capabilities and limitations of current popular AI tools such as ChatGPT. Our goal is to explore what machine intelligence might look like, how far along we are, and what threats it may pose in the future. We will survey current uses of AI and ML in production environments as a baseline for informed forecasting.

CHEC Critical Conversation Series: Your invitation to the first CHEC Critical Conversation of 2023

February 8th, 2023|

You are invited to join us at STIAS for the first face to face closing ceremony of the CHEC capacity development programmes. If you are unable to join physically, a zoom link will be shared as well. Let’s get together and share our experiences.

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