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Call for SAAHE 2017 awards

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Note: This page has been updated to reflect extensions to the submission deadlines for the two awards. We are pleased to announce the call for nominations for both the Distinguished Educator and Best Publication awards for 2017. The annual SAAHE Distinguished Educator Award recognises an individual in health sciences education who has made a significant […]

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An Open Letter to the State President and the Ministers of Higher Education and Finance

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Save our public universities We, academics of South African universities, call on our government to address the funding crisis in higher education. A key strategy that post-apartheid governments undertook to reduce race and class inequality after apartheid was to substantially increase access to universities in South Africa. Between 1994 and 2014, the number of students […]

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SAAHE AGM at the 2016 conference

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Notice is hereby given of the SAAHE Annual General Meeting to take place on the 22nd June at the National Conference in Port Elizabeth. Members are encouraged to review the documentation for the AGM below, and to attend the meeting at 16:00 on the 22nd. Agenda for the AGM to be held on 22 June, […]

Awards

SAAHE 2016 Distinguished Educator announced

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It is with great pleasure and pride that we award the 2016 SAAHE Distinguished Educator award to Professor Marietjie de Villiers, from the Family Medicine and Primary Care Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University. From the nomination: A true health professions educator is one who facilitates learning in every possible way from introducing a […]

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On the passing on Prof. Wendy McMillan

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It is with sadness that we note the passing of Prof Wendy McMillan on the 23rd December, 2015. Prof McMillan was a role model, a colleague, a friend and an Education Advisor to the UWC Faculty of Dentistry. She held various degrees, including in education, an honours in curriculum, and PhD in educational sociology. She […]

Conference

2015 national conference update

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This year the SAAHE national conference will be jointly run by SAAHE and The Network / Towards Unity for Health. This meeting offers a wonderful opportunity, not only for South African health professions educators to come together and share their experiences, but to connect with international colleagues as well. The 2015 conference is the culmination […]