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Sep 21 2017

IDEAS Coming together to learn and share

As part of the International Distance Education and African Students (IDEAS) project, the South African based team went to the United Kingdom to present work at the Royal Geographical Society’s (RGS-IGB) annual conference and then meet the UK based team at Open University for intensive discussions and meetings on the project progress.

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Sep 14 2017

Pathways into through and out of higher education, Germany

Jekaterina Rogaten, one of the IDEAS post-doctoral researchers attended the ‘Pathways into through and out of higher education’ conference in Hannover Germany on the 11th and 12th of September 2017.

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Sep 14 2017


Parvati and I (Melis) attended 2017 IMISCOE (International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion) conference in Rotterdam, Netherlands. IMISCOE is the largest migration and integration conference held in Europe.

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Aug 08 2017

Jenna Mittelmeier at Promoting Inclusion Transforming Lives conference

June of 2017 saw one of the IDEAS team members, Jenna Mittelmeier, presenting a portion if the IDEAS research at the ‘Promoting Inclusion Transforming Lives’ conference in Dundee, Scotland. The title of the presentation given was ‘Inclusivity, integration and international distance education: Evidence from a South African context’. The presentation was put together as a collaborative effort between two of the IDEAS team members, namely Jenna Mittelmeier and Jekaterina Rogeten.