“Being on Victoria’s team”

Professor Katherine Wimpenny, PhD, Professor of Research in Global Learning, Theme Lead Intercultural Engagement and Global Learning, The Research Centre for Global Learning; Education and Attainment (GLEA), Coventry University, UK. As Director of Studies for Victoria Barron, along with the rest of the supervisory team here at Coventry University – Professor Julia Carroll, Professor in…

British Council UK-SA Project

The future of Doctoral Education FUNDERS Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) – RSA, British Council (BC) – UK. DATES April 2019 – July 2019 COLLABORATORS Walter Sisulu University (WSU) University of Stellenbosch (SU) Coventry University (CU) PROJECT LEADS Prof. Katherine Wimpenny (Project Lead) katherine.wimpenny@coventry.ac.uk Dr Ferdie Gerber, Bid coordinator for Walter Sisulu University…

Collegiality, Conviviality and Conversation:

DACD2019 provided a much needed opportunity to meet with fellow PhD researchers and learn of the diversity of research in Coventry University’s Doctoral College.  As a PhD researcher with the centre for Global Learning Education and Attainment, just completing my first year, I get so immersed in my books and writing that I don’t often…

South Africa-United Kingdom University Staff Doctoral Programme – Project Update

by Zaira Solomons Our second all-partner online meeting was held this month, successfully using Microsoft Teams. The meeting coincided with the visit by project members from Walter Sisulu University (WSU) to Stellenbosch University. The view from GLEA’s laptop shows (left) Dr Rebekah Smith McGloin from Coventry University, (top right) Prof. Nolutho Diko from WSU who…

JOVITAL Project

By Alun DeWinter Hello and a warm welcome to the GLEA blog. This is actually my first every blog post I have ever written, so I hope that this will be of as much interest to you as it is a learning curve for me! To briefly introduce myself, I am Alun DeWinter, an early…

JOVITAL Project Update

by Alun DeWinter In March, Alun, Arinola and Katherine were privileged to spend two days in Rome as part of the ongoing Jordan Opportunity for Virtual Innovative Teaching and Learning (JOVITAL) project, for which GLEA is undertaking work package one (a strand of research activity which runs for the duration of the project).  This EU…

South Africa-United Kingdom University Staff Doctoral Programme

Learning Lessons Laterally: A South Africa-United Kingdom Collaboration – by Zaira Solomons We’ve kicked off a new project. From April to June, GLEA is working closely with colleagues at Stellenbosch University, Walter Sisulu University, and Coventry University’s Doctoral College, Centre for Research Capability and Development. Together, we’ve been funded by the British Council and the…