College of Education

2017 Literacy Day Seminar

The Department of ABET and Youth Development in the College of Education, cordially invites you to the 2017 Literacy Day Seminar, which will be held as follows:

Date: 28 September 2017
Venue: Building 7:7/2B
Time: 9:00 - 14:00

Tentative Programme

09:00 – 09:30 Registration and refreshments

Programme Director: Prof A Arko-Achemfuor

09:30 – 09:40 Welcome and purpose of the seminar:
Prof O Lebeloane
09:40 – 10:10 Keynote address: The role of literacy in development:
Prof V. I McKay V Dean

Session 1: Theme:  Literacy in a digital world (UNESCO-2017)

10:10-10:30 Literacy and technology for rural livelihoods:
Secretary General South African National Commission for UNESCO - Mr C Mukwevho
10:30 – 10:50 Literacy, skills development and rural economy: Case of Manyeledi.
CEO Bokamoso Investment - Ms L Serolong-Holzapfel
10: 50 – 11:10 Literacy, entrepreneurship and skills development: Investec: Ms S Moihloe
11:10 – 11:40 Questions, comments and discussions (facilitator: Dr L Johnson)
11:40 – 12:00 BREAK

Session 2: Supporting Partners

12:00 – 12:10 ARC: Dr L Matsunyane
12:10 – 12:20 Ages (Hydrogeology): Dr S Pretorius
12:20 – 12:30 Unisa: Prof. A Arko-Achemfuor
12: 30 – 12:40 Chief of Manyeledi: Rre Kgosiyagae
12:40 – 13:00 Questions, comments and discussions (facilitator: Dr L Johnson)
13:00 – 13:05 Vote of thanks: Prof K P Quan-Baffour
13:05 – 14:00 Lunch