Latest News Archive

Please select Category, Year, and then Month to display items
Years
2017 2018 2019 2020
Previous Archive
News Items

News Archive

World-renowned researcher and author facilitates at Kovsies
2010-03-08

 
The facilitator with three academics of the Faculty of Education: (from the left) Emmie van Wyk (CHESD), Jean McNiff, Annette Wilkinson (CHESD), and Adri Beylefeld (Office of the Dean).
Jean McNiff, world-renowned action researcher and author of 19 published books, created a buzz on the University of the Free State Campus last week.

She spent 23 February at the Faculty of Education. The day started off with a panel discussion between six senior staff members of the faculty and of the UFS Planning Unit. Thereafter 24 academic staff members attended a seminar where they were introduced to the methodology and conventions of action research (AR).

The full-day workshop on 24 February was attended by 30 UFS and 30 CUT staff members. The workshop – with the interesting title, Using our educational responsibilities to transform our violent histories into life-affirming futures – was participative and interactive, true to the nature of AR.

In addition to the 84 staff members who have already benefitted from these sessions, 12 staff members from the QwaQwa Campus will have the opportunity to watch the video-taped version of the workshop.

Jean McNiff's book Action research for professional development is available as a free download on her webpage www.jeanmcniff.com .

We use cookies to make interactions with our websites and services easy and meaningful. To better understand how they are used, read more about the UFS cookie policy. By continuing to use this site you are giving us your consent to do this.

Accept