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‘The Flipped Classroom is just as much about unlearning just as it is learning’. Over warm cups of coffee shared over three different continents, members of the HERESA community came together to talk about the Flipped Classroom model for the first HERESA Café. Read the full review of the session here

On the Flip Slide: An Introduction to the first HERESA Café

The HERESA community is proud to announce the launch of HERESA Café. THENSA’s Media Liaison, Ms Khanya Mtshali, interviewed Dr. Elina Botha from Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) in Finland, whose institution will lead this exciting first session on the Flipped Classroom. For the interview transcript, click here

UWN: Technology universities’ project focuses on teaching modalities

“Can the Higher Education Reform Experts South Africa (HERESA) project be used as a tool to re-conceive South Africa’s higher education sector in the Fourth Industrial Revolution and post-pandemic world?” Read the full article here

HERESA Interview with SABC

South African universities of technology to benefit from a Higher Education Reform Experts – South Africa project A three-year project called HERE-SA or Higher Education Reform Experts South Africa has officially been launched. Funded by the European Union, the project hopes to strengthen and revitalize the country’s technology-based institutions of higher learning. It is set…

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The Technological Higher Education Network South Africa (THENSA) is recognised as a vibrant, innovative consortium for advancing technology-focused institutions with a transformative social impact.

               Read a message from the THENSA CEO and HERESA Project Leader, Dr Anshu Padayachee

OBREAL Global has transformed over the past years from an association that primarily promotes European Union-Latin America cooperation in higher education and research to one with a broader inter-regional mandate and membership scope, committed to strengthening South-South- North cooperation within and between regions.

Read a message from the President of OBREAL Global (HERESA EU Coordinating Partner), Mr Ramon Torrent

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The network of Higher Education Reform Experts (HEREs) was established in the framework of the Tempus programme and continues to be supported through Erasmus+.

These experts constitute a pool of expertise to promote and enhance the modernisation of higher education. They participate in the development of policies and reforms in their countries and contribute to the training of local stakeholders. Their activities consist, for example, in organising and participating in seminars, writing articles and reports, or providing advice to individual institutions and policymakers.

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The Erasmus+ Higher Education Reform Experts (HEREs)